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Which cell phone carriers are protecting privacy?

By The Stream Team The office of Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) recently published letters from seven major cell phone carriers that replied to his request for information on how often they received and complied with law enforcement requests for customer data in … Continue reading

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Raped and Impregnated at 14, Girl Must Now Share Parental Rights with Her Attacker

By Iulia Filip A rape victim sued Massachusetts to stop it from subjecting her to “a court-ordered 16-year unwanted relationship with her attacker” by giving him paternity rights over the child born from the rape. H.T., of Norwood, Mass., sued … Continue reading

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High School Rapper Arrested and Facing Terrorism Charges For Rap About Boston Marathon Bombing

The suburban teenager is being held on $1 million bail, and faces possibly 20 years. A Massachusetts high school student faces felony charges for allegedly posting on social media rap lyrics that police say amount to terrorist threats, the Valley … Continue reading

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In Boston attack, a reminder of the difficulty in foiling terrorist plots

By Scott Wilson and Peter Finn After nearly a dozen years of foiled plots, the United States on Monday suffered the first large-scale bombing since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, opened an era of heightened security affecting nearly every … Continue reading

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Senator: Should hourly minimum wage be $22?

By Kim Peterson What if U.S. workers were paid more as the nation’s productivity increased? If we had adopted that policy decades ago, the minimum wage would now be about $22 an hour, said Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) last week. … Continue reading

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School Under Fire For Giving Condoms To First Graders

Hmm…I don’t think the policy was thought out. Children in the first grade are still babies. This is a little disturbing to me that a school is resorting to this. School Under Fire For Giving Condoms To First Graders | … Continue reading

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