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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

At least Sterling got 3 things right

At least Sterling got 3 things right


At least Sterling got 3 things right

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:32 AM PDT

Disgraced L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling dug himself in even deeper during an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Monday night. Sterling purportedly went on CNN to apologize for his appallingly racist rant that V. Stiviano, an attractive young woman whom Sterling calls a "friend," had audiotaped and released almost two weeks earlier. After the team publicly protested his actions and the NBA fined him and banned him from basketball for life, Sterling had a lot to apologize for, and in the interview with Cooper, he apparently gave it his best shot.

Explorer may have found Columbus' ship

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:45 AM PDT

Is a sunken shipwreck off Haiti the long lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas? Barry Clifford says he's confident it is.

Google loses landmark privacy case

Posted: 13 May 2014 08:23 AM PDT

People have the "right to be forgotten" and search engines like Google must remove certain unwanted links, Europe's top court decided in a surprise ruling Tuesday.

Boko Haram threat keeps town awake

Posted: 13 May 2014 02:45 AM PDT

Nightfall in this part of Nigeria has become truly frightening with the threat from Boko Haram seemingly everywhere.

Fallout from VA scheduling woes

Posted: 13 May 2014 12:54 AM PDT

Two Durham VA Medical Center employees have been put on administrative leave because of "inappropriate scheduling practices," the Department of Veteran Affairs said in a Monday statement.

Ex-LB badly beaten; QB arrested

Posted: 12 May 2014 02:59 PM PDT

Rutgers quarterback Philip Nelson has been arrested on suspicion of assault in southern Minnesota, police said.

CNN anchor gets ribbing from Leno

Posted: 12 May 2014 11:37 AM PDT

CNN's Don Lemon got an honorary degree from Emerson and traded zingers with Jay Leno.

Alec Baldwin arrested

Posted: 13 May 2014 09:29 AM PDT

Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Tuesday and issued two summonses -- one for disorderly conduct -- after riding a bicycle the wrong way on a New York street, police said.

Radio icon Casey Kasem is missing

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Kasem, 82, has Lewy body disease -- a common cause of dementia -- and a judge put his daughter in charge of his health care, but she can't find him. Kasem gained fame hosting "American Top 40" and as the voice of Shaggy in "Scooby-Doo."

Huge ice melt 'appears unstoppable'

Posted: 13 May 2014 08:37 AM PDT

The melting of a major section of Antarctic ice sheet could lead to higher global sea levels than previously expected, researchers said.

News crew captures fatal explosion

Posted: 13 May 2014 09:22 AM PDT

Police say that a house in New Hampshire caught fire and exploded shortly after a man shot and killed a police officer.

Cop killed before house explodes

Posted: 13 May 2014 07:35 AM PDT

New Hampshire police officer Steve Arkell was fatally shot Monday afternoon when he responded to a domestic dispute at a home in the town of Brentwood, Attorney General Joseph Foster said.

Army hero: I thought I would die

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:54 AM PDT

A former Army sergeant who withstood Afghan insurgent fire to save his fellow warriors' lives will be awarded the Medal of Honor on Tuesday by President Barack Obama at the White House.

Did Beyonce's sister fight Jay Z?

Posted: 12 May 2014 11:21 AM PDT

A video that TMZ alleges is of Beyonce's younger sister having an altercation with the superstar's husband, Jay Z, has surfaced online.

Inside the Solange-Jay Z family feud

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:22 AM PDT

Despite the many questions surrounding a reported altercation between Solange Knowles and her brother-in-law Jay Z, you wouldn't know it based on how the rapper and his wife Beyonce are acting.

Great white shark heads to Florida

Posted: 12 May 2014 08:37 PM PDT

Scientists are tracking a great white shark named "Katherine" via GPS. Affiliate WESH has more.

Microsoft to sell $399 Xbox One

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:13 AM PDT

Microsoft has slashed the price of its Xbox One console and is offering the device without the accompanying Kinect motion-control system.

Twitter to roll out 'mute' feature

Posted: 13 May 2014 09:03 AM PDT

You know that friend who has an opinion or a joke about everything? Sure, they're entertaining, but sometimes you wish you could get them to shut up.

Why bars are banning Google Glass

Posted: 12 May 2014 03:50 PM PDT

Some in San Francisco are mounting a campaign against Google Glass. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

What a shot! 41 sports photos

Posted: 13 May 2014 08:04 AM PDT

Scuba assault caught on camera

Posted: 13 May 2014 08:23 AM PDT

Rene Umberger was attacked by another diver while documenting damage to Hawaii's coral reef. KHNL's Tim Sakahara reports.

You've never seen the city like THIS

Posted: 13 May 2014 03:45 AM PDT

Chicago's newest attraction gives visitors a downward facing view of the city, a thousand feet above the Magnificent Mile.

Saved by an illegal, homemade radio

Posted: 13 May 2014 03:47 AM PDT

Many North Koreans listen to illegal broadcasts on homemade radios, some are convinced to defect. Paula Hancocks reports.

Dog dials 911 for owner on ground

Posted: 13 May 2014 03:45 AM PDT

Service dog "Major" is called a hero after he dialed 911 on his owner's cell phone while he was having a seizure.

Kid's teary bullying video goes viral

Posted: 13 May 2014 07:43 AM PDT

A Minnesota mom posted a video of her daughter crying after she says she was bullied at school. The video has gone viral.

Sterling: Magic 'should be ashamed'

Posted: 13 May 2014 08:48 AM PDT

Talking to Anderson Cooper, Donald Sterling says Magic Johnson "doesn't do anything" for black people and blames Johnson for some of his troubles.

TV networks swing the ax

Posted: 13 May 2014 12:34 AM PDT

TV networks swing the ax

Bergen: Drones will fill the sky

Posted: 13 May 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Peter Bergen says armed drones are going to play a more important role in future warfare, raising a host of thorny issues

So what's in those e-cigarettes?

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Its makers and users say the smoke-free alternative is better than tobacco, but what is in that vapor?

Peek at Jackie Kennedy's letters

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:26 AM PDT

She wrote of being in love, falling out of love, fearing a marriage to a skirt-chaser and then loving that marriage, and believing in God to hold on to the hope of reuniting with her assassinated husband.

2014's big-name graduation speakers

Posted: 13 May 2014 04:15 AM PDT

Colleges around the country are announcing the leaders who will teach the last lesson to soon-to-be graduates: the commencement speakers.

Hero: 'I told myself ... I was going to be killed'

Posted: 13 May 2014 09:58 AM PDT

In November 2007, under heavy enemy fire in Afghanistan, Kyle White thought, "If I am going to die, I'm going to help my battle buddies until it happens."

Sterling: Magic 'should be ashamed of himself'

Posted: 13 May 2014 12:22 AM PDT

Talking to Anderson Cooper, Donald Sterling says Magic Johnson "doesn't do anything" for black people and blames Johnson for some of his troubles.

Rove ripped for 'brain injury' suggestion

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:57 AM PDT

GOP strategist Karl Rove is asking if Hillary Clinton is leveling with the public about the injury she suffered in a 2012 fall.

Rove responds to backlash

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:59 AM PDT

Karl Rove said that he wants to know more about Hillary Clinton's health if she decides to run for president.

Casey Kasem

Posted: 13 May 2014 09:56 AM PDT

He's a radio icon and onetime voice of a beloved cartoon character. Now 82, Casey Kasem is suffering from Parkinson's disease. And a family battle has left his children and a judge worried about his safety.

Medal of Honor

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:39 AM PDT

A former Army sergeant who withstood Afghan insurgent fire to save his fellow warriors' lives will be awarded the Medal of Honor on Tuesday by President Barack Obama at the White House.

Santa Maria

Posted: 13 May 2014 09:58 AM PDT

Is a sunken shipwreck off Haiti the long-lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas?

Alec Baldwin

Posted: 13 May 2014 10:20 AM PDT

Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Tuesday and issued two summonses -- one for disorderly conduct -- after riding a bicycle the wrong way on a New York street, police said.

Antarctica

Posted: 12 May 2014 09:51 PM PDT

The complete melting of a major section of west Antarctica's ice sheet appears inevitable, and the process could lead to higher end-of-century global sea levels than previously anticipated, researchers said Monday.

Donald Sterling

Posted: 12 May 2014 09:52 PM PDT

Talking to Anderson Cooper, Donald Sterling says Magic Johnson "doesn't do anything" for black people and blames Johnson for some of his troubles.

Jay Z

Posted: 12 May 2014 09:52 PM PDT

A video that TMZ alleges is of Beyonce's younger sister having an altercation with the superstar's husband, Jay Z, has surfaced online.

What a shot! 41 sports photos

Posted: 13 May 2014 04:19 AM PDT

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