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'Trapped' Teen Groped by Man on Flight: Complaint

Victim's attorney says unaccompanied minor went through '30 minutes of hell' on American flight

(Newser) - A 13-year-old girl traveling Wednesday as an unaccompanied minor from Dallas to Portland says she spent the first part of her flight "frightened and trapped" and the remainder of it too scared to even use the bathroom after a 26-year-old Oregon man seated next to her allegedly groped her,... More »

Texas Town Bans Undocumented Children

League City doesn't want to house them, should the government ask

(Newser) - As the issue of undocumented children streaming into the US heats up , one Texas town has taken action. League City's city council last night passed a resolution, 6-2, that would see the city bar any federal request to operate a detention or processing center there, though the Houston Chronicle ... More »

Bored Kids Fly Away, Without Parents —or IDs

Teens, little brother have no trouble boarding Southwest flight

(Newser) - Southwest Airlines has some explaining to do after flying a 15-year-old girl, her 11-year-old brother, and her 13-year-old friend from Jacksonville to Nashville—unbeknownst to the kids' parents. The TSA may be in for some questioning, too, because the footloose trio boarded their flight without showing identification. "Everybody else... More »

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