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Saudi Arabia planning local currency bonds sale

Saudi Arabia, the country with the world’s lowest debt-to-GDP ratio, is evaluating the sale of local currency bonds to bridge a budget deficit after oil prices slumped, according to three people with knowledge of the plan.

Williamses renew rivalry – Venus eyes Serena Slam

With her heart racing as she stood two points from defeat in her third-round match at Wimbledon, Serena Williams looked in serious danger of missing out on a 26th on-court date with older sister Venus.

Williamses renew rivalry – Venus eyes Serena Slam

With her heart racing as she stood two points from defeat in her third-round match at Wimbledon, Serena Williams looked in serious danger of missing out on a 26th on-court date with older sister Venus.

Williams seals bronze for England

A 108th-minute penalty kick by Fara Williams gave England their first ever win over top ranked Germany and a third place finish at the Women’s World Cup Saturday.

Happy Hamilton a home winner again

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring home crowd to win the British Grand Prix for the second year in a row Sunday and forge 17 points clear of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.

Mountaineering marks 150th anniversary

A literary critic, a judge and an explorer were among a tiny group of wealthy Britons who conquered the Alps’ highest peaks 150 years ago, never expecting their “gentlemen’s” hobby would morph into a worldwide sport.

In this together 

I was ripped off last week, hustled into buying overpriced goods I really didn’t want or need. Did it bother me? Not a bit.

Some newer cars burn too much oil

Newer cars aren’t supposed to need more oil between oil changes, but Consumer Reports found that some engines – mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru – require an extra quart as often as once a month.

Billy Joel marries in surprise wedding

U.S. pop legend Billy Joel married longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise wedding Saturday, popping their nuptials on unsuspecting guests at a July 4 holiday party, the singer’s publicist said.

Marvel’s Ant-Man plays big for the silver screen

Marvel brings its latest superhero offering to the silver screen in “Ant-Man,” with Paul Rudd, known for his roles in popular comedies, portraying a thief who has the power to shrink in size but grow in power.