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In Major Privacy Win, Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Track Your Cellphone

<b>Updated 11:02 a.m. ET</b><p>In a major win for privacy rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that police must obtain a search warrant in order to get access to cellphone location information.<p>Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the 5-4 decision, joining the court's four liberals. The majority declared …

Surveillance

Bill Murray Explains How He Pulled Himself Out of a Deep, Lasting Funk: He Took Hunter S. Thompson’s Advice & Listened to the Music of John Prine

Judging by the outpouring of affection in online comment sections, Chicago folk musician John Prine has helped a great many of his fans through tough …

Bill Murray

Trump administration's new tariffs hit US consumers less

The latest round of tit-for-tat tariffs hits U.S. consumers less but American companies more, an analysis shows.<p>Consumer goods account for just 1 …

Economy

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

Father says little Honduran girl on Time cover was not taken from mother

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The Honduran toddler pictured sobbing in a pink jacket before U.S. President Donald Trump on an upcoming cover of Time magazine was not separated from her mother at the U.S. border, according to a man who says he is the girl's father.<p>The powerful original photograph, taken …

Immigration

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Kids

The Lesson Democrats Have Yet to Learn on Immigration

Trump’s opponents could learn something from Emmanuel Macron, who works to convince skeptics of immigration he will enforce borders even as he advocates for immigration.<p>As news cycle after news cycle fills with stories about children ripped away from their parents’ embrace at the U.S. border, you …

Immigration

Which countries are the richest? A look at the Top 25 based on average income

While global poverty is declining faster than ever before, the distribution of wealth around the world is far from even. North America is home to less than 5% of the global population and accounts for about 27% of the world’s gross domestic product. Meanwhile, South Asia is home to 24% of the world …

Geography

Ross says U.S. must create 'more painful' environment in trade: CNBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday the United States needs to make it harder for its trading partners to have high trade barriers in order to achieve President Donald Trump's ultimate goal of lower barriers and a level playing field.<p>"What we have to do is create …

Economy

Want To Downsize In Retirement? Problem One, Millennials Don't Want Your Stuff

For many Baby Boomers looking to sell their homes and make a move in retirement, finding Millennials willing and able to buy their houses might turn out to be a serious hurdle. But that’s not the only challenge they will face when they relocate in retirement.<p>Moving is never easy, but it is a unique …

Minimalism

‘There’s a Perception That Canada Is Being Invaded’

Justin Trudeau’s government has started rejecting more refugee claims from migrants who cross the U.S.-Canada border on foot.<p>It may seem paradoxical. Last year, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to issue an open invitation to refugees with a tweet declaring, “to those fleeing …

Canada

Canada PM can't imagine Trump damaging US with auto tariffs

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he can't imagine President Donald Trump will make good on his threat to impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering the United States because it would amount to a self-inflicted wound on the U.S. economy.<p>Trudeau was …

Donald Trump

This is what dying poor in America looks like

0 Shares<p>Signing the divorce papers was probably Charlie’s lowest point. His wife sitting by his side, occasionally she would swat at the air at some …

Health Care

White House piles pressure on China after Trump tariff threat

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has underestimated U.S. President Donald Trump's resolve to impose more tariffs unless it changes its "predatory" trade practices, a White House trade adviser said on Tuesday, as Trump greatly expanded the amount of Chinese imports possibly facing new duties.<p>The …

China

Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 U.S. war dead

DULUTH, Minn. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War, although there was no official confirmation of the move from military authorities.<p>"We got back our great fallen heroes, the remains sent back …

North Korea

Dem Lawmaker Sides with Donald Trump in Feud with Justin Trudeau

Sunday a Democratic Representative from Illinois surprisingly sided with President Donald Trump in the White House’s ongoing war of words over …

Trump Plans July Meeting With Vladimir Putin

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month, he said.<p>“We’re looking at the possibility,” …

Russia

Warren Buffett Just Made a Surprising Prediction About the Economy

This is how long the Oracle of Omaha thinks the good times will last.<p>The current economic expansion and bull market are now both nine years old. So …

Investing

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati resident Andrew Pappas supported President Trump's decision to separate children from parents who crossed the border illegally because, he said, it got Congress talking about immigration reform.<p>Niurka Lopez of Michigan said Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy made sense …

Donald Trump

Can you unboil an egg?

This may sound like a riddle, but thanks to chemistry it’s actually possible.<p>When an egg is boiled, the transparent liquid (albumen) around the yolk …

Protein

What if we knew when and how we'd die?

Even a 42.8 millisecond flash of the word “death” across a computer screen is enough to make us act differently – and not always for the better.<p>You and everyone you’ve ever known will someday die. According to some psychologists, this uncomfortable truth constantly lurks in the back of our minds …

Psychology

Satisfaction With U.S. Direction Reaches 12-Year High

Americans' satisfaction with the way things are going in the country has reached a 12-year high of 38%, one point above last month's satisfaction …

China Should Listen to U.S. Trade Complaints

Beijing’s economic nationalism is harming a vital relationship.<p>President Donald Trump and the Democrats can’t agree on anything, except one big thing: China. After the administration announced plans on June 15 to impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, Charles Schumer, the Democrats’ …

China

Hurdles facing parents and children separated at U.S. border

(Reuters) - Over 2,300 children were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border between May 5 and June 9 under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Tuesday, and immigration advocates and legal experts say there is no clear system …

Immigration

Cramer Remix: Go ahead, China—sell your U.S. Treasurys!

CNBC's Jim Cramer wants to make something very clear: the United States isn't hostage to China just because it owns a lot of U.S. Treasurys.<p>"That is …

Stock Markets

Stormy Daniels Loses Effort to Restart Lawsuit Against Trump

Adult-film actress Stephanie Clifford will have to wait.<p>A federal judge denied a request to resume her stalled lawsuit to get out of a 2016 …

Donald Trump

U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council: U.S. Ambassador Haley

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday after no other countries "had the courage to join our fight" to reform the "hypocritical and self-serving" body, said U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.<p>"In doing so, I want to make it …

Human Rights

Revealed: Justin Trudeau's close adviser helped move huge sums offshore

The chief fundraiser and senior adviser to the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who played a critical role in the rise to power of the charismatic politician, was involved in the movement of millions of dollars to offshore havens, the Paradise Papers reveal.<p>Stephen Bronfman, heir to the …

Canada

Embattled agent Peter Strzok escorted from FBI headquarters

An FBI agent who has been pilloried by President Donald Trump and was sharply criticized in a new Justice Department watchdog report was escorted from the FBI building Friday as a disciplinary process plays out, a source familiar with the episode said.<p>Peter Strzok was removed last August from …

Donald Trump

U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N. Human Rights Council

<b>Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET</b><p>After more than a year of complaints and warnings — some subtle and others a little less so — the Trump administration has announced that the United States is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador to the U.N. …

Human Rights