In this distinctive campaign season, CNN news anchor Jake Tapper sees the need to be more direct than ever in calling balls and strikes for viewers. NPR looks at an anchor trying to keep up with an unprecedented race.
The city of San Diego is considering combating the synthetic drug "spice" by expanding the way in which the drug is illegal. Most drugs are outlawed because their specific chemical compound is banned. But the city attorney is working with scientists to find out what the drug does to the brain and making any substance with that effect illegal.
Microsoft announced it's buying another tech giant, LinkedIn, for $26.2 billion. The companies, both leaders in the productivity marketplace, believe the move could boost their income potential by 50 percent in that market. According to a Microsoft spokesperson, talks on the massive deal began in March.