Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and Washington power broker, has died at 85

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The NBA's Slam Dunk Contest will be low on star power but high on bounce

18 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Previewing what to expect from All-Star Weekend's Slam Dunk Contest, which is set to feature the smallest field in the event's history.
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Back spasms knock out Clippers' Kawhi Leonard for Boston game

18 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   2 articles

Kawhi Leonard was ruled out right before the Clippers' game against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday because of back spasms.
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Derrick Rose out through the All-Star break because of health and safety protocols

18 minutes ago   |   Newsday   |   2 articles

The Knicks did not disclose whether Rose had tested positive or if he was subject to contact tracing,
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Cardinals used Frank Caliendo, Blake Shelton to recruit J.J. Watt

18 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Money talks louder than anything, so the Cardinals likely didn't need to “pull out all the stops” to land J.J. Watt. But they did just to make sure the defensive end felt their...
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Rockets to retire James Harden's number, team owner Tilman Fertitta confirms

20 minutes ago   |   CBS Sports   |   3 articles

It's not clear when it will happen, however
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7 hurt, including child after crash in North Hanover Township, NJ

20 minutes ago   |   ABC

At least seven people were hurt, including one child after a collision in South Jersey on Tuesday, authorities confirm to Action News.
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Senate confirms Rouse as top economic adviser to Biden

Senate confirms Rouse as top economic adviser to Biden

20 minutes ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The Senate confirmed Cecilia Rouse on Tuesday to become chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, making her the first Black person to serve in that role in the...
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Phillips to be Acting U.S. Attorney for District of Columbia

22 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The Justice Department is tapping an Obama-era prosecutor to serve as acting U.S. attorney for the nation's capital, a prestigious assignment overseeing some of the nation's...
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What to Watch as Sunak Targets Covid, Deficit in U.K. Budget

22 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to unveil his second U.K. budget as he tries to balance the need for prolonged aid to stem the damage wrought by the pandemic...
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NBA All-Star skills participants: Full lineups for Slam Dunk Contest...

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FBI chief Wray calls Jan. 6 'domestic terrorism'

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FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as "domestic terrorism" Tuesday as he defended the bureau's handling of intelligence indicating the... Read more ...

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