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6 things to look for in the final Democratic debate of 2019

The final Democratic primary debate of 2019 is one of the best opportunities left for the seven Democrats slated to appear here in California on Thursday to leave voters in Iowa and across the country with a good impression before voting begins in 2020.

From Instagram to TikTok: How social media evolved this decade

Shortly after midnight Pacific time on October 6, 2010, a new app built by a small team went live on Apple's App Store. Right away, they noticed people abroad signing up for the app, called Instagram; by 6 a.m. the startup was so overwhelmed with traffic that its servers reportedly melted down.

YouTube burnout is real; creators are struggling to cope

For eight years, Kati Morton, a mental health expert, has used YouTube to discuss sensitive issues ranging from eating disorders to anxiety. But Morton's own well-being took a hit from the demands of her work on the platform.

Judge won't jail indicted Giuliani associate pending trial

A federal judge declined Tuesday to revoke bail for Lev Parnas, rejecting prosecutors' claims that the indicted Rudy Giuliani associate posed an "extraordinary risk of flight" due to his association with a "foreign benefactor" identified in court as Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash.

Federal prosecutors ask judge to revoke bail for Lev Parnas

Federal prosecutors in New York have asked a federal judge to revoke bail for indicted Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas and jail him while he awaits trial, alleging in a court filing Wednesday that he failed to disclose $1 million he received from a Russian bank account the month before he was charged.

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launches 12th test flight

Blue Origin, the stealthy company founded by Amazon's billionaire founder Jeff Bezos, just launched another test flight of its tourism rocket as it steadily inches toward sending paying customers into space.