The 20 Democrats running for president, debate lineups, and everything else you should know about 2020

The number of 2020 Democratic candidates who are running for president has passed two dozen. | Javier Zarracina/Vox. Getty Images The biggest questions about the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, answered. The 2020 presidential campaign is well underway. Any Democrat with dreams of occupying the Oval Office can see Donald Trump is a vulnerable president who hasn’t broadened his appeal beyond his base. A lot of them are running for their party’s nomination next year to…

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Facebook will finally ask permission before using facial recognition on you

Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images You’re being asked to opt in — years after the technology became part of your social media experience. Facebook is changing how it uses facial recognition technology — the feature on the platform that allows faces to be tagged in photos. From now on, if you want that feature to be part of your social media experience, you’ll have to opt to turn it on. It’ll be off by default for all new…

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UK Parliament gives Boris Johnson his second defeat in 2 days

A protester in London as Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit on September 4, 2019. | Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images Parliament has voted to block a no-deal Brexit. Boris Johnson wants elections — but he probably won’t get them. At least right now. The UK Parliament has voted to block a no-deal Brexit, an attempt to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from pulling the country out of the European Union without a…

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Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig found not guilty in Mueller spinoff case

Greg Craig, former White House counsel under former US President Barack Obama, arrives for his court arraignment on April 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. | Win McNamee/Getty Images The case was about whether he made false statements to investigators about year-old work for Ukraine’s government. Greg Craig, who served as White House counsel early in President Barack Obama’s administration, was found not guilty by a Washington, DC, jury Wednesday after a trial stemming from the…

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Julián Castro’s Green New Deal frames climate as a civil rights issue

Julián Castro smiles while in one of San Francisco’s green spaces. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Castro embraces the spirit, if not the exact language, of the Green New Deal with a plan that focuses on social justice. Ahead of a major climate change Democratic forum on CNN, Democratic presidential candidate and former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro has released his version of the Green New Deal, a climate change plan that closely aligns with his…

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