10 things to know for Friday, May 30: How Veterans Affairs chief plans to fix problems
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Eric Shinseki is expected to outline corrections for the troubled VA health system in a speech to a homeless veterans group.
The state attorney general’s decision agreed with law enforcement arguments that suppliers face “a substantial threat of physical harm.”
A lot has changed in China since the student demonstrations. But some who were there lost their freedom, or went missing, or yearn to fulfill the dreams of those who died.
The perennially parched country had its driest winter on record — but an aggressive desalination program is transforming the region.
Sriram Hathwa and Ansun Sujoe are co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, the first joint win in 52 years.
Steve Ballmer’s $2 billion offer would be a record deal if the NBA approves it. Shelly Sterling negotiated the sale, but Donald Sterling says he’s not signing off on it.
The company has a new website for requests by Europeans who want to erase unflattering information from search results. It’s in response to a court ruling.
Richard Martinez finds himself on center stage of the gun debate after his son was killed by the Santa Barbara shooter: “I just want to try to make it possible so that other people don’t have to go through this.”
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have made philanthropy a central theme of their life together.
“You can just reload, propel it and fly again,” founder Elon Musk says of the cone-headed Dragon V2.