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6/25/2014 10:48 AM
Cell phone searches after arrests limited
WASHINGTON  — In a strong defense of digital age privacy, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled today that police may not generally search the cell phones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.

6/25/2014 1:58 PM
Boehner says House plans to sue Obama
WASHINGTON — Speaker John Boehner said today the Republican-controlled House will file an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to carry out the laws passed by Congress.

6/25/2014 3:12 PM
U.S. economy shrank at steep 2.9%
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy shrank at a steep annual rate of 2.9 percent in the January-March quarter as a harsh winter contributed to the biggest contraction since the depths of the recession five years ago. But the setback is widely thought to be temporary, with growth rebounding solidly since spring.

6/25/2014 2:56 PM
Kerry warns Mideast against military action
BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations today against taking new military action in Iraq that might heighten sectarian divisions, after Syria launched airstrikes across the border and Iran flew surveillance drones over the neighboring country.

6/25/2014 12:29 PM
Officials: Sanctions on Russia could be delayed
WASHINGTON  — Sanctions aimed at key economic sectors in Russia because of its threatening moves in Ukraine might be delayed because of positive signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Obama administration officials.

6/25/2014 11:41 AM
Justices rule for broadcasters in Aereo fight
WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court ruled today that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.

6/25/2014 10:55 AM
U.S. economy shrank at 2.9% rate in Q1
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy shrank at a steep annual rate of 2.9 percent in the January-March quarter as a harsh winter contributed to the biggest contraction since the depths of the recession five years ago. But the setback is widely thought to be temporary, with growth rebounding solidly since spring.

6/25/2014 10:28 AM
Ford recalls 2014 F-150s for steering issue
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. has told owners of its top-selling current model 2014 F-150 pickup trucks to park them until a power steering issue affecting 5,675 of the vehicles is fixed, the company said on its Web site.

6/25/2014 8:53 AM
Russia cancels use of force in Ukraine
MOSCOW — On Russian President Vladimir Putin’s demand, the upper house of the Russian parliament today canceled a resolution allowing the use of military in Ukraine, a move intended to show Moscow’s eagerness to de-escalate tensions and avoid a new round of Western sanctions.

6/25/2014 6:48 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: