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Texas Judge Says OK To Class-Action Suit For Over 12,000 Foster Children

A class-action lawsuit accusing Texas of poorly supervising foster children can proceed.


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Judge OKs $7.8 Billion Settlement In BP Gulf Class Action Suit

A federal judge has given final approval to BP’s settlement with a bulk of businesses and individuals who lost money because of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.