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A lawyer rewrote Instagram’s terms of use “in plain English” so kids would know their privacy rights

By Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post

It’s no secret that teenagers love social media.

Members of “Generation Z” can spend up to nine hours a day sharing photos on Instagram, consuming “content” on YouTube and talking to friends on Snapchat. (Just don’t ask them to get excited about Facebook.)

But how much do these teens understand what they’ve agreed to give up when they start an account with those sites?

Study casts doubt on link between college debt, “boomerang” effect

By Holly Ramer, Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H. — While both college debt and the “boomerang” phenomenon are growing, a new study casts doubt on the notion that staggering student loans are driving young adults back to their parents’ doorsteps.

Colorado prepares for Obamacare repeal under Trump administration

WASHINGTON — Plans by Republicans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act in the first month of Donald Trump’s presidency have sent tremors across Colorado, with activists and accountants both preparing for a seismic shift in policy.

Analysts expect that a repeal would have an outsized impact on Colorado, as the state embraced the full spectrum of President Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation, better known as Obamacare.


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