Today's Five Best Columns
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4 Hrs Ago
Shield of Hope is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which means future donations will now be tax deductible.
4 Hrs Ago
The paper's editorial board announced Friday that they will no longer use the word "Redskin" on their op-ed page.
9 Hrs Ago
The bees have been safely transported to a beefarm, along with the 17 honeycombs they had produced in the ceiling.
9 Hrs Ago
Nearly 34 years after killing John Lennon, Mark David Chapman is awaiting the verdict of his latest parole hearing.
Aug 22, 2014 11:55AM ET
Two firefighters were injured during the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday in Kentucky.
Aug 22, 2014 10:33AM ET
David Ignatius on ISIL, Paul Krugman on inflation, Financial Times on jihadism, Daniel Gordis on Israel, Alec MacGillis on policing.
Aug 22, 2014 10:03AM ET
The two German artists who swapped them for all-white flags have handed the originals back to America.
Aug 22, 2014 9:51AM ET
GlobalPost, Foley's employer, says they only received two communications from the terrorist group, one of which came last week.
Aug 22, 2014 9:07AM ET
The report doesn't say anything about what happened, and it wasn't reviewed by a supervisor until 10 days after Michael Brown died. It was given final approval on August 20.
Aug 22, 2014 8:25AM ET
Beyond funding, the scholarship will also provide a mentoring program. The program will be staffed by Foley's family and friends.
Aug 21, 2014 4:11PM ET
Sotloff was taken hostage on August 4, 2013 by ISIL, but his disappearance was subject to a media blackout until now.
Aug 21, 2014 2:01PM ET
The State Department has reportedly banned diplomats from participating in the ubiquitous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Aug 21, 2014 12:15PM ET
A reworking of The Sound of Music's "My Favorite Things," the track features Hill twisting the familiar melody with lyrics that cut deep.
Aug 21, 2014 11:32AM ET
With the Islamic State having killed one American hostage and threatening to kill another, The Wire spoke with Gary Sick, who served on the White House team during the Iranian hostage crisis.
Aug 21, 2014 11:06AM ET
Charles Lane on Ferguson, Marc Champion on James Foley, Robin Wright on Iraq, Dean Starkman on Wall Street, and Deborah E. Lipstadt on anti-semitism.
Aug 21, 2014 10:36AM ET
American teens are having fewer babies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week, finding that teenage sexual activity decreased while use of birth control increased, in 2013.
Aug 21, 2014 8:14AM ET
A night without major incident passed through Ferguson for the first time in a week.
Aug 21, 2014 7:37AM ET
Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical worker who was infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa, is said to have fully recovered and will be released from the hospital today.
Aug 20, 2014 7:51PM ET
Police say they released it in the interests of transparency, though the police union also believes it supports the officers' account of the incident.
Aug 20, 2014 6:39PM ET
Officials have said earlier this summer, military special forces were sent into Syria to rescue American citizens being held captive by ISIS.
Aug 20, 2014 6:07PM ET
Students at Arizona State University, James Madison University, and Coastal Carolina University will have their very own mobile Starbucks next week.
Aug 20, 2014 5:51PM ET
A friend of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty in the US District Court in Boston on Thursday, CNN reported.
Aug 20, 2014 5:19PM ET
Today is officially Al Roker Appreciation Day in New York City.
Aug 20, 2014 5:17PM ET
SeaWorld will not be appealing the citations it received following the drowning of one of its trainers who was pulled under by a killer whale.
Aug 20, 2014 4:35PM ET
A Ferguson Police officer who threatened to kill protesters has been taken off duty after a complaint from the Missouri ACLU, the organization announced Wednesday.
Aug 20, 2014 3:16PM ET
So far, no one has it.
Aug 20, 2014 1:20PM ET
A White House petition calling for all police to wear cameras created after the shooting death of Michael Brown has surpassed 100,000 signatures, the amount requiring a response from The White House.
Aug 20, 2014 11:43AM ET
This comes after the FBI declared the video unofficially authentic to the Foley family.
Aug 20, 2014 10:55AM ET
Owen Jones on James Foley, Shashank Joshi on ISIL, Mohamed A. El-Erian on Jackson Hole, Ruth Marcus on political corruption, and Maureen Dowd on Obama.
Aug 20, 2014 10:24AM ET
Even in the business of sowing chaos, there must be some order.