U.S. Supreme Court Bolsters Mobile-Phone Privacy Rights

Law enforcement officials need a warrant to get mobile-phone tower records that show someone’s location over an extended period, Top Court rules.

Bitcoin Approaches Year Low After Japan Cracks Down on Venues

The crackdown surprised investors, ending what was about to be the first winning week since early June.


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Nixon Lied, Smeared His Foes and Had Accomplishments

Trump equals his disgraced predecessor only when it comes to defects.

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Separating Families Was a Blunder on a Global Scale

During the Cold War, the U.S. learned that living up to its highest ideals was good foreign policy.

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Warning: Looks Like Alcohol Studies May Impair Judgment

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