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File photo of the gun shootout in Watertown, Mass., involving the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officer Shot In Bomb Suspect Gun Battle In Rehab

The MBTA police officer who was critically injured in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has moved to a rehab hospital.

05/17/2013

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Study: Facebook Activity Indicative Of Regional Obesity Rates In United States

A recent study found that user activity on the social networking site Facebook from a certain region of the United States could indicate the obesity rates of that region.

04/26/2013

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Study: Facebook Users Exhibit Hostility Toward The Elderly

The findings of a recently conducted study indicate that younger users of Facebook discriminate against older members of the online community – and aged persons in general.

04/05/2013

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Facebook Agrees To Remove Some Newtown Pages

Facebook has agreed to remove some so-called tribute pages related to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over concerns they’re being used to exploit the tragedy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday.

02/25/2013

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Letter Calls For Removal Of Outsiders’ Newtown “Tribute” Pages

Connecticut’s two U.S. Senators and the Congresswoman representing Newtown are asking Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to remove unofficial “tribute” Facebook pages to the victims of the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/25/2013

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Northeasterners Share Snow Experiences Via Social Media

The East Coast woke up under a blanket of snow this weekend and collectively documented the experience on the myriad social and mobile inventions of the past decade. Facebook, Twitter and other technologies make it increasingly difficult to stay isolated–even if you’re stuck home alone.

02/11/2013

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“Not Guilty” Plea In Sandy Hook Fundraising Hoax

A New York city woman has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge that she made false statements to the government about an alleged scam linked to the Sandy Hook school massacre.

01/17/2013

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Bridgeport Teen Charged With Facebook Threats Against Central High

Bridgeport police say a student at Central High School has been arrested after the 16-year-old posted threatening statements on his Facebook page.

01/17/2013

In this photo illustration a sandwich and drink is seen at a Subway restaurant on March 8, 2011 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Uproar After Photos Surface Showing Subway’s Footlong Only 11 Inches

What’s in an inch? Apparently, enough missing meat, cheese and tomatoes to cause an uproar.

01/17/2013

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., walks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Conn. State Lawmaker: Gabby Giffords Should ‘Stay Out Of My Towns’

A Connecticut lawmaker has apologized after saying in a Facebook post that shooting victim and former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords should “stay out of my towns.”

01/08/2013

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