The House Ethics Committee’s outside counsel recommended no further investigation of allegations that California Democrat Maxine Waters helped a struggling bank in which her husband held stock obtain a government bailout in 2008.
George Steinbrenner , the mercurial and free-spending owner of the New York Yankees who presided over the restoration of one of the great franchises in professional sports after turning it into baseball’s version of a soap opera, has died. He was 80.
Pat Gillick , a baseball executive who helped build three World Series champions, was voted into the sport’s Hall of Fame by the veterans committee. Former New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner fell short.