Open Records. Sen. Hillary Clinton's records as First Lady are being released to the public today in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the conservative group Judicial Watch. The New York Times and The Washington Post report that more than 11,000 pages cover her daily schedules, speeches and meetings and are to be released simultaneously in the William J. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark. and the National Archives and Records Administration in the District.
Abuse. CVS Caremark Corp. will pay nearly $37 million to nearly two dozen states and the District of Columbia to settle claims it boosted its Medicaid revenue by peddling a more expensive version of a heartburn medication, The Associated Press reports via Law.com. The case began in suburban Chicago, when a pharmacist alerted authorities and became a whistleblower.
In absentia. The trial against 26 Americans accused of running a CIA operation to kidnap a terror suspect in Italy in 2003 resumed today in Milan despite an Italian government request to dismiss the indictments against the agents, according to an AP story via the International Herald Tribune. The defendants left Italy, and a senior U.S. official has said they would not be turned over for prosecution, even if Rome requests their extradition.
Wild. Call girl and Myspace star Ashley Alexander Dupre -- a.k.a. Kristen to ex-N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer -- apparently starred in a Girls Gone Wild video in 2003 and Joe Francis, the series' founder who just served 11 months in prison on tax evasion, intends to capitalize on it, The Los Angeles Times reports.