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The Supreme Court took these actions Monday:

_Ruled, 6-3, that a radio host cannot be sued for airing a phone conversation taped illegally by a third party.

_Said it will decide whether a law aimed at curbing children's access to online pornography tramples the rights of adults to see or buy what they want on the Internet.

_Rejected a challenge to the way Houston elects nine of its 14 city council members, turning away arguments the system was motivated by racial considerations.

_Without comment, declined to hear Whitewater figure David Hale's complaint that he was wrongly prosecuted in Arkansas after an independent counsel cut a deal for his testimony against former President Clinton and others.

_Declined to review the case of an amateur artist who successfully claimed that the Baltimore Ravens football team stole his idea for a team logo.