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Supreme Court Rulings on TV Viewing and Cell Phone Searches

The Supreme Court issued two major technology-related decisions today involving how we watch TV and when police can search our cell phones. The court said police must obtain warrants to search cell phones in an age when they contain extensive and highly personal data. The court also said start-up antenna company Aereo is effectively like a cable company and has to play by the same rules--a big victory for the broadcast industry that was threatened by Aereo's new business model. Kojo explores what the two rulings mean for consumers.

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Texas Bookseller Picks 3 Summer Reads

Julia Green of Front Street Books recommends Moonlight on Linoleum by Terry Helwig, City of Women by David R. Gillham and The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly.
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He Used To Live On The Streets Of Mumbai. Now, His Cafe Welcomes Everyone

Amin Sheikh's new cafe is a rarity in class-stratified India: It's open to people from all walks of life. Sheikh is a former street child, and so are many of his employees.
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For Many Black Voters, Trump's 'What Do You Have To Lose?' Plea Isn't Enough

Donald Trump promises to help bring jobs and security to black neighborhoods. But his poll numbers with African-Americans are in the low single digits, and many say his message is insulting.
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WATCH: Squishy 'Octobot' Moves Autonomously

The robot designed by a team from Harvard University moves without the help of any rigid parts. Researchers say it is the first proof-of-concept design for an entirely soft, autonomous machine.

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