David Blatt called meeting over debut

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The night Cleveland Cavaliers fans have been waiting for since July 11 is finally here. LeBron James will be back in a Cavaliers jersey for the first time since May 14, 2010 and national focus is again on Cleveland. The Cavaliers

Star Forward LeBron James famously took his talents back to his home-state Cleveland Cavaliers this summer, hoping to bring a championship to the beleaguered city of Cleveland. The Cavs' excellent summer started not 

The 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers season is all about leaving behind the disappointing recent past and embracing a future filled with boundless possibility — a new season, new All-NBA starting frontcourt, new head coach 

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The 2014-2015 Cavaliers are expected to contend for an NBA championship primarily because of their offensive potential. The offense sputtered in a 95-90 loss to the New York Knicks in Cleveland's season opener Thursday night at 

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The 2014-2015 Cavaliers are expected to contend for an NBA championship primarily because of their offensive potential. The offense sputtered in a 95-90 loss to the New York Knicks in Cleveland's season opener Thursday night at 

Irish Samhain blessings for you and your loved ones this Halloween

Around the World Columnist Christina Oakley Harrington shares the experience of an Occult Bookshop owner.

Many Pagans and Wiccans around the globe celebrate the festival of Samhain, an ancient Celtic festival that celebrates autumn harvest and the arrival of winter. (Photo: Members of the Ecumenicon Fellowship take part in the Samhain Drumming Circle pagan 

The negative feedback from last weekend's Samhain festival in Co Meath is all about bars, buses, queues and sound systems. The addition of one more bus was not obviously not enough for Samhain 2014. Jim Carroll.

Around the World Columnist Christina Oakley Harrington shares the experience of an Occult Bookshop owner.

Whatever the reason, many Pagans will be celebrating Samhain by themselves. Of all the sabbats or high days on the Wheel of the Year, Samhain is perhaps the most conducive to solitary observances. While there are some ritual activities you simply can't

See Michigan halloween costumes, including Paws and Rosie the Riveter

Do you remember the government-issued posters from back in the day with the We Can Do It label stamped across them? The iconic woman on the posters is Rosie the Riveter. She is the poster child for working women while 

Maybe, a lot of women today do not know much about Rosie the Riveter. She is the iconic American woman during the 1940s who, together with 40,000 women, toiled day and night in Willow Run Plant in Georgia, Michigan to manufacture the B-24 Liberator 

We're slowly making headway in our annual fund drive, but not nearly fast enough to meet our make-or-break goal. On the bright side, a generous CounterPuncher has stepped forward with a pledge to match every donation of $100 or more. Any of you out 

LONG BEACH >> Elinor Otto is among the eight honorees that the American Veterans Center will present with a distinguished award on Nov. 8 in Washington, D.C.. The 94-year-old has widely been dubbed the “last Rosie the Riveter.” She responded to the 

We have received some submissions of Michigan costumes, including Rosie the Riveter and one boy who dressed up as “Pure Michigan.” See their photos in the gallery above. If you are wearing a Michigan-themed costume tonight, send us a photo.

Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers fail to reach extension following his …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The 2014-2015 Cavaliers are expected to contend for an NBA championship primarily because of their offensive potential. The offense sputtered in a 95-90 loss to the New York Knicks in Cleveland's season opener Thursday night at 

The Cleveland Cavaliers tell TMZ Sports they have NO IDEA why a ball boy was serving players Gatorade masked in a Powerade bottle last night — but they're gunning to find out why. Twitter EXPLODED last night during the Knicks-Cavaliers game when a 

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) gets an offensive rebound over Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph, left, and Tayshaun Prince, center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn., Saturday, March 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny 

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) gets an offensive rebound over Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph, left, and Tayshaun Prince, center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn., Saturday, March 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny 

Following the announcement of Kendrick Lamar's 'i' being named the official anthem for the 2014-2015 NBA season, the Grammy-nominated artist takes to the stage in Cleveland, Ohio to perform his latest single at the 

Burkina Faso: 2nd Soldier Says He's President

Burkina Faso's president, Blaise Compaoré, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, has been swept from power after 27 years by a violent popular uprising. Compaoré announced his resignation on Friday as hundreds of thousands of people took to the 

The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country. An army general quickly

Burkina Faso in flames: What Africans are saying. Thursday 30th October , 2014 1:56 pm. Burkina. Protesters have set fire to Burkina Faso's parliament over plans to extend President Blaise Compaore's 27-year-rule. Members of Parliament 

Blaise Compaore, the president of Burkina Faso, has been forced to leave power after days of protests by tens of thousands of people calling for his ousting. It appeared that the chief of the country's armed forces took power after the president's

In a surprise announcement, the leader of the African nation of Burkina Faso said today he will end his nearly three decade rule -– marking a victory for thousands of angry protesters but prompting some uneasiness inside the U.S. national security

Eric Frein Arrested: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

UNSPECIFIED – UNDATED: In this handout provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Eric Matthew Frein, 31, poses on an unspecified date and location. Eric Frein is being sought in the killing of State Trooper Bryon Dickson. (Photo by Federal 

Your Friday Briefing. Latest News: Jerusalem Protests, Eric Frein, Halloween. By ADEEL HASSAN OCT. 31, 2014. Inside. Photo. State troopers escorted Eric Frein after capturing him in Pennsylvania. Credit Jason Farmer/The Scranton Times & Tribune, via AP.

BARRETT TOWNSHIP — State police say a resident made a possible sighting of Eric Frein early Tuesday afternoon. Troopers said it happened in Barrett Township near Route 390. As the manhunt for alleged cop killer Eric 

Judging by the condition of Eric Frein 's face compared to the statement made by officials that he was apprehended in great shape minus a scratch on his nose it is clear that these goons let their emotions take over and had to 

BARRETT TOWNSHIP — State police say a resident made a possible sighting of Eric Frein early Tuesday afternoon. Troopers said it happened in Barrett Township near Route 390. As the manhunt for alleged cop killer Eric 

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Crashes During Test Flight Over Mojave Desert

File Photo: Virgin Galactic's private SpaceShipTwo spacecraft flies over the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images 

A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket, the SpaceShipTwo, exploded and crashed Friday during a test flight, killing one person aboard and seriously injuring another, witnesses and officials said. Wreckage was spotted in Southern California's Mojave Desert.

The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo that crashed in the Mojave Desert earlier today was using a new fuel combination that Virgin Galactic had never used during flight before. Virgin Galactic announced that they were switching 

In the second commercial space disaster this week, Virgin Galactic's tourism rocketship crashed Friday after a malfunction during a test flight over the Mojave Desert, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other. A photographer said the

File Photo: Virgin Galactic's private SpaceShipTwo spacecraft flies over the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images 

Rap producer Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams arrested for robbery …

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month. Prosecutors say Williams and Knight, who founded Death Row 

Comedian Katt Williams is speaking out about his and Suge Knight's recent arrests and theft charges. Williams and Knight were arrested after a celebrity photographer alleged that the duo stole her camera. The two men were both charged Wednesday with 

Rap mogul Suge Knight and comedian Micah (Katt) Williams were arrested Wednesday in a two-state sting stemming from their alleged theft of a woman's camera in Beverly Hills, prosecutors said. Knight, 49, who was picked up in Las Vegas, could get 30 

Comedian Katt Williams is speaking out about his and Suge Knight's recent arrests and theft charges. Williams and Knight were arrested after a celebrity photographer alleged that the duo stole her camera. The two men were both charged Wednesday with 

Katt Williams charged with robbery. The Associated Press. LOS ANGELES – Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month.

New Orleans Saints' defense looking to build off newfound momentum

New Orleans Saints defensive end Akiem Hicks (76) sacks Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) in the fourth quarter during the game between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on 

The Carolina Panthers became division champs with a 17-13 win over the New Orleans Saints in Week 16 last season. Carolina's victory completed a near-impossible turnaround for the Panthers, who started 1-3 as the Saints opened 5-0 in 2013. No one in 

After a slow start to the season, the New Orleans Saints are proving they are serious contenders in the NFC.

Brees threw for 297 yards and a touchdown and also ran for another score, and Ingram turned in another strong performance, carrying 30 times for 100 yards and two TDs as New Orleans defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first 

New Orleans Saints injury report for Friday: Did Not Practice C Jonathan Goodwin (Knee/Ankle) – OUT RB Khiry Robinson (Forearm) – OUT LB Kyle Knox (Ankle) – OUT RB Pierre Thomas (RIB/Shoulder) – OUT Limited

'Today' show cast channels classic 'Saturday Night Live' characters for …

ZZein According to NBC's “The Today Show,” families do not need firearms to protect themselves; instead, they only need some household items and the willingness to cower when confronted by intruders.

Watch the Show · News · Pop Culture · Food · Health · Money · Pets · Parents · Style · KLG & Hoda · Orange Room; More. TODAY Apps · Visit TODAY · Good News Facebook; Twitter; Reddit; Pinterest; Email. Nurse Kaci Hickox — who remains symptom-free after spending three days in a New Jersey isolation tent after flying home from Ebola-stricken West Africa — remains under quarantine at home in Maine, but for only another day, she tells TODAY's Matt Lauer.

The same afternoon NBC's Law & Order: SVU announced it would do a ripped from the headlines episode about sports and domestic violence, NBC's Today show announced it had landed an exclusive interview with the 

The same afternoon NBC's Law & Order: SVU announced it would do a ripped from the headlines episode about sports and domestic violence, NBC's Today show announced it had landed an exclusive interview with the 

Calling all Today show fans: The wait is almost over! Loyal viewers know that every year the Today show hosts dress in some of the most creative getups out there. From Matt Lauer in drag to Natalie Morales as Justin Bieber, their outfits are something