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Griffin scores 39, Clippers beat Lakers 118-111
LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” Blake Griffin used a banking analogy to describe his dominant performance against the Lakers on Friday night. And most of the time the Clippers got the ball to him, he was right on the money.
Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) â€” The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country.
Space tourism set back by accident, industry still sees lift off
By Alwyn Scott and Irene Klotz NEW YORK/CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galacticâ€™s first spaceship, but aspiring space tourists did not appear to be lining up for refunds. About 800 people already have paid or put down deposits for rides on SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot suborbital spaceship owned by Virgin Galactic, an offshoot of Richard Bransonâ€™s Virgin Group, which aims to be the first commercial space ride for tourists. ...