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

Washington bracing for impeachment as battle lines harden

  Students want doors reinstalled on restrooms at Fla. school

James Kennedy, subject of the movie ‘Radio,’ passes away

  Thousands of wreaths laid at Arlington National Cemetery

Sheriff: Woman faked being kidnapped so she could steal car

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Fire breaks out at under construction Texas Rangers park

Toxic air, gases hamper search for last 2 volcano victims

Newtown football title brings joy on painful anniversary

  At Army-Navy game, Trump touts new pro sports option

  Police: 1 person shot at Atlanta-area mall, suspect at large

Christmas trees supplies tight, prices up

  ‘Wild week’ as Washington works amid impeachment

Washington, for the first time in recent memory, appears intent on demonstrating its capacity to multitask.

  Johnson’s win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK’s breakup

Scotland and Northern Ireland didn’t vote for Brexit, and they didn’t join in the Conservative landslide that swept England on Thursday.

  UN climate talks in limbo as Chile calls for compromise

Officials from almost 200 countries met Saturday to discuss climate change.

John Travolta, Oliva Newton-John are back together as Danny and Sandy

The on-screen couple are reuniting this weekend in Florida for three “Meet ‘N’ Grease” events.

Firefighters rescue duck frozen in Iowa lake

Jersey City shooting shows NJ’s gun laws aren’t stopping imports from other states

NYPD officers shoot, wound man wielding ‘imitation firearm’

China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on US

  Calif. girl, 5, sells cookies and cocoa to cover classmates’ lunch debts

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

  Boy, 13, arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College freshman.

Democrats threaten to boycott next debate over labor dispute

All seven Democratic presidential candidates who qualified for next week's debate are threatening to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it.

  Virginia woman with terminal cancer wants Christmas cards: ‘It helps with the depression.’

A Virginia woman battling terminal cancer is asking for help completing her bucket list vicariously through others through Christmas cards from around the world.

  1,300 flu deaths in US so far this season, CDC estimates

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there have at least 1,300 deaths, 23,000 hospitalizations and 2.6 million illnesses from the flu.

Mississippi 15-week abortion ban is blocked by appeals court

A federal appeals court says Mississippi’s ban on abortion at 15 weeks is unconstitutional.

  How to avoid ‘holiday heart syndrome’

“Holiday heart syndrome” was coined in 1978 to describe the dramatic increase in patients going to the emergency room complaining of irregular heart rhythms during the holidays.

Sen. Mitch McConnell files for seventh term in Kentucky

Mitch McConnell is the longest-serving U.S. senator in Kentucky history.

  Church makes 7-foot Notre Dame replica with gingerbread

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, about 30 miles northwest of Kansas City, has created a detailed replica of Notre Dame using 450 pounds of ingredients.

Supreme Court to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records

The high court is likely to issue final rulings in June, amid Trump’s campaign for re-election.

In surprise decision, US approves muscular dystrophy drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second drug to treat muscular dystrophy, the debilitating disease that causes loss of movement and early death.

Juicy mess: Grapefruit spill halts traffic on Florida highway

Florida Highway Patrol says a citrus truck was traveling through Orange County this week when crates inside the vehicle broke, spilling the grapefruits.

Man found eaten by alligator actually died of meth overdose

An autopsy report said the man died of a meth overdose before the alligator ate parts of him.

  Woman in Va. says her employer fired her over her son’s cancer

Claussen says she worked beside her son in his hospital bed in Virginia. She`s worked remotely for a Salt Lake City company called The Summit Group for 13 years.

  1 shot dead at plant near Atlanta; suspect caught in Alabama

Georgia officials say Cameron Golden shot and killed Taurus Andrews during a shift change Friday morning at a container factory in the Atlanta suburb of Conyers.

  Panel vote sends Trump impeachment charges to full House

Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler abruptly delayed action on the historic vote late Thursday night. Committee members clashed all day Thursday.

Disturbing details emerge in case as second suspect in Cupcake’s murder goes before a judge

The second suspect in 3-year-old Kamille Cupcake McKinney’s murder was in court Friday. We want to warn you before you read ahead, the testimony is disturbing.

How to set up two-factor authentication on popular apps, services

Two-factor authentication could prevent you from becoming a victim of cyberattacks.

Wisconsin high school students find hidden cameras in Minneapolis hotel rooms

A school district spokesperson said the students were staying at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis for a conference.

  Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off

President Donald Trump says the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday.

Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello dies at age 86

His most famous role was as a pizzeria operator in a black neighborhood of Brooklyn in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” which earned him an Oscar nod.

  UK’s Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the largest Conservative majority since the 1980s shows that getting Brexit done has now proved to be the will of the British people.

  Hundreds of urns stolen from Indiana cemetery

The containers disappeared from Greenlawn Memorial Park, but when they were taken was uncertain.

  Police: Boy, 13, confesses to role in stabbing death of college student in New York

Police say Tessa Majors was walking in Manhattan’s Morningside Park early Wednesday evening when she was accosted and stabbed.

  A father got a call saying his son, a Marine, had died. It was a scam.

A Fargo father was told his son, a Marine, was killed while on active duty. The call seemed legitimate until they asked for his Social Security number.

  Woman discovers $37 million in her bank account

A Texas woman was a millionaire for a day after a bank error in her favor.

  Los Angeles police officer charged with fondling woman’s corpse

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says 27-year-old David Rojas was charged Thursday with having sexual contact with human remains without authority.

  Boris Johnson’s Conservatives win majority in UK election

Britain’s Conservative Party has reached a total of 326 seats in the House of Commons, ensuring it will form a majority government.

  Judge delays decision on removing Texas baby’s life support

A Texas judge has extended a temporary injunction that keeps a 10-month-old on life support through the new year.

  Former Kentucky governor pardons convicted child rapist

Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin pardoned a convicted child rapist who is now free after serving less than 18 months of his original 23 year prison sentence.

‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ mansion sells for $150 million, sets Calif. record

A Los Angeles mansion built in the 1930s and seen in the TV show “The Beverly Hillbillies” has been sold for about $150 million — the highest home price ever in California.

Russia probe report spurs calls for FBI surveillance changes

Russia probe report spurs calls for FBI surveillance changes.

  House panel delays historic Trump impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee abruptly delayed action on a historic vote to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has emergency brain surgery

The NBA says former Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier and underwent emergency surgery.

  Nearly $50K donated to family of NJ detective killed

A fundraiser started Wednesday closed with nearly $50,000 for Detective Joseph Seals’ wife and five children.

Twitter brings back election labels for 2020 US candidates

Twitter is bringing back election labels for the 2020 election in an effort to provide users with original sources of information and prevent fake accounts from fooling voters.

  New Zealand recovers 6 bodies days after volcanic eruption

Continuing volcanic activity has delayed the retrieval of the eight bodies from ash-covered White Island, where an eruption occurred Monday as 47 tourists were exploring the landscape.

  Salmon farmers rescue bald eagle caught by octopus

Salmon farmers in Canada rescued a bald eagle caught in the clutches of a large octopus.

40 African American graves detected at Florida country club

The Tallahassee country club is maintaining the gravesites and they’re in an area where golfers won’t disturb them.

Pentagon watchdog investigating $400M border wall contract

The Defense Department’s internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job.

Amid backlash, NFL stands behind Michael Vick as honorary Pro Bowl captain

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell has offered public support for Michael Vick as hundreds of thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for him to be removed as an honorary Pro Bowl captain.

  Baby’s ashes stolen from home

An Illinois couple say thieves broke into their house and stole what they thought was a jewelry box.

US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's head of international affairs said the U.S. and China have reached a tentative trade agreement.

US says no new foreign military students until better checks

The Pentagon says that no new international military students will come to the United States for training until new screening procedures are in place.

  New Jersey attackers linked to anti-Semitic fringe movement

The deadly rampage at a New Jersey kosher market has cast a spotlight on a fringe movement known for its anti-Semitic strain of street preaching.

Chile: Plane that vanished en route to Antarctica found

A missing military transport plane that was en route to Antarctica has be found,

  10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, which was established as part of a collective bargaining agreement in 2006.

  An infant was ejected from a SUV rollover crash. He was found safe in his car seat.

The California Highway Patrol says the baby was found still in his car seat upside-down on the shoulder, and it’s a miracle the baby had only minor injuries.

Longtime ‘The Price is Right’ host Bob Barker celebrates 96th birthday

Television game show icon Bob Barker is celebrating his 96th birthday on Thursday.

FCC votes to set up 3-digit suicide hotline number like 911

Similar to 911 for emergencies, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help, once it’s implemented.

Cola plus coffee: It’s the latest soft drink buzz

Pepsi Café is a coffee-infused cola with twice as much caffeine as regular soda.

  Texas man credited with saving dog after leash gets stuck in elevator

A security camera captured the moment when the Texas man jumped in and grabbed the leash as the elevator was going down.

Trump criticizes teen climate activist Greta Thunberg after magazine honor

In a Thursday tweet, the president says “Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend!”

  'I can see you in bed!’ Woman says a hacker swore at her through her home security camera

The hackers were not only able to see her in her bedroom, they also talked to her over her security system on Monday evening.

  After wrong number, NM attorney’s office buys woman needed walker

After a woman called looking for a walker from what she thought was a medical supply store, eight employees with a New Mexico district attorney's office found and paid for her walker themselves.

Boy, 2, fatally struck by train after falling off NY subway platform onto tracks

The incident is under investigation. The train’s conductor and motorman were taken to the hospital to be checked for trauma.

Study: More people dying at home, not hospitals

Social: Doctors say the trend reflects the rise in home hospice care.

Trump signs order targeting college anti-Semitism

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting what his administration describes as a growing problem with anti-Semitic harassment on college campuses.

Police kill barricaded gunman who shot Pennsylvania trooper

Authorities say a gunman who barricaded himself inside his house after shooting a Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been shot and killed.