Some of the men had lost a great deal of weight during the ordeal, a refugee in Port Moresby said.
Californian governor Gavin Newsom said he was "heartbroken" over the crash that killed "three heroic American firefighters".
Facebook's bushfire fact-checking efforts have mostly focused on misleading photos and videos. What about rampant climate denialism?
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has said the science of climate change "has never been in dispute" in his government, which isn't true at all.
And that doesn't include the past four months they've spent as the only people detained on Christmas Island!
Tony Abbott is a former prime minister, a volunteer firefighter... and an icon for climate change deniers.
Wilson Gavin, a young gay man who staged a protest against drag queens that went viral online, died early on Monday morning.
A Blind Refugee With Schizophrenia Was In Detention For The Entire 2010s. He Just Won A Huge Court Case.
On Christmas Eve, a judge likened the 36-year-old man’s ongoing detention to a scene from the famous satirical novel Catch-22.
We asked the BuzzFeed News team what scenes and moments they're unable to forget after this decade of TV and movies.
2009 me did not see any of this coming.
"Just serve me some curry," a Sri Lankan man says to his wife, in a comic strip created by the Australian government to deter asylum seekers.
Spicer has sent legal letters to Sky News, News Corp and BuzzFeed News.
Exclusive: The chart warns Sagittarian asylum seekers they will be in debt forever, and tells Leos they will be filled with regret.
We asked BuzzFeed News writers to nominate the TV and movie characters who defined the 2010s. Here are our picks for the characters who will stick with us from this decade.
The Man Who Prompted The Cash-For-Visas Investigation Has More Evidence, But Never Heard From Investigators
“This is new evidence on top of allegations already made about apparent corruption within Australia’s visa system, and it seems to have fallen on deaf ears,” said senator Nick McKim.
"To them it’s nothing. I’m just one of the numbers," the man told BuzzFeed News.
Doctors Have Been Sleeping Outside For Four Months To Protest Indefinite Detention. They Don't Plan On Stopping.
"We're not out here trying to get a good night's sleep. We know that it's going to be hard and I guess that's the point of it."
In a landmark case, lawyers for Aboriginal men Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms say they cannot be "aliens" under the Australian Constitution.
"We are really fearful about what will happen for those who are severely sick," a refugee in Papua New Guinea told BuzzFeed News.