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Several Olympic gold medalists and dozens of other women are seeking $1 billion based on a failure to investigate sexual abuse allegations against sports doctor Larry Nassar, who worked for the U.S. women's gymnastics team and Michigan State University.


The states urge a federal judge not to dismiss a $10 billion lawsuit alleging that reckless business practices by U.S. gun manufacturers have increased the rate of violent crimes associated with Mexican drug cartels.


Stormy Daniels took the stand as a witness on January 27, 2022 in the trial of Michael Avenatti. Avenatti is accused of stealing almost $300,000 from his former client.


On Monday, January 3, 2022, Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO and founder of Theranos, was found guilty of defrauding investors. Holmes was convicted on four of eleven charges.


Former CEO and Theranos found Elizabeth Holmes testified this week that she was the victim of sexual and emotional abuse from her former romantic and business partner, Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani.


The convictions of two men found guilty in the killing of Malcolm X were vacated Thursday afternoon after a 22-month review of the case found that evidence in favor of acquittal had been withheld.


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Ex-Raiders player Henry Ruggs III was involved in a fatal car crash Tuesday morning in Las Vegas. He may face up to 46 years in prison if convicted of driving under the influence causing death or substantial bodily injury and reckless driving.


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A Maryland couple pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to espionage-related charges. The FBI asserts that the couple sold classified Navy data over the course of several months to an undercover agent they believed to be a representative of a foreign power.


Opening statements in the fraud trial of Elizabeth Holmes, former CEO and founder of Theranos, began on September 8. Holmes is accused of intentionally misrepresenting Theranos’ blood-testing technology and the company’s business performance.


The founder and former CEO of Nikola Corporation, a Tesla competitor, was charged in a securities fraud scheme in the Southern District of New York on Thursday. Trevor Milton is accused of defrauding and misleading investors about the development of his company’s products and technologies in order to drive investor demand.