Oprah Winfrey settles headmistress' Pa. lawsuit

Producer Oprah Winfrey participates in press conference for the film 'Precious' during the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 in Toronto. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

March 24, 2010 7:47:22 AM PDT
Oprah Winfrey has settled a defamation lawsuit filed by a headmistress she had accused of performing poorly at her South African girls school, where some students claimed they were abused, lawyers said.