Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 9:58 am
The professional connections site LinkedIn is launching a new section of its social network Monday: University Pages targets younger users who want to connect with colleges. More than 200 schools now have profile pages, according to LinkedIn. As part of the new effort, the company also dropped its minimum age to 14 in the U.S.
The new college profiles allow prospective students to see how many of a school's graduates are on LinkedIn, as well as a breakdown of the main fields in which they work. The pages also list the top employers of alumni.
(CNN) -- A nationwide sweep by federal agents targeting the violent MS-13 street gang has resulted in hundreds of arrests, including 263 gang members, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Friday.
(CNN) -- A nationwide sweep by federal agents targeting the violent MS-13 street gang has resulted in hundreds of arrests, including 263 gang members, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Friday. Those arrested in the July and early August sweep include suspects wanted on murder, assault, sexual assault, robbery and kidnapping charges, among other offenses, ICE said in a news release.
NEW DELHI - A train killed at least 37 religious pilgrims as they crossed a railroad track in eastern India on Monday morning, prompting an angry mob to set fire to the train and attack its conductor, local officials said.
Deception Island is one of Antarctica’s biggest surprises. Part of the South Shetland group, the island appears on the map as a broken ring or a “C” shape. But it is actually the collapsed, sunken cone of a still-active volcano.
Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 2:58 pm
The detention for nine hours Sunday of journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner by authorities at London's Heathrow Airport was an attack "on the news-gathering process and journalism," Greenwald writes on The Guardian's website.
Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 11:22 am
The news from Egypt, where more than 900 people have died and thousands more have been wounded since the interim government began cracking down on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi last Wednesday, remains grim: