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Supreme Court Rules On Aereo, Cellphone Searches

High Court Says Police Need A Warrant For Most Cellphone Searches

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that unless police have a warrant, they generally cannot search data on a cellphone seized from someone who has been arrested.

The decision is seen as a sweeping win for privacy advocates.

"Modern cell phones are not just another technological convenience," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote. "With all they contain and all they may reveal, they hold for many Americans 'the privacies of life.'

Kandinsky's "Painting no. 201," on the left, was the inspiration for the salad on the right, which was used to test diners' appreciation of the dish.

Kandinsky On A Plate: Art-Inspired Salad Just Tastes Better

We eat first with our eyes. When strawberries are perfectly red, they seem to taste sweeter. When chicken is painted blue, it's disturbing. The ancient Romans understood that, and certainly today's top chefs exploit it when they plate their food.

Why America May Be Ready For Some Futbol

Ante-millennium America was ho-hum about soccer as a sport, because it is a game with: nonstop motion, international players, loose rules and corruption, low expectations of scoring and an imprecise ending.

Heart Of The Matter: Treating The Disease Instead Of The Person

A 56-year-old man is having lunch with his wife at a seafood restaurant just outside Boston when he develops crushing chest pain. He refuses an ambulance, so the man's wife drives him to the ER.

What happens next says a lot about the difference that being a doctor or a patient can make in how one feels about the health care system.

First, how did the patient and his wife see the trip to the hospital?

Princess Cristina: A Spanish judge on Wednesday moved closer to indicting the sister of newly proclaimed King Felipe in a tax fraud and money laundering investigation centering on Cristina's husband.

Spanish Princess Is Indicted In Corruption Case

In one of the last steps before a possible trial, a Spanish judge has formally charged Princess Cristina, the sister of King Felipe VI, on tax fraud and money laundering charges.

Aereo.com, a Web service that provides television shows online, is shown on an iPhone on April 22. The company lost a Supreme Court case Wednesday, as the justices ruled it violates copyright law.

Aereo's TV Streaming Service Is Illegal, Supreme Court Says

Aereo, the company that lets subscribers watch TV stations' video that it routes onto the Internet, violates U.S. copyright law, the Supreme Court has ruled. The court's 6-3 decision reverses a lower court ruling on what has been a hotly contested issue.

How Connecticut's Change In Autism Coverage Could Make Waves

Many families with children who have autism count on their insurance to help pay for expensive, long-term treatment. But a recent bulletin issued by the Connecticut Insurance Department may undermine existing coverage protections, some advocates say, and they are concerned that other states might follow suit.

Giorgio Chiellini of Italy pulls down his shirt to show a wound after clashing with Luis Suarez of Uruguay (not pictured). Looking on is Gaston Ramirez of Uruguay. The incident, in which Suarez apparently bit Chiellini, resulted in more than 100 people winning a bet.

Suarez Bite Controversy Pays Off For Gamblers

The odd and violent incident at a World Cup game Tuesday, in which Uruguay's Luis Suarez apparently bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini, is under investigation by FIFA, soccer's governing body. But the oddsmakers at a European betting service have seen enough: They're paying gamblers who bet that Suarez would use his teeth in anger in Brazil.

Iraqi members of the Emergency Response Brigade patrol streets in the western city of Ramadi in Anbar province, where government forces are fighting extremist militants, including a force from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Iraq: Militants Kill Senior Army Leader; Maliki Resists Changes

U.S. military advisers have arrived in Iraq to help coordinate the Shiite-led government's push against the advance of extremist Sunni militants. The ISIS force has also reportedly been attacked by Syrian warplanes flying in Iraq.

From Baghdad, NPR's Alice Fordham reports for our Newscast unit:

"Security sources say Sunni fighters led by the extremists known as ISIS have moved into the key western city of Ramadi. They are fighting against the Iraqi army, who have support from some tribal fighters, and have reportedly killed at least one senior commander.

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