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Durant shines in return from 19-game absence, knee injury

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant's first touch after missing 19 games with a knee injury? Just a driving baseline reverse and emphatic one-handed slam.<p>Yes, indeed, KD looks healthy and ready for the playoffs even after five weeks on the sidelines.<p>Durant triumphantly returned to finish with 16 …

Basketball

Cartels are growing marijuana illegally in California — and there's a war brewing

In the gray half-light of dawn, eight figures creep through the dry pine forest near Quincy, California. Seven of them wear camo uniforms bearing the logos of various government agencies: U.S. Forest Service, National Guard, California Fish & Wildlife, Plumas County Sheriff. Most have blackened …

Cannabis

WWE Raw After WrestleMania: 5 Events That Will Change The Scope Of The Promotion

The Monday Night Raw after WrestleMania 33 was huge. The show had a little bit of everything.<p>The raucous crowd in Orlando, Florida got out of hand at times, but for the most part, the energy was electric from beginning to end and we saw a series of events take place that will help to shape the WWE …

Finn Balor

Smoking Pot Can Get You Kicked Off Transplant Lists — Even In States Where It’s Legal

More than half the states in the country have legalized medical marijuana, but some hospitals still bar users from life-saving organ transplants. The policy delayed the late Riley Hancey's lung transplant for months.<p><b>Memories of Riley</b> Hancey’s life line the walls of his room at the Penn Transplant …

Monsanto isn’t feeding the world, it’s killing our children

Two new reports issue indictments of U.S. and global regulatory systems in collusion with chemical companies<p><i>“How could we have ever believed that it is a good idea to grow our food with poisons?”</i> —<i>Dr. Jane Goodall</i><p>Two new reports published in recent weeks add to the already large and convincing body …

Pros and Cons of Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns Rumored WWE WrestleMania 34 Match

Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns at WWE WrestleMania 34 would be a repeat of history, revisiting all the warts and beauty of their first meeting.<p>Even before Reigns takes on The Undertaker and Lesnar battles Goldberg for the Universal Championship at WrestleMania 33 on April 2, the wheels may be in …

California cannabis companies are hiring. Interest is high at this job fair.

There were firm handshakes.<p>Intense eye contact.<p>And the sincere repetition of first names.<p>Over the weekend, in a bare-walled art gallery on Highland Avenue, well-scrubbed job seekers came, resumes in hand, to connect with prospective employers.<p>But this was a job fair with a twist: All the employers …

WWE Raw results, review: Reigns spears Undertaker, but show grades out poorly

WWE's booking nearly grinded to a halt with just two weeks to go until WrestleMania 33<p>The buildup to WrestleMania can only be red-hot for so long …

The beautiful theatre in the heart of the Amazon rainforest

The city of Manaus is home to a remarkable cultural monument: a majestic 19th Century opera house that brought the grandeur of Europe to Brazil. Benjamin Ramm steps inside.<p>The tributaries of the Rio Negro are teeming with music. On the outskirts of Manaus, capital of the Amazonas province, there is …

The Arts

14 of the biggest questions researchers have about marijuana

Marijuana is now more accessible — legally — than it has been since it was first banned in the "Reefer Madness" era of the 1930s, but that doesn't mean researchers think we fully understand the plant or how its use affects people.<p>Far from it.<p>We know enough to say that marijuana has some legitimate …

Cannabis

News anchors honor Notorious B.I.G. by slipping his lyrics into traffic report

Yesterday was the 20-year mark of Notorious B.I.G.'s death, and to pay tribute, Atlanta's "Action News" anchors Fred Blankenship and Mark Arum on …

Nikki Bella

I May Have Captured the Last Shots of the Azure Window Standing

The inevitable just happened: nature has taken away what it created a long time ago. All parts of the world famous Azure Window in Malta are now gone …

Microsoft Azure

Shaquille O'Neal on Kevin Durant: He has no right to criticize me until he wins a title

The Warriors star called O'Neal 'childish' for targeting JaVale McGee on 'Shaqtin' a Fool'<p>Weeks after Golden State Warriors star called Shaquille …

White Evangelicals Believe They Face More Discrimination Than Muslims

A new study suggests different groups of Americans see their country in radically divergent ways.<p>In February, pollsters at the Public Religion Research Institute asked Americans about their impressions of discrimination in the United States. Two religious groups were included on the list of those …

Religion

Braun Strowman's Best Booking Options at WWE WrestleMania 33

Braun Strowman has truly had a monster year.<p>From his powerhouse run with The Wyatt Family to his reign as Monday Night Raw's indestructible animal, Strowman has really come into his own in WWE. But while his match with Roman Reigns at Fastlane should have put him over the edge, he instead fell …

Epilepsy patients turning to medicinal cannabis, survey shows

Study reports 14% of people with epilepsy used cannabis products to manage condition, with large majority reporting improvements<p>Many epilepsy patients in Australia are turning to medicinal cannabis to manage their seizures, a survey has shown.<p>The nationwide survey found 14% of people with epilepsy …

10 pro athletes who should replace Shaq against The Big Show at WrestleMania 33

I have some bad news for you, wrestling fans: it seems like the epic WrestleMania 33 match between The Big Show and Shaquille O'Neal isn't going to …

Shaquille O'Neal
Cannabis

How California Utilities Are Managing Excess Solar Power

‘Virtual power plants’ would store renewable energy in batteries by day and redistribute it when demand surges after sunset<p>California utilities including PG&E Corp., Edison International and Sempra Energy are testing new ways to network solar panels, battery storage, two-way communication devices …

Renewable Energy

WWE WrestleMania 33: Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt Must Deliver

Now that wrestling fans have witnessed arguably the greatest promo since CM Punk’s time bomb, what happens now between Randy Orton and Bray …

Randy Orton

The Big Show Owes His New, Shredded Physique To A John Cena Zinger

At 45 years old, The Big Show is is in some of the best shape of his life. Though he’s one of the quieter WWE Superstars on social media, the giant has been actively documenting his progress in what fitness professionals technically refer to as “getting shredded as heck.” The part-time performer …

John Cena

WATCH: Seth Rollins: My Son is a WWE Superstar

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Brilliant Orton-Wyatt Story Arc Also Acts As A Double-Edged Sword

Max Landis maybe said it best in his short film, Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling: “A lot of wrestling sucks. But when it’s good, it’s f–king <i>great.</i>” And …

Goldberg a favourite to beat Kevin Owens, Kurt Angle return date announced: This week in wrestling news

WWE Fastlane takes place on Sunday night, headlined by Kevin Owens defending his Universal Championship against Bill Goldberg.<p>Owens has held the …

Basketball

WWE Fastlane 2017: B/R Expert Match Predictions and Analysis

WWE Fastlane 2017 is the final pay-per-view stop on the Road to WrestleMania, and Sunday's card features an impressive lineup of matches that will have far-reaching ramifications for the Showcase of the Immortals.<p>It all starts with the main event, where Kevin Owens and Goldberg will face off for …

Nicki Minaj: Why Hip Hop’s Queen Hasn’t Responded To Remy Ma’s Vicious Disses

What’s the deal? Nicki Minaj still hasn’t responded to Remy Ma’s vicious diss tracks for several reasons, we’ve EXCLUSIVELY learned. Find out why the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

No triple-double for Russell Westbrook, but this could be his best stat line of the year

The Thunder point guard was a one-man show on Friday<p>Russell Westbrook didn’t have a triple-double, but he might have had his best statistical game of …

Basketball

Scientists Explain The Depressing Reason Why Pandas Are Black And White

They're unlike any other animal.<p>With its trademark patches of black and white fur, there's no mistaking the giant panda for any other bear.<p>Now …