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Family Sues After Ebola Fears Lead District to Ban Student

By Isaac Avilucea |

The parents of a Milford, Conn., elementary student are suing the Milford school district for discrimination after they say "rumors" propagated by concerned school officials about whether their daughter had Ebola effectively imposed a "disability" on her.

FTC Sues Online Dating Site Over Fake Flirty Profiles

By Jenna Greene |

That handsome stranger who likes piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, the one who just winked at you online? He might be a computer-generated fake, trying to trick you into upgrading to a paid online dating membership, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown

Judges Find Prearraignment Interviews to Be Invalid

By Joel Stashenko |

A prearraignment interview procedure routinely used by the Queens District Attorney's Office has been ruled invalid by the New York Court of Appeals, which found it renders subsequent Miranda warnings "inadequate and ineffective."

An X-ray of a hip replacement

Curtain Rising for Bellwether Trials Over Hip Implants

By Amanda Bronstad |

The first bellwether trials over alleged defects in Zimmer Holdings Inc.'s recalled Durom Cup hip implant are moving ahead, with the first one set for Monday.