- AP Exclusive: Prince's 'Purple Rain' coat is up for auction Updated: Apr-29-16 3:05 am
CALABASAS, California - A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince's 1984 classic film "Purple Rain" is hitting the auction block.
- Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits Updated: Apr-28-16 4:14 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelters.
- Duke Ellington personal items heading to NYC auction Updated: Apr-28-16 11:27 am
NEW YORK - More than 250 items belonging to pianist, songwriter and bandleader Duke Ellington are headed for auction.
- Lucian Freud portrait could fetch $29 million at Christie's Updated: Apr-28-16 11:19 am
LONDON - Christie's is selling a Lucian Freud painting of his pregnant daughter as part of a sale representing centuries of British portraiture.
- Germany to subsidize electric cars to help own auto industry Updated: Apr-27-16 9:13 am
BERLIN - Germany's auto industry risks being overtaken by foreign competitors unless it receives greater domestic support, the country's economy minister said Wednesday, announcing a 1 billion euro ($1.13 billion) plan to subsidize electric cars that are seen as the technology of the future.
- Embezzler's vehicles to go up for auction in Kansas City Updated: Apr-25-16 4:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A fleet of two dozen expensive cars and motorcycles seized from a Kansas City-area accountant who defrauded more than $4 million from clients is heading for the auction block.
- Unusual Georgia O'Keeffe painting going to auction Updated: Apr-25-16 10:37 am
NEW YORK - A monumental painting by Georgia O'Keeffe that can be viewed horizontally or vertically is coming to auction and it could bring up to $12 million.
- Don Drysdale's 1963 World Series ring sells for $110K Updated: Apr-24-16 3:33 pm
LOS ANGELES - Don Drysdale's 1963 World Series championship ring with the Los Angeles Dodgers sold for $110,111 in an auction of the late Hall of Fame pitcher's memorabilia.
- You ARE the father: Who is Doc Adams, baseball's dad? Updated: Apr-24-16 12:32 pm
LOS ANGELES - Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams may never be a household name like baseball's imagined inventor Abner Doubleday or basketball's actual inventor James Naismith. But a newly verified set of documents, titled "Laws of Base Ball," sold at auction early Sunday for nearly $3.3 million, go a long way toward lifting him to legendary status.
- Lens used during Apollo mission sells for more than $450,000 Updated: Apr-22-16 1:18 pm
BOSTON - A camera lens used during the Apollo 15 space mission in 1971 has been sold at auction for more than $450,000.
- Clyfford Still painting coming to NYC auction in May Updated: Apr-22-16 12:48 pm
NEW YORK - One of the few remaining Clyfford Still paintings in private hands is coming up for auction in New York City next month.
- Painting looted by Nazis is coming to auction in NYC Updated: Apr-22-16 12:05 pm
NEW YORK - A 17th century Dutch painting looted by the Nazis and recovered by the Monuments Men is going to auction.
- PSA auto producer: fraud squad visit in emissions probe Updated: Apr-22-16 4:49 am
PARIS - French car giant PSA Group, which produces Peugeot and Citroen vehicles, says the fraud squad has paid a visit and seized some material as part of a probe into emissions after the Volkswagen scandal.
- Cave City attraction sells at auction for $295,000 Updated: Apr-21-16 4:11 am
CAVE CITY, Kentucky - A south-central Kentucky country music radio station owner has bought a closed recreational park in Cave City.
- Detroit-area doctors, artists collaborate to fund research Updated: Apr-20-16 3:30 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan has forged collaborations between doctors and artists in an effort to fund medical research -- and to stimulate each other's creativity.
- Monumental Basquiat could fetch $40M at May auction Updated: Apr-13-16 7:47 pm
NEW YORK - A monumental 1982 self-portrait of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) as a fiery demonic figure is coming to auction where it could bring $40 million.
- Alexander Calder sculptures going up for sale at Christie's Updated: Apr-13-16 12:57 pm
NEW YORK - Christie's will offer nine Alexander Calder sculptures that were inspired by his visit to India in 1955.
- Bombardier protests CTA rail car contract with Chinese firm Updated: Apr-13-16 6:49 am
CHICAGO - The company that lost a bid to supply Chicago with hundreds of new rapid transit rail cars is complaining the competition for the contract was rigged.
- Bill clears House that would allow estate liquor auctions Updated: Apr-12-16 6:58 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A deceased person's wine and liquor collection could soon be up for auction.
- Rare Washington journal sells for $173K, war Bible for $161K Updated: Apr-11-16 5:21 pm
NEW YORK - A rare newspaper printing of a journal George Washington wrote as a young man has been sold for $173,000 at a New York City auction.
- Studebaker museum to sell 2 cars at auction Updated: Apr-10-16 5:51 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A South Bend museum that honors cars built by the hometown Studebaker manufacturer is selling two vehicles from its collection to the public.
- From Ronnie to a fan: more than 100 Reagan letters for sale Updated: Apr-08-16 7:34 am
LOS ANGELES - Long before he was president of the United States or even governor of California, Ronald Reagan had an army of star-struck movie fans who wrote him letters - and who to their surprise often got a personal reply.
- Lady Gaga's childhood piano could bring $200,000 at auction Updated: Apr-07-16 3:37 pm
NEW YORK - Lady Gaga was only 5 years old when she wrote her first song on an upright piano that her grandparents bought. Now the instrument that inspired the pop music sensation is going on the auction block at a pre-sale estimate of $100,000 to $200,000.
- Montana bull sold at auction for $350K Updated: Apr-07-16 1:11 pm
HELENA, Montana - A Montana bull has sold for $350,000 at auction.
- Harry Potter author's chair sells for $394,000 at auction Updated: Apr-06-16 2:55 pm
NEW YORK - The humble chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing the first two books of the Harry Potter series was auctioned in New York City on Wednesday for $394,000.