Apr 2, 2019

Kasich's new book challenges Americans to drive big change

Hanover Square Press

John Kasich — CNN commentator, possible Trump challenger, and former Ohio governor — has a book coming in October from Hanover Square Press, "It's Up to Us: Ten Little Ways We Can Bring About Big Change."

What he's saying: "Fix things where you live," Kasich writes, "connect with other people, live a life bigger than yourself, and tell politicians what you expect out of them."

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Supreme Court to hear Philadelphia case over same-sex foster parents

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The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a high-profile case that could reshape the bounds of First Amendment protections for religion.

Why it matters: The direct question in this case is whether Philadelphia had the right to cancel a contract with an adoption agency that refused to place foster children with same-sex couples. It also poses bigger questions that could lead the court to overturn a key precedent and carve out new protections for religious organizations.

Why Apple may move to open iOS

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Apple may finally allow iPhone owners to set email or browsing apps other than Apple's own as their preferred defaults, according to a Bloomberg report from last week.

The big picture: Customers have long clamored for the ability to choose their preferred apps, and now Apple, like other big tech companies, finds itself under increased scrutiny over anything perceived as anticompetitive.