Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Claiming Austin Illegally Jails Poor People
A class-action suit had claimed that judges in Austin were locking people up for not paying court fines without properly assessing whether the defendants could afford to pay. A federal judge said this week that the city can't be held liable.
Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Resigns Following "No" Vote In Bailout Referendum
Yanis Varoufakis said that he had been made aware of a "preference" among eurozone negotiators for his "absence" from future talks in a statement on his blog. On Sunday, Greek voters overwhelmingly rejected sweeping new austerity measures, which were being pushed as a requirement before Greece receives further bailout funds. BuzzFeed News reporter Jim Waterson is in Athens.