NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of New Orleans public school workers who were fired after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to much of the city in 2005. It was a reversal of fortune for the employees, who had won... more »
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Vermont's Green Mountain Coffee Roasters that alleged accounting fraud. U.S. District Judge William Sessions III said the plaintiffs - a group of investors in the company - had not presented any facts that indicated "a strong inference" of... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is dismissing his offer to make a $10,000 bet with Rick Perry as merely "an outrageous number to answer an outrageous charge" - namely, Perry's claim that Romney made changes to parts of his book.
Romney said Monday he made the offer in the... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon study on gays in the military has determined that overturning the law known as "don't ask, don't tell" might cause some disruption at first but would not create any widespread or long-lasting problems. The findings were confirmed by two people familiar with the findings. They... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit by a concert promoter against the late Michael Jackson over a failed reunion concert. U.S. District Judge Harold Baer Jr. granted a motion by lawyers for Jackson's estate to dismiss the case, citing a lack of evidence... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A district judge on Monday dismissed the state's civil suit against a private work release center seeking reimbursement of money earned by inmates that allegedly went missing. The state Department of Public Safety and Corrections filed suit earlier this year against the Lafayette Community Correctional Center... more »