The basketball tactic isn't officially tracked. There isn't even a universal definition (it can occur when a defensive player in any way redirects the intended flight of the ball). But University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino knows deflections are key to winning.
The basketball tactic isn't officially tracked. There isn't even a universal definition (it can occur when a defensive player in any way redirects the intended flight of the ball). But Louisville coach Rick Pitino knows deflections are key to winning.
Smoked salmon pastrami may sound heretical, but owners of a revisionist Jewish deli in Washington, D.C., say it's all part of a revival of traditional Jewish cuisine.
It's remarkably rare for leading research hospitals to reject new drugs because of cost.
For the better part of two months, the Heat were the NBA's comeback kings. They erased seven double-digit deficits during the streak. They found themselves trailing in the fourth quarter 11 times, and won them all. But not on Wednesday. The Heat finished six games short of the record held by the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers.
Chicago announced it would close 53 elementary schools to mitigate a $1 billion budget deficit. The protesters were demanding that the city walk back that plan.
The two sides in the dispute are an anti-spam group and a Dutch hosting company that the group says is behind much of the spam on the Internet. The fight is causing major congestion, leading to delays in reaching sites like Netflix.
Employees will have to take 14 unpaid days off over the next few months instead of the 22 the Pentagon had originally estimated.
In oral arguments, several Supreme Court justices expressed strong skepticism about DOMA, the law that bars same-sex couples legally married under state law from receiving the same federal benefits as married heterosexual couples.
The actress put an end to speculation that she would seek the Democratic nomination in order to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Judd was thinking about challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat in 2014. She had received national support from Democrats and a conservative super-PAC had already released an attack ad.
Republicans claim Thomas Perez struck a quid pro quo deal with Minnesota that may have cost the federal treasury as much as $180 million. Perez says he acted ethically.
Doctors are desperate for better treatments for hepatitis C, which now affects about 4 million Americans. A new kind of drug that "mops up" molecules in the cells stopped the virus in a small clinical study, offering hope for a quicker cure with few side effects.
The bank would fund infrastructure projects in emerging and developing countries. But the leaders of the BRICS nations — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — were unable to agree on how much capital such a bank would need.
Holmes is accused of entering a Colorado theater and opening fire. Prosecutors have not accepted the offer but defense attorneys say the case could be resolved on April 1, the date of the next hearing.
The disabled man was stuck in the "goodbye room" of the ride for 30 minutes, while Disneyland officials fixed it. The court said
Building huge turbine farms too close together might significantly reduce their power, some atmospheric scientists say. The problem is "wind shadow" — the turbulence created by one big cluster of turbines that steals wind from another cluster down the road.
The court's final day of arguments involving same-sex marriage laws served up some memorable observations. Here are five key questions that came up as the justices debated the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
A developer wants to knock down a remnant of the Berlin Wall to make way for luxury apartments. Some Berlin protesters — and actor David Hasselhoff — have been trying to stop it.
The court OK'd a suit against the federal government over alleged sexual assault by prison guards. The decision broadens the reading of the Federal Tort Claims Act.