Western tribes have new authority over non-Indians

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Three American Indian tribes in the West soon will have the power to prosecute non-Indians for a limited set of crimes, becoming the first group of native communities to get such authority since a 1978 U.S. Supreme Court ruling forbade it. The...

Cleveland Cavaliers Fire GM Grant

CLEVELAND (AP) — The flailing Cleveland Cavaliers have fired general manager Chris Grant. With the Cavs sliding further toward the bottom in another disappointing season, owner Dan Gilbert decided to make the move a day after Cleveland was beaten Wednesday night by an...

Cavaliers Fire General Manager Chris Grant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers fire general manager Chris Grant.

New rules would ensure safety of infant formula

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly two decades of study, the Food and Drug Administration announced rules Thursday designed to make sure that infant formula is safe and nutritious. Most formula makers already abide by the practices, but the FDA now will have rules on the...

Utilities Scramble To Restore Power In Pa., Md.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people spent a second chilly day without electricity Thursday as utility crews from as far away as Canada and Arkansas scrambled to restore power lost when a heavy coating of ice took down trees and limbs in the mid-Atlantic. State...

5 Simple, Smart Snacks for the ‘Superfoodie’

Are you looking for was to power through the afternoon slump? These five homemade, smart snacks will help you maintain focus and energy throughout the day, while leaving you satiated and your blood sugar in check. Not only are these snacks healthy, they also feature known...

Arsenic detected in NC river after coal ash spill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The nation’s largest electricity provider and an environmental group are reporting conflicting data about the levels of toxins detected in a North Carolina river following a massive spill of coal ash. Duke Energy said Thursday its results from...
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Martin Luther King’s children battling over estate

Bernice King speaks during a news conference at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where her father Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Atlanta. King is in a legal battle with her brothers over her father’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal. (AP...

Manhattan funeral home hosts wake for Hoffman

NEW YORK (AP) — People are paying their respects to Philip Seymour Hoffman at a wake in Manhattan. The wake is being held at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home. It has orchestrated funerals for celebrities including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and James Cagney. Police are...
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Play Ball!: D-Backs kick off MLB spring training

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — While much of the nation is buried in snow, glazed by ice or just plain shivering in the cold, it’s time to play ball in the desert. Spring training officially began Thursday when Arizona Diamondbacks pitchers and...