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News to know
Russian hackers claimed to have stolen almost 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords, the company said Wednesday. LinkedIn is investigating the claims and is urging users to change their passwords.
Quote of note
“You’ve never been this excited." - Truck driver Michael Siau, talking to his dog Rambo after being reunited with him. Siau was at a rest stop in Missouri and accidentally left his puppy behind. He returned two days later to reclaim Rambo, who had been waiting patiently at the rest stop. Read the full story at the link above.
Hot video: Rare spectacle: Venus travels across the sun
Crowds were flocking to look at the rare sight of Venus passing in front of the sun Tuesday and Wednesday, depending on the location of their vantage point. The next transit of the planet isn't set to take place until 2117.
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