RT News - December 31, 2015

Americans love lawsuits: Most ridiculous reasons people sued in 2015 
If you want compensation, then the USA is definitely the place to be! A New York woman sues her eight-year-old own nephew for knocking her over, to a man claiming his neighbor’s dog barks louder than thunder. RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky looks at the year’s most laughable lawsuits.

Manhattan Project leads to rise in cancer cluster near St. Louis 
RT’s Marina Portnaya reports from St. Louis on the dangerous radioactive materials from a nuclear waste dump near St. Louis, Missouri that has spread to neighboring areas. Storm water runoff from the site has also raised concerns and is being tested for radioactive pollution, while more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with cancer around the site.