Cyd Weeks

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Explaining the Rolling Stone Cover, by a Boston Native

I grew up in the Boston area, spent my whole early life there. To this day I’m a maniacal fan of Boston sports teams – in fact, I was moved to write …

A Reporter Is Forced to Testify Against His Alleged Source

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A reporter for <i>The New York Times</i> will have to testify against a CIA official accused of leaking …

U.S. Government Gets Approval to Keep Tracking Phone Records

Well, at least this time they are telling everyone their phone records are being collected.<p>The U.S. government said Friday that the secret foreign …

Houston police find 8 people, possibly being held against their will

A call placed to Houston police Friday morning expressing concern that individuals were being held against their will resulted in the discovery of eight people in a house, but it was unclear how long they had been in the home.<p>Four older men, three of them malnourished, and four females — three …

Now That Detroit's Filed For Bankruptcy, What Happens Next?

With its bankruptcy filing Thursday, Detroit became the largest municipality in the United States to seek Chapter 9 protection.<p>As Scott reported, the city is saddled with $18.5 billion in debt.<p>Today, we ask, what happens next?<p>-- CNN reports that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said today "should be a …

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago'

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the White House Friday to discuss African-Americans' reaction to last weekend's verdict in the George Zimmerman case, saying that "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago."<p>"You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this …