Apple is reportedly close to buying Beats for $3.2 billion

The days of Apple limiting itself to (relatively) small acquisitions may soon be over. The Financial Times hears from sources that the folks at 1 Infinite Loop are close to buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. It’s not clear exactly why the…

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Slide Show: 10 most miserable cities in America

In America’s most miserable cities, residents were less likely to be in good physical health and far more likely to report unhealthy behaviors. Here are the 10 most miserable cities in the U.S.

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Emotional MVP Speech Will Make Kevin Durant Your Favorite NBA Player



Oklahoma City Thunder scoring machine Kevin Durant won his first NBA MVP award on Tuesday. But his humble, emotional acceptance speech in front of fans and teammates outshone anything he did on the court all season

Durant has long been known as one of the true good guys in sports — a quiet, humble and down-to-earth athlete who steers clear of scandal and egomaniacal tirades in favor of volunteering around Oklahoma City and being an all-around (if understated) mensch.

In short, he’s been extremely hard not to root for since entering the NBA in 2007. But after Tuesday’s speech, he’s impossible not to root for Read more…

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