SPOKANE, Wash. - 250,000 people. Whether you're a player, fan, volunteer, business owner, chances are you were downtown this weekend at the 23rd Hoopfest.
This year there were 7,000+ teams, with over 28,000 players on over 450 courts. 42 city blocks were shut down while over 225,000 fans
By CHARLES WILSON and STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Drought and wildfire fears are snuffing out some Fourth of July festivities this year.
From Utah to Indiana, state and local governments are calling off annual fireworks displays out of fear
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews untangled downed power lines and tree limbs Sunday, working to get the electricity turned back on for millions of people facing a second day of 100-degree temperatures without modern conveniences like air
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The maker of the BlackBerry is running out of time.
Research In Motion Ltd.'s stock fell to a nine-year low Friday, a day after the Canadian company said phones running its upcoming BlackBerry 10
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A scruffy, young Steve Jobs worked at Atari before he founded Apple. "Pong," one of the world's first video games, was born there, as was "Centipede," a classic from the era of quarter-guzzling arcade machines. "Call of
By ERRIN HAINESAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is bringing back one of its past presidents to serve as the civil rights organization's chief executive officer.
The SCLC plans to announce Monday that Charles
AOL.COM - Katie Couric made her first appearance on "Watch What Happens: Live" (Sun.-Thu., 11 p.m. ET on Bravo), which meant she had to play Andy Cohen's favorite celebrity game, "Plead the Fifth." She proved surprisingly open and revealing, to the delight of both Cohen and his audience.
By VICTOR L. SIMPSONAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - It was Italy's night against the Germans, on and off the field.
Premier Mario Monti and striker Mario Balotelli gave a much-needed boost to a country suffering for months under harsh austerity measures and
By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - Sammy Lee remembers it vividly: food rationing, bombed-out buildings, rubble.
The year was 1948, and London was hosting the Olympics amid severe austerity in the aftermath of World War II. Lee, an American diver,
NEW YORK (AP) - A flight attendant on a weather-delayed plane at LaGuardia Airport yelled at passengers and challenged them to leave the plane if they dared. The incident involving American Eagle flight attendant Jose Serrano was caught on video. Flight 4607 to Raleigh-Durham, N.C