Poll: Most Teens Savvy and Positive About Social Media

False narratives spread on social media have been implicated in the turbulent 2016 presidential election in the United States and the 2016 Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, while social media-savvy conspiracy theorists fan the flames around outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and the idea that climate change is a “hoax” – but most teens are staying above the fray, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center published Wednesday.

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Closing Arguments Made in Border Patrol Teen Shooting Trial

Former Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz wasn’t scared for his life in October 2012 when he fired his handgun through a border fence, killing a Mexican teen who was lobbing rocks up and over the barrier, the lead prosecutor in Swartz’s federal manslaughter trial told the jury Friday.

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Trial Opens in Deputies’ Shooting of Teen Who Called 911 in Distress

Two California police officers acted within the scope of their training when they shot and killed Matthew Tucker after responding to his family’s call seeking emergency support for him, an attorney for the officers said Tuesday during opening statements in their federal wrongful death jury trial.

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