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Sources: Ballmer agrees to buy Clippers for record $2 billion

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed a binding agreement to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion from the Sterling family trust, a source familiar with the situation told CNN on Thursday night.<p>A second source, who was familiar with the negotiations, confirmed the terms to CNN.<p>The …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance." That spooky action at a distance is entanglement, a quantum phenomenon in which two …

State Department Warns Against Travel to Thailand

The U.S. State Department is advising Americans to avoid nonessential travel to Thailand in the aftermath of the coup last week.<p>The department’s travel alert cited “ongoing political and social unrest and restrictions on internal movements, including an indefinite nighttime curfew throughout …

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Joe Biden is wrong. China does innovate

Joe Biden described China this week as a nation incapable of producing innovative products and ideas.<p>"I challenge you: Name me one innovative project, one innovative change, one innovative product that has come out of China," the vice president dared cadets at Wednesday's Air Force Academy …

Congress Has Entered the Fight Between Pandora and Old-School Artists

When Siri­us XM plays Buf­falo Spring­field’s “For What It’s Worth,” Steph­en Stills and his fel­low band mem­bers see not a single cent in …

How Obama's power plant emission rules will work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is poised to unveil the first rules limiting carbon emissions from the thousands of power plants across …

Obama to unveil historic climate change plan to cut US carbon pollution

President Barack Obama will unveil a plan on Monday that will cut carbon pollution from power plants and promote cap-and-trade, undertaking the most significant action on climate change in American history.<p>The proposed regulations Obama will launch at the White House on Monday could cut carbon …

GOP Senate Candidate Terri Lynn Land Overwhelmed By Reporters: 'I Can't Do This'

Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate running for Senate in Michigan, walked into a scrum of inquiring reporters at a forum on Wednesday and didn't like what she saw.<p>"I can’t do this. I talk with my hands," she said, with an expression the Detroit Free Press described as "slightly panicked and …

GOP Senate Candidate Has Self-Contradictory Take On Gay Marriage

Iowa state Senator and U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst (R) says she thinks the legality of same-sex marriage should be left up to the states -- but would still support a federal ban on gay marriage if one were proposed.<p>During Thursday's Republican debate, the candidates vying for the GOP …

GOPers' new tack on climate science

Some leading conservatives have a new talking point on climate science: They’re not qualified to talk about it.<p>House Speaker John Boehner became the latest top Republican to try that tack Thursday, seeking to deflect an issue that has given Democrats an opening to brand the GOP as …

Republicans at conference have their eyes on 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Republicans are poised for successful midterm elections, but many of the party's most conservative activists are looking ahead to …

Shinseki expendable in election year

The Democratic dam has burst.<p>It started Wednesday afternoon when Mark Udall became the first Democrat in the Senate to call for embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.<p>Udall was soon joined by other members of the chamber, including John Walsh of Montana, an appointee, Kay …

House approves more money for background checks on gun buyers

<b>(CNN)</b> - The House on Thursday approved a bipartisan measure that would provide more money for background checks on gun buyers nearly a week after a mass murder in California left seven people dead, including the killer.<p>The Republican-led chamber added $19.5 million to expand the National Instant …

People Trying to Pronounce 'Proenza Schouler' is Hilarious

On the heels of yet another slew of CFDA nominations, Proenza Schouler is taking a moment with a new video by director Harrys to celebrate its partnership with Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche. Called an "experimental documentary," the film, produced by Claire MacDonald and with music by Caroline …