WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Is Facing 17 More Criminal Charges In The United States

A grand jury returned a new indictment against Assange adding charges related to his alleged conspiracy with Chelsea Manning to solicit and publish classified government information. View Entire Post ›

Congress Finally Has A Deal To Help Puerto Rico And Other Disaster-Stricken Areas After Trump Caves On Border Funding

The $19.1 billion deal includes close to $1 billion in funding for Puerto Rico that Trump had objected to. Congress is expected to pass the bill rapidly. View Entire Post ›

The Only Latino Running For President Thinks Democrats’ “Electability” Fight Is Missing The Point

“The worst thing we can do is to make assumptions or use some cookie cutter formula about who ought to be the nominee of the party,” Julián Castro told BuzzFeed News. View Entire Post ›

The Justice Department Is Arguing Congress Can’t Sue The Trump Administration At All

A federal judge in Washington, DC, heard arguments on Thursday in House Democrats’ lawsuit challenging Trump’s plan to reprogram billions in federal funds to build a border wall. View Entire Post ›

There’s So Much More Garbage On Facebook Than You Even Realize And It’s Impossible To Keep Up

There are 1.56 billion daily active users on Facebook, and the platform disabled 2.19 billion fake accounts in Q1 2019. Plus more disturbing stats from the company’s latest Community Standards Enforcement Report. View Entire Post ›

Democrats Like The Idea Of A Gay President. But Some Are Quietly Worried About Mayor Pete.

“I’ve heard him talk, and I like him, and I really support him,” one voter said of Pete Buttigieg. “But I’m concerned that we might not be able to bring as many people to vote in the general election.” View Entire Post ›

Most Democrats Running For President Want To Make Abortion Legal Nationwide — No Matter What

The proposal isn’t new, but before last week it lived in relative obscurity. Now, more than half the Democrats running for president have it at the top of their platforms. View Entire Post ›

Nancy Pelosi Is Accusing Trump Of A Cover-Up, But Tells Democrats To Hold Off On Impeachment For Now

A growing number of Democratic members are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, but one party leader warned that “might tear the country apart.” View Entire Post ›

Amazon Asks The Public To Report Abuses Of Its Facial Recognition Technology In A Web Form

“This yet again underscores the urgent need for Amazon to get out of the surveillance business. They simply do not know what they are doing,” said civil liberties attorney Matt Cagle. View Entire Post ›

Democrats Running For President Say Social Media Companies Have A White Nationalist Problem. Some Think Regulation Should Be The Answer.

A swath of 2020 presidential candidates tell BuzzFeed News that social media companies like Facebook have some responsibility for rising white nationalism. View Entire Post ›