Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, arrives for a meeting of the Republican Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting President Barack Obama has violated the Constitution by exceeding his executive powers. Democrats branded it a political charade […]

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FILE - This May 23, 2013 file photo shows members of Duran Duran, from left, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon and John Taylor arrive at amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit during the 66th international film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)

Duran Duran accuses fan club of contract breach

CHICAGO (AP) — Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. The group known for hits like “Notorious” and “Hungry Like the Wolf” accuses the suburban Chicago-based club of breaching contract by […]


This photo distributed during a news conference held by Nick Papageorge III of Rancho Santa Margarita shows the back of Nick Papageorge IV. (AP Photo/Nick Papageorge III  via The Orange County Register)

Injured rescuer sues missing Orange County hiker

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A volunteer who broke his back while searching for two hikers who were lost in the Orange County wilderness is suing one of the hikers. Nick Papageorge claims he fell […]


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Analysis of Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama

House Speaker John Boehner says he intends to file a lawsuit accusing President Obama of failing to carry out the laws passed by Congress. The suit would be filed on behalf of the Republican-controlled House. […]


FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Judge rejects Shelly Sterling bid for injunction

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge has refused Shelly Sterling’s request for an injunction against husband Donald Sterling and his lawyers in their dispute over the planned sale of the Los Angeles Clippers. Shelly Sterling’s […]


In this May 19, 2012, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, left, and his wife Shelly, watch during the second half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference semifinal against the San Antonio Spurs in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Clippers owner Donald Sterling hit with lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is been sued by a woman who alleges that while employed by him they had a romantic relationship and that she was subjected to racially […]


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Another alleged mistress files a lawsuit against Donald Sterling

Clippers owner Donald Sterling was already in hot water with the NBA over recorded racist comments. Now he’s being sued by a former girlfriend for alleged racially and sexually offensive comments. Phil and Lisa discussed this […]


FILE - In this Monday, April 28, 2014, file photo,  Apple attorneys Harold McElhinny, left, and William Lee, walk with others to a federal courthouse in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Jury says Samsung, Apple both infringed patents

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the […]


The Anheuser-Busch St. Louis brewery. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

Anheuser-Busch trial highlights gender bias in pay

ST. LOUIS (AP) — From male-only corporate jets to guys’ golf outings and hunting trips, Francine Katz says her time in the Anheuser-Busch executive suite was rife with exclusion and outright discrimination. But it wasn’t […]


Anita Baker countersues home improvement company

DETROIT (AP) – Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn’t been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home. The Detroit Free Press reports Saturday that Baker’s attorney says […]


Police respond to the scene of an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The explosion leveled two apartment buildings, and sent flames and billowing black smoke above the skyline. (AP Photo/Jeremy Sailing)

1st lawsuit filed in deadly NYC blast

NEW YORK (AP) – A New York City woman has sued Con Edison over the explosion that leveled two apartment buildings last week. The New York Post ( ) reports that 46-year-old Michelle Nelson of […]


California Governor Jerry Brown talks during a meeting with more than a dozen water leaders from across Southern California in Los Angeles Thursday, Jan 30, 2014. (AP Photo)

Lawsuit says California mortgage money mishandled

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three community assistance organizations sued Gov. Jerry Brown and other state officials on Friday, alleging the state improperly diverted nearly $370 million that was intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures. […]