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Stories with person: John Wayne
  • Trucking firm to pay millions in fatal crash of 5 students 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 5:18 pm

    SAVANNAH, Georgia - The employer of a tractor-trailer driver blamed for a fiery interstate crash that killed five Georgia nursing students has agreed to settle wrongful death lawsuits for large sums, with at least one victim's family receiving $14 million, attorneys in the case said Wednesday.

  • Hanks, movie-land ambassador to America, takes another trip story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-16 9:06 am

    NEW YORK - Tom Hanks, great American, has been to some far-flung places in the service of Hollywood and country.

  • Going once, going twice: Ruth's glove, Hendrix's cowboy hat 
    Updated: Apr-02-16 4:26 pm

    BIDDEFORD, Maine - A baseball glove belonging to hard-swinging Babe Ruth fetched $118,000 at auction Saturday, the top item from a collection of memorabilia that included Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse ears and John Wayne's cowboy hat, boots and spurs.