Today's Five Best Columns
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Sep 19, 2014 11:16AM ET
Gideon Rachman on Cameron vs. Scotland, Fareed Zakaria on Narendra Modi, Paul Krugman on the economics of climate change, Rami G. Khouri on Hamas, and Afua Hirsch on the causes of Islamic extremism.
Sep 19, 2014 10:56AM ET
Even though they don't have to, thousands lined up around the globe to "experience" Apple obsession and purchase the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
Sep 19, 2014 10:43AM ET
Somehow Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has managed to convinces over a dozen esteemed big screen actors to play rape victims, cult leaders, delusional mothers and more. Here are the best Emmy-nominated roles.
Sep 19, 2014 10:34AM ET
Muhammad Shakil Auj was struck in the neck and head while riding in a car to an event, held in his honor, at the Iranian Consulate, the man who shot him escaped by motorbike.
Sep 19, 2014 10:11AM ET
The latest, decidedly less cartoonish film from Tim Burton is doubling as Amy Adams' latest play for that elusive Oscar. Does is bode well or ill?
Sep 19, 2014 10:00AM ET
Though P&G no longer wants to take part in the campaign, they will still donate the funds they set assigned for research as planned.
Sep 19, 2014 9:07AM ET
Eight government officials and journalists were attacked as they tried to educate local residents about the Ebola outbreak.
Sep 19, 2014 9:04AM ET
We learn the rules of the world (there's a maze, don't go in the maze), then we set about breaking them. Get ready for the sequel!
Sep 19, 2014 8:09AM ET
Biden has moments that make you want to root for him like crazy. Then he uses the term "shylocks."
Sep 19, 2014 7:43AM ET
Nine months after the Bridgeghazi scandal, a federal probe has not yet found a link between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the infamous closing of the George Washington Bridge. That doesn't mean Christie's problems are over.
Sep 19, 2014 6:58AM ET
France became the first country to join the United States in launching airstrikes against Islamic State targets. In a statement released by President Francois Hollande's office on Friday, he said that France had destroyed an ISIS "logistics depot."
Sep 19, 2014 1:55AM ET
An astonishing 84 percent of eligible voters came out for the referendum, with 55 percent voting to preserve the 307-year-old union.
Sep 18, 2014 6:31PM ET
The antihero who previously appeared in X-Men Origins: Wolverine played by Ryan Reynolds will finally be getting his long-planned spin-off film.
Sep 18, 2014 6:31PM ET
The Senate gave Obama the approval he wanted in a vote that divided potential Republican presidential contenders. The House passed the measure on Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2014 6:23PM ET
The NFL's Anna Isaacson gave her first interview since being appointed to the newly created position of Vice President of Social Responsibility on Monday.
Sep 18, 2014 6:04PM ET
The Kansas Supreme Court decided Thursday to take Chad Taylor — the Democratic nominee for Senate — off of this fall's ballot.
Sep 18, 2014 5:45PM ET
“If an N.F.L. player can lose his job because of domestic violence, then a federal judge should definitely not be allowed to keep his lifetime appointment to the federal bench,” Rep. Terri A. Sewell wrote in a statement.
Sep 18, 2014 5:06PM ET
Who earns gold, silver, and bronze medals when you compare the three casts of Annie against each other? It's all in honor of the 1999 TV movie's anniversary.
Sep 18, 2014 4:42PM ET
There are two psychological effects at play in getting people to vote "Yes."
Sep 18, 2014 3:42PM ET
There's a lot that could change if Scotland decides to leave the UK, everything from flags to banks to politics are at risk, but let's focus on what is really important: booze.
Sep 18, 2014 3:16PM ET
About 7.3 million Americans have enrolled in and — this is key — paid for their health care insurance.
Sep 18, 2014 2:59PM ET
Wayne Allen Huntsman is accused of intentionally setting the King Fire, a fast moving, 111-square-mile blaze east of Sacramento.
Sep 18, 2014 2:36PM ET
Meghan. Meghan, what are you doing? Please stop. Taylor doesn't deserve this.
Sep 18, 2014 2:12PM ET
Apart from starting Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos also keeps busy as the owner of Blue Origin, an aerospace company.
Sep 18, 2014 1:52PM ET
New details emerged from a police report about the fourth NFL player cited for domestic violence in the last week.
Sep 18, 2014 1:48PM ET
Director J.C. Chandor's follow-up to "All Is Lost," featuring the Zero Dark Thirty and Inside Llewyn Davis stars, will bow on New Year's Eve.
Sep 18, 2014 1:42PM ET
The 260-year old club based in St. Andrews, Scotland, has voted to allow female members.
Sep 18, 2014 1:07PM ET
The Hut is all about pizza diversity. Pizzversity.
Sep 18, 2014 12:47PM ET
Sep 18, 2014 12:46PM ET
Congress is cutting its session short and returning to the campaign trail after voting on President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels.