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Massachusetts man charged with sex trafficking a teen girl

Apr. 15, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man trafficked a 15-year-old girl for prostitution in what federal authorities call a “gut-wrenching" case. Keion Rowell, 23, of Canton, was indicted on child sex trafficking charges and was held after an initial court appearance on Thursday pending...

FACT FOCUS: Posts maligning Disney lack evidence

Apr. 12, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

Online posts are using flawed logic and false information to malign The Walt Disney Co. as sympathetic to pedophiles or predatory toward young children after the company publicly opposed a Florida bill banning instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third...