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    Talk Back: Afghanistan
    Do you think President Obama was right to slow troop withdrawal from Afghanistan?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    'Stingray' cell tracker gets increased scrutiny

    The secrecy surrounding a military-grade cellphone-tracking device that's already being used in the Bay Area -- and arriving soon in Santa Clara and Alameda counties -- has come under increased scrutiny, with local governments, courts and lawmakers around the nation joining civil rights groups in a push to learn more about the potentially invasive technology. 
    (JANE TYSKA/Staff)
    Adjusting to Oakland's higher minimum wage

    Oakland workers will greatly benefit from the minimum wage hike from $9 to $12.25 an hour, academics say, but business owners have struggled to handle the sudden payroll increase, some say.  
    (LiPo Ching/Staff file photo)
    Audrie Pott: Do boys share blame for teen's suicide?

    Perhaps more illuminating than the accusations of depraved boys and irresponsible parents surrounding Audrie Pott's sexual assault and suicide will be the first-person testimonials about the complicated world of teenagers navigating a culture of drinking and drugs, sex and cellphones, body image and bullying, and bad behavior. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Jim Stevens/Bay Area News Group)
    Orinda machete killer gets 16 years to life

    Judge to James L. Collin, convicted of second-degree murder for 2012 killing of girlfriend: "You never have taken responsibility." 
    Celebrities
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work. 
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.