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Three people have filed suit in Los Angeles, accusing Usher of exposing them to herpes. (Courtesy photo)

Three fans sue Usher in ongoing STD scandal

Three fans sued R&B star Usher on Monday, alleging that sexual encounters…

 

Richard Simmons filed a lawsuit against the National Enquirer, which has published pictures and written stories saying he is transitioning from a man to a woman. (Courtesy Radar Online)

Scoop: Richard Simmons sues Enquirer over sex-change story

Richard Simmons is mad as heck at the National Enquirer for publishing…

 

Supervisor David Campos (center) speaks during a news conference held at San Francisco's City Hall Monday, May 1, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF reaches settlement with Airbnb over short-term rental rules

Airbnb and HomeAway have agreed to register all hosts listed in San…

 

Hollywood screenwriter Gary Goldman has filed a lawsuit charging Disney with appropriating his idea for the hit cartoon "Zootopia." (Courtesy Disney)

Scoop: Screenwriter claims Disney stole ‘Zootopia’ idea

Hollywood screenwriter Gary Goldman says Disney stole his idea for the Oscar-winning…

Hollywood screenwriter Gary Goldman has filed a lawsuit charging Disney with appropriating his idea for the hit cartoon "Zootopia." (Courtesy Disney)
Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is being sued by her ex-fiance, who wants to take her frozen embryos. (Courtesy ABC)

Scoop: Sofia Vergara being sued — by her own body parts

In today’s increasingly litigious world, this may not be a first in…

Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is being sued by her ex-fiance, who wants to take her frozen embryos. (Courtesy ABC)
(Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Lawsuit filed by immigrant students and parents against Berkeley School District

A class-action lawsuit was filed against the Berkeley School District on Wednesday…

(Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)
Co-anchor Amy Robach was called out after using the phrase "colored people" on "Good Morning America" -- she said she was sorry pretty quickly. (Courtesy ABC)

Scoop: ‘GMA’s’ Amy Robach quickly apologizes for racial slur

It was just moments after the error that “Good Morning America’s” Amy…

Co-anchor Amy Robach was called out after using the phrase "colored people" on "Good Morning America" -- she said she was sorry pretty quickly. (Courtesy ABC)
In this photo taken Thursday, July 7, 2016, Joseph Backholm, right, executive director of the Family Policy Institute of Washington, holds signed Initiative 1515 petitions just turned into him while he jokes with Yes Segura, of the LGBTQ Allyship, following Segura's group's attempt to confront supporters of proposed Initiative 1515, in Lynnwood, Wash. Supporters of the initiative that sought to repeal a state rule allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify failed to gather the required amount of signatures by a Friday deadline and the measure won't appear on the November ballot. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

10 states sue over restrooms transgender students can use

LINCOLN, Neb. — Ten states sued the federal government Friday over rules…

In this photo taken Thursday, July 7, 2016, Joseph Backholm, right, executive director of the Family Policy Institute of Washington, holds signed Initiative 1515 petitions just turned into him while he jokes with Yes Segura, of the LGBTQ Allyship, following Segura's group's attempt to confront supporters of proposed Initiative 1515, in Lynnwood, Wash. Supporters of the initiative that sought to repeal a state rule allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify failed to gather the required amount of signatures by a Friday deadline and the measure won't appear on the November ballot. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Family of man killed by police in April filing claim against SF

The family of a man who was shot and killed by police…

Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton walks away after announcing Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

11 states sue over Obama’s school transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama…

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton walks away after announcing Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
The rainbow colors were out in full force Sunday during the 44th annual San Francisco Pride parade that went down Market Street to a party at Civic Center in 2014. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Attorney for men injured at recent SF Pride events sues to block upcoming celebration

An attorney representing men injured in shootings and stampedes at San Francisco's…

The rainbow colors were out in full force Sunday during the 44th annual San Francisco Pride parade that went down Market Street to a party at Civic Center in 2014. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File Photo

Lyft, drivers announce proposed $27M lawsuit settlement

Lyft Inc. and lawyers for drivers of the ride-booking service Wednesday proposed…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File Photo
Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File Photo

Lyft faces lawsuit over 2014 fatal crash

Lyft Inc. is facing a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit filed…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File Photo
JoJo Fletcher, runner up on  “The Bachelor," will be the new "Bachelorette." (Courtesy ABC) .

Scoop: Surprise! JoJo’s the next ‘Bachelorette’

OK, so it wasn’t that big a surprise when JoJo Fletcher got…

JoJo Fletcher, runner up on  “The Bachelor," will be the new "Bachelorette." (Courtesy ABC) .
In this file photo, water from the Flint River flows through the Hamilton Dam near downtown Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Class action suit filed by residents over Flint water crisis

FLINT, Mich. — A lawsuit stemming from Flint's lead-contaminated water was filed…

In this file photo, water from the Flint River flows through the Hamilton Dam near downtown Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Attorney General Loretta Lynch, joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Federal government sues Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day…

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Blake Shelton (pictured at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival) is suing In Touch over a cover story it ran accusing him of “hitting rock bottom.” (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Blake Shelton sues tabloid over ‘rehab’ cover

Excuse you, In Touch: Blake Shelton didn’t go to rehab. The country…

Blake Shelton (pictured at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival) is suing In Touch over a cover story it ran accusing him of “hitting rock bottom.” (Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
Another woman, who filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles on Oct. 6, has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her.  (Evan Vucci/AP)

Scoop: Model sues Bill Cosby over alleged 2008 sexual assault

A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the…

Another woman, who filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles on Oct. 6, has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her.  (Evan Vucci/AP)
The City is expected to settle a $495,000 lawsuit with a woman who claimed to be wrongfully arrested by police who thought she was driving a stolen car. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO)

City set to approve wrongful arrest suit settlement

About six years after San Francisco police officers placed a woman at…

The City is expected to settle a $495,000 lawsuit with a woman who claimed to be wrongfully arrested by police who thought she was driving a stolen car. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO)
An Uber-branded vehicle. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Uber drivers’ employment lawsuit granted class-action status

The question of employment status for Uber drivers — whether they are…

An Uber-branded vehicle. (Jeff Chiu/AP)