Today's Five Best Columns
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Apr 5, 2012 12:28PM ET
The world of golf is placid. Calm. Manicured. Largely white and male, and apparently happy to be so. But every once in a while someone stops and says, Wait a minute, is this really how it should be?
Apr 5, 2012 9:50AM ET
Gail Collins on the G.S.A. conference scandal, Joshua Green on un-cutting the deficit, Karl Rove on Santorum's odds, Dana Milbank on Romney and the press, Andrea Louise Campbell on insuring pre-existing conditions.
Apr 5, 2012 9:04AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Apr 5, 2012 8:59AM ET
By now, everyone knows how to "go green," but what if you want to take it the next level?
Apr 5, 2012 8:49AM ET
Golf is very important for some people. In Captain Jeff Donahue's case, it seems that shaving a few strokes off of his handicap was worth abusing his police power and busting out a professional golfer-turned-inmate for a few lessons.
Apr 5, 2012 6:39AM ET
Search warrants in the case of Iraqi-American woman who was beaten to death last month suggest that there may be more to the story than just a case of anti-Muslim violence.
Apr 5, 2012 5:49AM ET
Four former police officers were sentenced to prison terms from 38 to 65 years for their role in the shooting deaths of two unarmed men in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans.
Apr 4, 2012 5:44PM ET
One Goh, the former nursing student arrested for the shooting spree at an Oakland university, may face the death penalty for seven murder and three attempted murder charges, all apparently stemming from a dispute over tuition.
Apr 4, 2012 5:38PM ET
One big component of the well-documented anxiety young people experience today is student loan debt, but if a recent report from the Federal Reserve is to believed, they're also a major burden on older Americans.
Apr 4, 2012 4:31PM ET
In some flea markets and T-shirt stores you occasionally see the image of George W. Bush above a caption that reads, "Miss me yet?"
Apr 4, 2012 4:24PM ET
Firefighters are currently fighting a blaze at the iconic Macy's in Herald Square after reports of a fire in the basement Wednesday afternoon. The enormous store is a landmark, most notably featured in the film Miracle on 34th Street, so we certainly hope there's no lasting damage.
Apr 4, 2012 2:46PM ET
Imagine an Internet on which haters didn't hate.
Apr 4, 2012 2:15PM ET
Google finally divulged details of its much-rumored project to design eye-wear that augments reality with a video featuring their hopes for "project glass," and the results are as impressive as you'd expect, but also a little disconcertingly "man-meets-machine."
Apr 4, 2012 1:16PM ET
It's been 11 years coming, but the United States has finally charged Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others accused in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Apr 4, 2012 12:02PM ET
Yesterday, the U.S. Army sent out a new request to its clients in the military industrial complex: We need heavy-duty underwear. But any old bullet-proof boxers; they must be comfy.
Apr 4, 2012 11:24AM ET
While the U.S. housing market continues to struggle, there is one bright spot for those who sell apartments: Russians are investing plenty of money in high-end real estate, especially in New York City.
Apr 4, 2012 9:46AM ET
Amy Davidson on Obama's opponents, Mark Bittman on pink slime, Peter Orszag on food stamps, Holman W. Jenkins Jr. on high-speed trading, and Anna Schiffrin on measuring happiness.
Apr 4, 2012 8:52AM ET
While we wait breathlessly for the announcement of who actually won the Mega Millions lottery, there's plenty to keep us entertained
Apr 4, 2012 8:24AM ET
Apr 4, 2012 8:03AM ET
Cartoonist Nick Anderson on the flailing Gingrich campaign.
Apr 4, 2012 6:28AM ET
A Board of Trustees meeting at Santa Monica City College turned chaotic on Tuesday night when protesting students were pepper sprayed, indoors, by police trying to control the unruly crowd.
Apr 3, 2012 5:21PM ET
The National Magazine Award finalists have been announced, and women are not represented at all in reporting, feature writing, profile writing, essays and criticism, columns and commentary, or feature photography.
Apr 3, 2012 1:15PM ET
If environmental stewardship turned into some sort of epic battle of the sexes, men would get clobbered.
Apr 3, 2012 10:48AM ET
The Mega Millions is already tearing people apart, and its biggest winners have yet to come forward.
Apr 3, 2012 10:22AM ET
Though Olympia Snowe was the guest of honor at the Women's Campaign Fund event at Rockefeller Center, Sandra Fluke seemed to be the star.
Apr 3, 2012 9:48AM ET
Joe Nocera on hating the banks, James Feldman on Solicitor General Verrilli, Richard Clarke on cybersecurity, Bret Stephens on Egypt's presidential candidates, and Adam Cohen on cruel and unusual prison food.
Apr 3, 2012 8:55AM ET
Due to financial complications related to her continued stay in Rikers and the charge of promoting prostitution that's keeping her there, Anna Gristina has been forced to give up the majority of her much-adored pigs.
Apr 3, 2012 8:10AM ET
Apr 3, 2012 6:44AM ET
The man responsible for killing seven people at an Oakland, California, college yesterday was a former student who had reportedly been kicked out of the school and had returned looking to attack an administrator with whom he had a dispute.
Apr 3, 2012 5:02AM ET
One man was shot and fires were set all across Lexington, but Kentucky fans mostly behaved themselves while celebrating their eighth national championship in basketball.