The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the City Council's delay in approving a broadly backed recommendation to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health.
Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin filed a defamation lawsuit against the New York Times Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely linked her to the 2011 mass shooting in Arizona that wounded then-congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled to.
ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement Wednesday in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on a lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime.".