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Study: Teen suicides dropped where gay rights increased CHICAGO Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.The research found declines in states that passed laws allowing gays to marry before the | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Prez's new security Czar hailed as huge innovator President Trumps selection of Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser was hailed by military experts yesterday as a stark contrast from the ousted Michael Flynn, trading a career military intelligence officer for an innovative battlefield | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Cashing out, then cashing in Some of the states early retirees from 2015 returned to make serious money in part-time roles over the last 18 months:Former senior deputy, Dept. of RevenuePost-retirement pay: $159,316Pension: $98,039Last salary: $150,000Former deputy, Dept. of RevenuePo | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
BPD again urged to expand diversity of force A civil rights group is renewing its call for the Boston Police Department to diversify its ranks in order to better reflect the majority-minority city it serves.In a letter addressed yesterday to Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston police Commissioner Willi | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pence to NATO allies: Must hit spending target Vice President Mike Pence yesterday pressed members of the NATO military alliance on boosting defense spending and strengthening security on his first official European visit, speaking as Trump-style populism continues to boil across the continent.The pre | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Early exit plan costs big $$ Hundreds of state workers who retired early under Gov. Charlie Bakers savings program were eventually put back on the state payroll some in six-figure part-time jobs costing taxpayers nearly $9 million, a Herald analysis found.In all, 300 of the 2,497 emp | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Survivors mark anniversary of nightclub fire that killed 100 WEST WARWICK, R.I. Survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people have marked the 14th anniversary of the blaze with small gatherings where it happened.Small gatherings of survivors and relatives of those who died were held Sunday and Monday at | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fresh travel ban expected to be inked this week President Trumps revised executive order on immigration, expected this week, will reportedly target the same seven majority-Muslim countries as his original order, and is likely to draw similar fire from immigration advocates even if it exempts those with | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dorchester woman in car-dragging dies A Boston mother dragged hundreds of feet to her death early Sunday morning was the linchpin of her large family, her stunned brother said yesterday as the friend charged in her death is set to appear in court.Its unbelievable. Everyone still thinks its a | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Duck boats face increasing calls for improvements, bans BOSTON With their festive, party-like ambiance and ability to travel on land and in water, duck boats have long been tourist attractions for sightseers around the U.S. But a string of deadly accidents has left the industry reeling, forced safety improveme | 14 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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