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White House Aides Used Private Email For Official Business: 'Just Very, Very Stupid'

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40 Years Of Athletic Support: Happy Anniversary To The Sports Bra

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The Pitfalls Of Social Media Advertising

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President Trump holds a rally for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange on Sept. 22 in Huntsville, Ala. After Strange lost the primary race, Trump's tweets promoting him were deleted. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russia Continues To Use Social Media To Influence Public Opinion In The U.S.

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Breakthrough Pain Treatment Or Snake Oil? You Decide.

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Twitter officials are expected to meet with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators. Staffers want to know about the use of fake accounts, bots and trolls to influence the trends and topics on the social platform. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Ready Or Not, Twitter Is Doubling A Tweet's Character Limit To 280

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JetPack Man flies through the air at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 6, 2011, in Fort Worth. Backers of a new $2 million competition hope to encourage the development of personal flying vehicles. Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR hide caption

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For months, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had claimed that security experts at Facebook had found no evidence of Russians involved in fake news. Now, Facebook is turning over thousands of ads to Congress it said had been placed by a Russian agency. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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The Producer Who Created 'Beat Kits' Behind Today's Pop Music

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"At this critical juncture, I believe it is in the best interests of the company to have new leadership to move the company forward," said Equifax Chairman and CEO Richard F. Smith. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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