An entrance to a paternity ward in a hospital. (credit: GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Sues Tenn. Over Right To Choose Child’s Last Name

A couple is suing the state of Tennessee for the right to choose the last name for their newborn son.


(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.


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Gay Marriage Advocates Want Quicker Ruling

Gay marriage advocates want a federal judge to quickly overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex unions after an appeals court ruling to overturn a similar prohibition in Virginia.


File photo of a person waving a gay pride flag. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Candidates For Governor Differ On Gay Marriage Ban

Gov. Nikki Haley’s Democratic challenger says South Carolina’s should ‘pause’ in defending a lawsuit trying to overturn the state’s gay marriage ban.


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Boy’s Home Settles Lawsuit With Former Resident

A South Carolina boys’ home has settled a lawsuit by a former resident who said he was sexually assaulted by an older child.


File photo of a gavel. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Strippers Sue South Carolina Clubs Over Wages

A group of strippers is suing several South Carolina nightclubs, saying they weren’t paid according to federal standards.


File photo of a gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Settlement Reached In Occupy Columbia Case

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by Occupy Columbia protest members against Gov. Nikki Haley and other state officials.


File photo of a gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tribal Elders Suing Cherokee Bear Zoo

Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are suing a North Carolina roadside zoo that keeps bears in concrete pits on reservation land.


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Ex-SC Lawmaker Accused Of Fondling Women

Two women who worked for former state Sen. Dick Elliott say he fondled them at his North Myrtle Beach realty office.


File photo of a gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Group Sues Over Public School Event At Chapel

A humanist group has sued over a Greenville County public school’s decision to hold its 5th-grade graduation ceremonies at a Christian university.




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