Kevin Durant and DeAndre Jordan took turns dunking on each other

Better than the dunk contest. The Clippers were ahead by 16 points at one point over the Warriors on Thursday night until they weren’t. The Warriors have won against the Clippers nine straight times and the Clippers badly want to win. The game remained fairly lowkey in Oakland but as the Clippers lead started to slip away, the intensity of ...

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Pedestrian Killed in Rancho Cordova Hit-and-Run

RANCHO CORDOVA — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Rancho Cordova on Thursday night. The crash happened on Sunrise Boulevard near Coloma Road about 8:15 p.m. The CHP says a male pedestrian was crossing Sunrise Boulevard when a truck or SUV hit him. Officers say there were skid marks on the road, so it appears the vehicle ...

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25% of All Overdoses Are From Heroin, New Report Shows

America’s opioid epidemic continues: The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released Friday, show that one in four drug overdoses in 2015 was related to heroin. In 1999, just 6 percent of all overdoses were related to the drug. A heroin user prepares to inject himself on March 23, 2016, in New London, Connecticut. (Credit: John ...

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US public schools take steps to protect undocumented students

Chicago Public Schools say they will deny federal immigration agents access to district buildings and personnel unless served with a criminal warrant, the latest in a series of steps taken by US school officials to protect undocumented students. School districts from Pennsylvania to California have stepped up efforts to allay fear and uncertainty in immigrant communities over Trump administration directives ...

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25 Percent of all Overdoses are from Heroin

America’s opioid epidemic continues: The latest numbers from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, released Friday, show that one in four drug overdoses in 2015 was related to heroin. In 1999, just 6% of all overdoses were related to the drug. When looking at overdoses overall, opioid-related deaths represented the majority. In 2015, overdoses involving opioids represented 73% of ...

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Bernie Sanders: Town hall protests are just the beginning

Watch Video WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders vowed Thursday that public backlash against Republican members of Congress since President Donald Trump’s inauguration would reach its highest point yet. Sanders told CNN’s Erin Burnett on “OutFront” that more than 100 protests would take place around the country on Saturday demanding politicians meet with their constituents to hash out concerns over ...

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Draymond Green is kicking again, this time against Blake Griffin

Welp. Draymond Green kicked someone again. I’m going to let the video speak for itself. Green says his kicks are involuntary reactions and natural motions throughout the course of playing basketball. If nothing else, let’s just say that he makes solid contact with Blake Griffin there, who’s trying to tie him up for a loose ball. Literally earlier in the ...

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More than 700 foreigners held over first weekend of travel ban

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration revealed for the first time on Thursday that 746 individuals nationwide were held during the first weekend of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. The Justice Department wrote in a cover letter transmitting the list of names to counsel that it includes anyone who was “encountered or undergoing processing” ...

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Jimmy Kimmel Doodles on Matt Damon’s Face — See the Photo!

Jimmy Kimmel‘s running Matt Damon joke just got illustrated. Ahead of Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, the late night host couldn’t help but mess with his nemesis of eleven years. “Best Picture Vominee Matt Damon,” Kimmel, 49, captioned his latest Instagram post that showed him drawing on the seat card of the Manchester by the Sea producer. With devil horns, mustache, earrings and missing teeth, Damon practically transformed ...

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Police: 2 officers, 1 suspect wounded in DC shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Authorities say two police officers have been shot and wounded in Washington, D.C. Police spokesman Officer Sean Hickman says the incident occurred late Thursday night on the northeast side of Washington. Hickman says the wounded officers were conscious and breathing when they were transported to a hospital. Authorities also say an adult male suspect was shot ...

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Highway 17 Safety Improvements Are On The Way

JASPER COUNTY, Sc. (WSAV) – The South Carolina Department of Transportation held a public meeting Thursday to hear from residents on both sides of the Talmadge Bridge who drive Highway 17 regularly, before starting construction on their proposed project to widen Highway 17. “When crash rates start getting hire, we’re really looking at what safety improvements can we do to ...

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Calls for shots fired on the rise in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. — Multiple Petersburg residents contacted CBS 6 Problem Solvers saying they are fearful after hearing more and more gunshots outside their homes recently. Petersburg homeowner Doug Murtland said he hears gunshots at least once or twice a week. He said earlier this week, it was even worse. “There were four gun shots, five gun shots in the Lee ...

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San Jose in Recovery Mode After Flooding Forces 14,000 Residents From Homes

Watch Video As the city of San Jose continued to dry out, officials gave the green light Thursday for a number of residents to return home after major flooding this week. People look at cars and homes engulfed in floodwaters on Feb. 22, 2017, in San Jose. (Credit: Elijah Nouvelage / Getty Images) An earlier mandatory evacuation that included 14,000 ...

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Why Matt Reeves Is a Better Fit to Direct ‘The Batman’ Than Affleck (Commentary)

Warner Bros. found itself with a very nervous DC fanbase on Jan 30. That’s the day Ben Affleck, signed to star-in, write and direct the studio’s standalone “Batman” film, quit as director citing an inability to give his full focus in all three roles. Affleck’s decision to bail on behind-the-camera duties certainly wasn’t WB’s first DC Comics director-related setback. “The Flash” stand-alone film for ...

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