The lawsuit had demanded that she repay money from a confidential court settlement. Her lawyer said "the dismissal is a victory for all victims."
The Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest is 65 percent contained, but a fire near Big Sur continued to grow Thursday.
The Navy will name one of its ships after San Francisco's pioneering gay politician Harvey Milk, according to a report by USNI News.
Experts warn that voting machines and entire electoral systems are vulnerable to hacking.
The inmates held another inmate at shank-point for three hours before the situation was resolved. The hostage suffered minor injuries to his leg.