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N.J. Sailor's Death Gives Rise To Legal Battle

GARFIELD, N.J. - (AP) A federal judge found the Navy 80 percent negligent in the training death of Seaman Freddie Porter Jr., when it awarded $1.25 million to his mother, Cassita Massiah, last December. As it stands, it won't be the Navy paying Massiah. Instead, a company found to be 20 percent negligent...

High Court Wary Of Legal Fight Over Navy Plane

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Supreme Court justices seemed in general agreement Tuesday that the best way to resolve a long-running, billion-dollar dispute between the government and two big defense contractors is to say, in Justice Antonin Scalia's words, "Go away." Or to put it another way...