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Homeland Security tried to downplay raids as routine. Now Trump says they're unprecedented

Los Angeles Times (Michael A. Memoli) — Administration removes protections for transgender students Feb. 23, 2017, 10:21 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump administration rescinds Obama-era...
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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw to start Cactus League opener

Los Angeles Times (Andy McCullough) — Clayton Kershaw will throw one inning in Saturday’s Cactus League opener for the Dodgers, Manager Dave Roberts said on Thursday morning. The team has lined up the rotation so Rich Hill will...
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What Trump's policy means for transgender students in California

Los Angeles Times (Sonali Kohli) — The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it is dropping federal protections for transgender students , causing concern among LGBT advocates and students throughout the country. Here’s...
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Girls' basketball: Charisma Osborne's half-court shot

Los Angeles Times (Eric Sondheimer) — Sophomore Charisma Osborne of Windward has a long-range shooting touch, but her three-pointer in overtime against Santa Ana Mater Dei on Wednesday night was pretty impressive. She made her shot...
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Meet 'Moonlight's' Joi McMillon, the first black woman editor to receive an Oscar nomination

Los Angeles Times (Tre'vell Anderson) — When Joi McMillon was a junior in high school, she really wanted to be a journalist for the Orlando Sentinel. Even though her brother moved from Florida to Los Angeles to be an actor, being in the...
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Ricky Martin wants a daughter -- and 'the way we do babies,' he says, he can set that up

Los Angeles Times (Christie D'Zurilla) — Today in Entertainment: Rihanna named Harvard Humanitarian of the Year; Sinéad O'Connor apologizes to Arsenio Hall for Prince comments Feb. 23, 2017, 9:55 a.m. With the Oscars around the corner...
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Popstar created scholarship program for Caribbean students and built new center to fight breast cancer in Barbados

Los Angeles Times (Makeda Easter) — Today in Entertainment: Will President Trump watch the Oscars? Feb. 23, 2017, 9:50 a.m. With the Oscars around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the...
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Lisa Marie Presley ordered to pay Michael Lockwood's legal fees as divorce gets uglier

Los Angeles Times (Christie D'Zurilla) — Today in Entertainment: Will President Trump watch the Oscars? Feb. 23, 2017, 9:37 a.m. With the Oscars around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the...
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Trump is making 'good citizens' live in fear of deportation. That's unjust.

Los Angeles Times To the editor: Over the last 40 years, I have become acquainted with hundreds of undocumented immigrants. (“ As Trump immigration crackdown comes into focus, anxiety grows along with anger ,” Feb....
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Anti-Trump protesters are not obstructionists; they're patriots trying to prevent 'rotten compromise'

Los Angeles Times To the editor: Compromise as a means for pursuing our common interest is one thing; “rotten compromise” — Israeli philosopher Avishai Margalit’s term for compromise that reinforces inhumanity and...
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Do it for slain Whittier Officer Keith Boyer: Build more prisons, keep criminals locked up

Los Angeles Times To the editor: The shooting death of Whittier police Officer Keith Boyer allegedly by a career criminal was not just senseless and avoidable, but also utterly predictable. (“ Police chief says...
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Fact-free hysteria on Russia fuels outrageous talk on Trump and Atty. Gen. Sessions

Los Angeles Times To the editor: As a longtime subscriber, I very rarely agree with your left-wing editorials, let alone the commentaries or analysis pieces masquerading as news. But I found your editorial calling...
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Along a Los Angeles freeway, the 101 Cider House rules

Los Angeles Times (Hillary Eaton) — L.A. has never been a cider city. Between the craft beer industry and wine country, Los Angeles County produces some exceptional alcohol but it’s never been the place you go to find good cider —...
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Questioning Trump's mental health is not an insult to mentally ill people

Los Angeles Times To the editor: As a person with first-hand experience of mental health issues, I do not feel insulted by the suggestion that President Trump may be mentally ill. (“ President Trump is a 'world...
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Former boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya lands a condo in Pasadena for $2.65 million

Los Angeles Times (Neal J. Leitereg) — Oscar De La Hoya, the former boxing champion and Golden Boy Promotions chairman, has bought a condominium in downtown Pasadena for $2.65 million. Found within the Montana building, the...
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Trump claims to support LGBT rights. Just not for transgender youths.

Los Angeles Times (The Times Editorial Board) — As a candidate for president and since taking office, Donald Trump has portrayed himself as sympathetic to gay, lesbian and transgender Americans. In his acceptance speech at the Republican...
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Alt-right activist Richard Spencer booted from Conservative Political Action Conference

Los Angeles Times (Matt Pearce) — Administration removes protections for transgender students Feb. 23, 2017, 9:06 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump administration rescinds Obama-era...
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Building Type: In battles over Measure S and the L.A. housing supply, it's deja vu all over again

Los Angeles Times (Christopher Hawthorne) — If you want to understand the forces — and more to the point, the grievances — that gave rise to Measure S, the anti-development initiative that will appear on the March 7 ballot in Los Angeles,...
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How to cook with turmeric, and why you should be doing more of it

Los Angeles Times (Jeanne Kelley) — If you’ve ever eaten curry, and really who hasn’t, you’ve tasted turmeric. Turmeric is the spice that gives curry pastes and powders that vibrant golden hue. Long popular in India, the Middle...
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L.A. theater openings, Feb. 26-March 5: 'Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny' and more

Los Angeles Times (Matt Cooper) — This week: A coming-of-age tale about a young Nigerian American woman, a Tony-winning musical comedy about murder most foul, and a physical-theater adaptation of a 17th century spiritual epic. ...
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Blog Articles

Locked on Clippers, February 20th, 2017—Trade Deadline Excitement Kicks Off

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — DeMarcus Cousins is now a Pelican—and the ripple effects will be everywhere in the next three days. In today’s episode of Locked on Clippers , I talked about the DeMarcus Cousins trade and...
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Sacramento Kings to Waive Matt Barnes

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — The controversial former Clipper could likely be returning to L.A. Matt Barnes had some of the best years of his career as a Clipper from 2013-2015, eventually becoming the team’s starting...
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Midseason Roundtable Grades: Chris Paul

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Chris Paul remains the Clippers’ best player as he ages into his 30s, and is still one of the top players in the NBA. Our writers’ grades were accordingly high. Robert Flom: A Chris Paul has...
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Midseason Roundtable Grades: Raymond Felton

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The Clippers quietly picked Felton up this summer towards the end of free agency, and most people shrugged at the time. Those people were wrong— Felton has been a steal for the Clippers. Here’s...
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DeMarcus Cousins is on the move, and it could affect the Clippers

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — Somewhere, in the shadows, Doc Rivers has a lot to gain from this trade. The NBA Trade Deadline is officially underway. As if last week’s trade between the Denver Nuggets and Portland...
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2017 NBA All Star Game Recap: DJ Barely Plays

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — This All Star game featured even less defense and effort than previous years, leading to an all time high in points. DeAndre Jordan’s forte is on the defensive end, and his playing time reflected...
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2017 NBA All Star Game Preview— DeAndre Jordan’s First Appearance

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Tonight, the best from East and West will face off in a completely meaningless game. Here are a few words about that game Where to watch: TNT When to watch: 8:00 PM Pacific Time How to follow...
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Midseason Roundtable Grades: Brandon Bass

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Brandon Bass was heralded as a steal of a pickup when Doc got him for cheap this summer. Here’s how some of our writers would grade his performance so far. Thomas Wood: B He may have expected...
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Midseason Roundtable Grades: Paul Pierce

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Paul Pierce drew the ire of many Clippers’ fans last year for his poor play. How has he done this year? Some of our writers got together to decide. Kenneth Armstrong: Pass Paul Pierce gets...
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2017 NBA Dunk Contest: DJ Loses in 1st Round

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — DeAndre Jordan was one of the favorites to win the Dunk Contest, but his night ended early at the hands of Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Jones Overall, this was a pretty poor All Star Saturday...
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2017 NBA All Star Saturday Preview

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Here’s a brief rundown of information pertaining to the events taking place today: participants, watch times, and more. All Star Saturday begins at 2:30 Eastern Time on NBATv with the D-League...
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Midseason Roundtable Grades: Alan Anderson

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — A few of our writers came together to give a midseason performance grade for oft-times forgotten man, Alan Anderson. Kenneth Armstrong: B- It seems like we've been waiting all season for the...
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Rising Stars Challenge 2017: Rosters and Start Time

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The NBA’s Rising Stars Challenge is tonight, kicking off All Star weekend. While the Clippers don’t have any players participating, it’s a good chance to watch some of the best young players from...
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Midseason Roundtable Grades: Luc Mbah a Moute

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The Clippers have gotten a surprising boost this year from forward Luc Mbah a Moute. Here are the grades our writers would give him for his performance thus far. Shapan Debnath: A I was...
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Midseason Roundtable Grades: J.J. Redick

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — Here are some of our writers’ midseason grades for J.J. Redick, the Clippers’ sharpshooter Max Jeffrey: A- Aside from an early season slump, J.J. Redick has been a reliable and efficient...
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February 15, 2017: Hawks 84, Clippers 99

ClipperBlog.com (Law Murray) — It’s nice to be home! The LA Clippers entered the All-Star break with a 4-game winning streak after sweeping the season series with the Atlanta Hawks. In a season that has been incredibly...
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Clippers Shoot Down Hawks, 99-84

SBN: Clips Nation (Thomas Wood) — The LA Clippers sent the Atlanta Hawks crashing into the All-Star break in a hail of threes. So thorough was the Clippers ’ 99-84 victory over the visiting Atlanta Hawks in this final...
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Clippers-Hawks Gamethread

SBN: Clips Nation (Thomas Wood) — The Clippers host the Hawks before getting a well-earned break. Come join the conversation! The All-Star break is almost here, but first the Clippers have to face the Atlanta Hawks and a...
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Leveraging the Impending Clippers’ Jersey Ads

SBN: Clips Nation (Jonathan Hu) — It’s coming and it should be more than just about money. Back in April 2016 the NBA approved uniform advertising for the 2017-2018 season. Since then only a handful of teams have actually...
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It’s okay to say it. The Clippers should sink to the six seed.

SBN: Clips Nation (Matt Heller) — Don’t be ashamed. I’m secretly rooting for the Grizzlies too. Here are five compelling reasons Doc should want a view from the six. Playoff seeding matters. Sure, certain tortured fan bases...
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