Ricardo Salinas Pliego has seen his net worth rise to $13.5 billion during the pandemic. But while he’s partied on his yacht, his workers have faced deadly conditions that violate Mexico’s pandemic rules.
After The Texas Snowstorm Knocked Out This Woman’s Power, She Had To Race To Keep Her Daughter Alive
This mother of seven was left without electricity, which she desperately needed for her daughter, who has a condition that requires a machine to get food into her body.
Many Essential Workers Down The Street From Yankee Stadium’s Vaccine Site Are Still Waiting For Access
Yankee Stadium’s mass vaccine site was supposed to reduce disparities in one of New York’s hardest-hit areas, but shortages are making it hard to get in.
By Thursday, outages had left 500,000 without power and led to at least 10 deaths.
"There are so many Black stories out there to tell that I don't think we have even scratched the surface of, so I hope to see more of that this year."
Capitol Police officers are furious at how their bosses handled the Jan. 6 attack and want to see a radical overhaul of the department, not "political theater."
Young People Coping With Mounting Debt Say No One Has Their Backs. The Pandemic Has Left Them On The Brink Of Ruin.
College graduates took out big loans hoping their education would spring them into financial stability. Instead, their debt left them vulnerable.
Google And Apple Have Caved To Pakistani Pressure To Take Down Apps Made By This Persecuted Religious Minority
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has used anti-blasphemy rules to target members of the Ahmadiyya community.
This 13-Year-Old Transgender Girl And Her Dad Created A Much-Needed Swimwear Line For Non-Binary Kids
"I would like to imagine a world where kids can wear whatever they want, irrespective of their anatomy."
Mexican Influencers Are Getting Called Out For Promoting Abuse. Has the Country’s #MeToo Movement Finally Turned a Corner?
Some of Mexico's most popular influencers are being accused of sexual assault — but many of the women who speak out are getting victim-blamed.
The company faced criticism from families who said its low-cost internet plan was too slow for online learning.
The repeal strikes a statute that outlawed loitering for the purposes of prostitution that was widely seen as discriminatory.
In Las Carpetas, Christopher Gregory-Rivera shares a cautionary tale of the American surveillance state.
“The current way of handling sex workers is dangerous. It drives them underground, it doesn’t keep us safe, and it’s not really getting to the issue of trafficking.”
A viral tweet by a former Comcast employee supports high school students’ claims that the company’s low-cost internet plan isn’t always fast enough for remote learning.
In crowded cells, where COVID is running rampant, appeals for clemency for thousands of prisoners have gone unanswered or flat-out rejected.
The incoming president plans to sign executive orders in his first hours on everything from COVID-19 to climate change and immigration.
“They’re not expressing economic anxiety. They’re expressing a desire to dominate.”
Capitol Police Officers Said They Wouldn’t Be Surprised If Members Of Congress Helped Plan The Attack
“We are the buffer, so that Congress doesn’t have to deal with the mess that they create in their respective districts.”
And they are moving to Signal and Telegram as a result.
The Capitol Siege Wasn’t Institutional Failure. It Was Exactly How American Policing Was Meant To Work.
If you haven’t heard of “bluelining,” you saw it on Capitol Hill.
Two Black officers told BuzzFeed News that their chief and other upper management left them totally unprepared and were nowhere to be found on the day.
Trump supporters used the popular crowdfunding platform to raise money to attend the president’s rally in Washington, DC.
Sushma Mane kept her family going, until she couldn't go any longer.
If you still need proof that the world is built for the wealthy to succeed, just take a look at how fortunes diverged this year.
If you put your mortgage, student loan, auto loan, credit card, or other debt payment on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, BuzzFeed News would like to hear from you.
No degree of social and economic upheaval could shake our unrelenting need to eat.
Inadequate information about the rates of COVID-19 in populations of color has prevented health agencies from targeting their response before it’s too late.
Elizabeth Warren And Ayanna Pressley Want To Know How Badly The US Pandemic Response Failed People Of Color
Nine months into the coronavirus pandemic, “It is not clear whether that relief has successfully reached the communities that are most impacted.”
Once again Black voters — and particularly Black women — came out to elect a moderate Democrat, because they understand the art of the possible.