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- President Obama in the Oval Office. This morning, he accepted the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki in the face of a growing scandal over medical care for veterans.
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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Buys the Clippers for $2 Billion: The deal, still subject to NBA approval, is the second-highest amount ever paid for a sports team. It's expected that Ballmer will have to agree to keep the team in Los Angeles, but we all know you're allowed to break that promise, right? Some are reporting that Donald Sterling was deemed "mentally incapacitated" in a legal move that cleared a path for his wife to sell the team.
US Attorney Jenny Durkan Says SPD Officers' Lawsuit Has No Merit: "There is no inconsistency between constitutional policing and effective policing," she said yesterday. You'll recall: 126 SPD officers filed suit against the city and the Feds saying the departments new use-of-force policies infringe on officers' rights.
Another International Monitoring Team Missing in Ukraine: Vienna-based OCSE says their group of monitors, attempting to observe compliance with international agreements, was stopped by armed men and detained, and now they've lost contact. It's the second OCSE monitoring team to go missing there in recent days.
Elizabeth Warren Stopped by Seattle Yesterday: She's on a book tour, she still says she's not running for president, and people are still waving "Run, Elizabeth, Run!" signs at her. Paul Constant reports on her reading.
Google Starts Complying with Europeans' "Right to Be Forgotten": After an EU court ruling, the search engine has now set up a form on the web where Europeans can ask that certain links about them be removed from search results.
What Are You Doing Tonight and Tomorrow? Here's the list of movies leaving Netflix Instant on June 1, which is Sunday. (Obviously, on Sunday and beyond, you should go make up for your web binge by shopping at a local independent video store.)
The Scripps National Spelling Bee Ends in a Tie: For the first time in 52 years, the last two competitors were both crowned winners after they "exhausted the word list," as NPR put it.