Spieth struggles, Day OK after Australian Open's 1st round
Defending champion Jordan Spieth struggled in gusty afternoon winds at the Australian Open, while Jason Day, making his first competitive appearance in his home country since 2013, took advantage of more calm morning conditions
Drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day may have health benefits: study
Coffee may not only give you a morning boost -- it also may have significant health benefits. So says a review by British scientists of more than 200 studies on coffee consumption and health, published Wednesday in BMJ, a British medical journal. “Coffee drinking appears safe within usual patterns
Bruins top Devils behind Khudobin, McAvoy
By his own admission, Charlie McAvoy does not have a bag of tricks that he can use in the shootout. And the Boston Bruins may hope it stays that way. "I can't say I was expecting that," Patrice Bergeron said of McAvoy's backhand goal scored in the 11th round of the shootout to lift the Boston
Two young battle buddies fight their personal war together
Jack Kirkbride and Houston Pirrung, both 6, are fighting Leukemia together at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
6-year-old boys who met during leukemia treatment get to be 'Pilots for a Day'
Aviation buffs Jack Kirkbride and Houston Pirrung, both six years old, recently went on a "mission" with the U.S. Air Force that they will likely never forget. Kirkbride and Pirrung, who've been dubbed the "battle buddies," became fast friends while undergoing treatment for leukemia at Johns
Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at 55
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for a velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London
4-year-old with inoperable brain tumor receives hundreds of books for 'Lena's Library'
When a New Jersey family found out their 4-year-old daughter had brain cancer with months to live, they channeled her strength and found a unique way to bring her happiness during her difficult battle: they asked for donations of books for "Lena's library." "Lena's strength inspires me to be
4-year-old girl receives hundreds of books for Lena's Library while battling brain cancer
Lena Tietjen has received hundreds of packages filled with books for her own reading library while she begins to receive treatment and care for an inoperable malignant brain tumor.
Small retailers aim for emotional ties big chains may lack
The smallest retailers will tug at shoppers' heartstrings during the holidays, aiming for an emotional experience big chains don't provide
Teen cancer survivor delivers art kits to young patients in the hospital
When Emma Stumpf was living with a brain tumor and could find no words to describe her experiences, art helped her express herself. "[I'd] like paint yellow when I was happy and blue when I was sad or red when I was angry or green when I felt sick," she said. Now the 15-year-old high school