US consumers grew more confident in the economy in June after sentiment sagged in the two prior months but still remained cautious about growth prospects, the Conference Board said Tuesday.The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index rebound…

James “Buddy” Ryan, the father of twin brothers Rex and Rob and mastermind of the Chicago Bears’ famed “46 defense”, died Tuesday at the age of 82.Ryan’s health had deteriorated in recent years as he battled cancer. He attended a Buffalo game last seas…

Pat Summitt, the iconic former coach of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team, died Tuesday at the age of 64.Summitt was diagnosed in August 2011 with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. She coached one more year before stepping down.She is …

Andy Murray made a flying start to his bid for a second Wimbledon title as the world number two crushed British wildcard Liam Broady 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday.Murray has lost successive Grand Slam finals to Novak Djokovic this year, but the 2013 Wimbled…

At 65, Ramon Alfonso has seen a lot of history in his native Cuba. But this is the first time he has eaten a vegan salad.After decades of communist rule and centuries of eating meat and beans, the island is opening up — and so are its taste buds.Sitti…

World number one and defending champion Serena Williams racked up her 80th Wimbledon victory Tuesday as she began her bid for a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam title.The 34-year-old six-time champion battled to a 6-2, 6-4 win over Swiss qualifier Amra…