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Babe Ruth's 500th homer bat sells for more than $1 million

Babe Ruth's 500th homer bat sells for more than $1 million

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the ballpark. The bat used by the legendary baseball player to hit his 500th home run was auctioned on Saturday for more than $1 million. SCP Auctions didn’t identify the buyer.
Oscar winner Colin Firth and wife split after 22 years

Oscar winner Colin Firth and wife split after 22 years

LONDON — Oscar-winning British actor Colin Firth has split from his Italian film producer wife Livia Giuggioli after 22 years of marriage.
LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in landslide vote

LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in landslide vote

NEW YORK — Born into a family of Cornhuskers and raised in the Buckeye state, Joe Burrow left his roots behind and became a Heisman Trophy winner at LSU.
North Korea says new tests will help it counter US threats

North Korea says new tests will help it counter US threats

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea said it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent.
Former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher dead at 86

Former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher dead at 86

Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967, has died. He was 86. Hatcher died Friday night at a Chicago hospital, said his daughter, Indiana state Rep.
Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S.
Ex-Sudan strongman al-Bashir gets 2 years for corruption

Ex-Sudan strongman al-Bashir gets 2 years for corruption

KHARTOUM, Sudan — A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a minimum security lockup.
Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records

Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress that also could affect the 2020 presidential campaign
California governor rejects $13.5 billion PG&E settlement

California governor rejects $13.5 billion PG&E settlement

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a $13.
How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot

How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot

WASHINGTON — The limited trade deal that the Trump administration and Beijing announced Friday means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones. U.S. farmers can sell more soybeans and pork to China.