Today's Five Best Columns
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Jun 15, 2012 9:36AM ET
Dana Milbank on Obama's Ohio speech, Peggy Noonan on national security leaks, John Cassidy on Obama's reelection strategy, Nikos Konstandaras on Greece's election, and Alicia Shepard on the Nixon tapes.
Jun 15, 2012 7:37AM ET
Florida Governor Rick Scott is okay with removing thousands of names from the voting rolls in his state, because his name was once removed from that same because Florida thought he was dead.
Jun 14, 2012 4:43PM ET
Spin's Natasha Vargas-Cooper had clearly been working on her feature about bath salts before the drug found itself at the center of intense national interest with the case of the so-called Miami zombie, but her fascinating and lengthy story will get some more attention with all the headlines about the horror drug.
Jun 14, 2012 1:49PM ET
Last summer, when Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an illegal immigrant in The New York Times Magazine, an obvious question arose: Isn't he going to be deported now?
Jun 14, 2012 1:28PM ET
A lot of us in the media have been watching one of our own—Cat Marnell, the former beauty director and health critic of xoJane.com—deal with her unabashed addiction in a very public forum.
Jun 14, 2012 12:33PM ET
Today in Sports: Armstrong fights back, Matt Cain gets a big assist, and the Heat need a time machine.
Jun 14, 2012 12:24PM ET
This is why people get angry with their public officials: The best advice from a Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman to commuters stranded by a fire that stopped train service was "take a nice day off and enjoy the sunshine."
Jun 14, 2012 11:07AM ET
Egypt's Constitutional Court has just ruled that its month-long parliamentary election was unconstitutional, ordering the entire lower house of Parliament to be dissolved.
Jun 14, 2012 9:40AM ET
Nicholas Kristof on Iran, George Will on school elections, Joan Vennochi on Scott Brown's pact, Ezra Klein on a new start-up, and Steve Kornacki on Obama and Bush
Jun 14, 2012 9:20AM ET
The reduction of the "Double Gulp" from an excessive 64 ounces to a moderate 50 ounces, the company says, isn't because of Bloomberg or his nanny state rules about sodas (not that convenience stores would be affected anyways) or your looming diabetes: it's because no one could fit the massive drinks into their car's cup holders.
Jun 14, 2012 9:19AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Jun 13, 2012 5:12PM ET
Lance Armstrong escaped prosecution on the doping charges that have dogged him for years, but he may still lose his seven Tour de France titles thanks to a new investigation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Jun 13, 2012 4:48PM ET
Not that we needed another piece of evidence for the cultural hegemony of the red Solo cup, but the internet gave us one anyway Wednesday when a clever blog post about the meaning of the ridges on the iconic college party cup took the Internet by storm.
Jun 13, 2012 4:40PM ET
Well, this is the end of it. Unless someone comes up with a whole new narrative about something John Edwards did to break the law, his legal troubles are over.
Jun 13, 2012 3:19PM ET
Your frightening tech news of the day comes from The Economist, which reports that weapons designers are developing a "self-aiming bullet."
Jun 13, 2012 2:39PM ET
Here's a new entry in our apparently on-going examination of our favorite Texas election law: A city council race in Webster, Texas was decided by the roll of a dice.
Jun 13, 2012 12:18PM ET
Today in Sports: Remembering the Dream Team, riots at Euro 2012, and another warning for NFL players.
Jun 13, 2012 10:26AM ET
The New York Post promises "a ribald round of 'Name That John'" with details offered up from the accused Upper East Side madam's alleged little black book. Except the details are so minimal as to be almost amusing.
Jun 13, 2012 10:11AM ET
Former New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik's social calendar is obviously a lot clearer now that he's in prison, but he still has to juggle people.
Jun 13, 2012 10:00AM ET
What could possibly go wrong with an unarmed truck advertising that it's holding hundreds of iPhones, iPods, and BlackBerrys?
Jun 13, 2012 9:40AM ET
Maureen Dowd on the Sandusky trial, Nathaniel Frank on gay parenting, John Dickerson on Jeb Bush, Richard Arenberg on the filibuster, and David Mason on Mormonism.
Jun 13, 2012 9:11AM ET
Jun 12, 2012 4:37PM ET
Things are not going well for the Zimmerman family: After a judge revoked George Zimmerman's bail on June 1, his wife Shellie Zimmerman was arrested on Tuesday for perjuring herself during his original bail hearing.
Jun 12, 2012 2:30PM ET
The hospital hosting Ronald Poppo, the homeless man whose face was chewed up by a drug-addled man, released some (very graphic) photos and details documenting his recovery, and now we can look forward to the end of the not terribly funny "zombie apocalypse" meme.
Jun 12, 2012 1:58PM ET
MSNBC host and Mika Brzezinski hair stylist Joe Scarborough wrote a column for Politico describing his easy decision to vote for Ron Paul in the Republican primary (in which Ron Paul isn't really competing).
Jun 12, 2012 1:41PM ET
New documents uncovered from the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office indicate that a top Penn State official kept a file about sexual assault allegations against former football coach Jerry Sandusky, and that he and the University president agreed that it would be "humane" to not report Sandusky to authorities.
Jun 12, 2012 1:37PM ET
It's amazing that Mexico's Zetas drug cartel managed to launder money through as huge a U.S. horse-racing operation as it allegedly did for as long as it allegedly did, seeing as how one of its horses was named Number One Cartel.
Jun 12, 2012 10:02AM ET
With a Bronx District Attorney review on the way and alumni stopping donations and creating advocacy websites, we'd say Amos Kamil's New York Times Magazine story on the alleged decades-long history of sex abuse at the Horace Mann prep school has had a big impact.
Jun 12, 2012 9:37AM ET
Katrina vanden Heuvel on administration leakers, Joe Nocera on Europe's crisis management, Ramesh Ponnuru on Wisconsin, Frank Bruni on the 2012 race, and Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers on the death penalty.
Jun 12, 2012 9:23AM ET
Even non-demographers won't find it terribly shocking that four of the nation's 25 zip codes with the biggest white influx over the past decade are in Brooklyn, New York, the most of any single state, let alone a city.