1. DONALD STERLING INTERVIEW
What has Magic done? Give the man credit for being consistent. The L.A. Clippers owner took a swipe at Magic Johnson in the recording that earned him a lifetime ban from the NBA. Then last night, Donald Sterling really unloaded on the Hall of Fame point guard, entrepreneur and philanthropist during Anderson Cooper’s interview, questioning what Johnson had done for the black community. Johnson has a well-established track record of raising millions for charity and bringing businesses to minority areas.
2. BOKO HARAM
Getting the story: It’s dangerous work getting a team into the heartland of Boko Haram. The Islamist militant group controls most of the roads across the sprawling area. Still,CNN’s Lillian Leposo made it through and found a few brave souls to interview and share the story of what happened the night Boko Haram abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls and the humanity that remains in this outpost that can no longer count on government protection.
3. VA SCANDAL
New accusations: Two Durham VA Medical Center employees have been put on administrative leave because of “inappropriate scheduling practices,” the Department of Veteran Affairs said yesterday. The facility in Durham, North Carolina, is at least the fourth hospital accused of manipulating health care appointments. The latest allegation comes as the VA defends itself against claims of potentially deadly delays at other facilities throughout the nation.
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Five Things To Know For Your New Day – Tuesday, May 13, 2014 was originally published on praisecleveland.com