Ed Markey

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The price of surveillance: Gov’t pays to snoop

WASHINGTON (AP) — How much are your private conversations worth to the government? Turns out, it can be a lot, depending on the technology. In the era of intense government surveillance and secret court orders, […]

07/10/2013

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Dem Rep. Markey wins US Senate election in Mass.

BOSTON (AP) — Longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey defeated Republican political newcomer Gabriel Gomez in a special election on Tuesday for the state’s U.S. Senate seat long held by John Kerry, a race that […]

06/25/2013

Knives of all sizes and types are piled, among the items discarded at security checkpoints (AP Photo)

Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs. A policy change scheduled to go into effect this week allowing those items onto airliners will be delayed.

04/23/2013