Photoshop: Why is my only layer an index layer and not a Background layer?

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What is an index layer? How can I change it so it isn't an index layer? I pasted an image from the internet, and I can't add any more layers.
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The color mode of your document is set to "Indexed Color." Choose Image>Mode>RGB to get back to a color mode that supports layers.