Items belonging to Sinatra make $9M hit at Sotheby's auction

NEW YORK (AP) — The private treasures of Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara were a multimillion-dollar hit at auction. Sotheby's reported Friday that the couple's entertainment memor...

Head of secretive North Carolina sect named in fraud scam

The leader of a secretive church in North Carolina has been named in federal court records as someone who "promoted" an unemployment fraud scheme involving businesses owned by members of her congregat...

MLB gives Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell accepted a 40-game suspension Wednesday for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy after a series of allegations made by his e...

Astros top Angels 11-3, clinch a postseason berth

Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Friday night. ...

Cubs' Russell placed on leave after domestic violence claims

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave Friday following fresh allegations of domestic violence by his ex-wife. Last year, Melisa Rei...

Senators want investigation of immigrant abuse allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman and top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee want federal investigators to examine allegations that immigrants have suffered sexual, physical and emotio...

Monsignor named in sex abuse suit is removed from ministry

BATH, Pa. (AP) — Church officials in Pennsylvania have removed a monsignor from ministry after learning of a lawsuit that claims he told a teen he was counseling online to disrobe and perform sex acts...

The Latest: Mother of 10 kids says they weren't abused

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a couple arrested on suspicion of torturing their 10 children (all times local): 12:40 p.m. A mother of 10 children who Calif...

10 kids removed from squalid California home, parents held

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have removed 10 children from a squalid Northern California home and charged their parents with neglect and torture. Police in Fairfield nort...

Fraud charges filed against 2 members of secretive sect

Two members of a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina were charged Friday in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan to keep money flowing into t...

2 members of secretive sect charged in unemployment scheme

Two members of a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina were charged Friday in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of plan to keep money flowing into the...

APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids

MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a family killed when their SUV plummeted off a California highway (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A woman says she alerted Orego...

US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders. T...

US gymnasts say sport rife with verbal and emotional abuse

They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders. T...

The Latest: Trump says 'mere allegation' can shatter lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on abuse allegations involving White House aides (all times local): 11:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is bemoaning what he believes is ...