The United States became the first country since 1983 to successfully defends its title, fighting off a valiant challenge from Croatia for a 79-71 victory in overtime to win the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship trophy. The Americans captured their sixth U19 Worlds crown as four players scored in double figures paced by MVP Jalen Brunson’s 14 points. Croatia claimed their first podium finish in taking second place as Nik Slavica scored 23 points in the loss.
The Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 Sunday for their record third championship and first since 1999.
A man died inside his Elkhart County home as a result of a fireworks accident.
The U.S. Women’s soccer team defeated Japan 5-2.
On July 17, 2011 the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany.
NASCAR, which has roots in the deep South, moved quickly to distance itself from the flag despite some backlash from fans.
David Sweat, 35, will be put on suicide watch, the corrections department noted.
Owners of a Portland-area bakery that denied service to a same-sex couple must pay $135,000 in damages.
A panel of anonymous judges, not including the couple selling the home, will choose the essay winner.
The Stones rocked the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Saturday July 4.
Homeowners living in the Speedway area set up chairs outside around the track.
A viewer sent in photos and video of the house, which is in Wolf Lake, an unincorporated community in Noble County.