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Kind of a biggie in the social media professional networking space: LinkedIn said this morning it's going to spend $1.5 billion to buy Lynda.com, a company that specializes in online professional training videos and tutorials.
The bet LinkedIn is making, of course, is that people will go to LinkedIn for something other than just random clicking around looking for a new job.
Which is what you guys do too, right?
About one-third of black and Hispanic teens say they're online just about all the time, compared with about 1-in-5 whites, a new study says. Experts say smartphones are defining teens' social habits.
NPR's Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman offers this analysis of the vice president's speech Thursday on U.S. Iraq policy.
North Charleston Officer Michael Slager can be seen stopping Walter Scott. Slager shot and killed Scott — an incident captured in a separate video. Slager has been charged with the killing and fired.
The legislature has passed a bill that would bar people on public assistance from using cash aid on theme parks, pools and casinos, or from withdrawing more than $25 per day from the ATM.