Is Hiking With Face Masks The New Normal?
People move to the Pacific Northwest to be near incredible natural beauty. But each year, wildfires and rising temperatures are making it harder to go outside.
This 61-Year-Old Woman Just Gave Birth To Her Own Granddaughter
Matthew Eledge and Elliot Dougherty of Omaha, Nebraska, needed a surrogate to carry their baby. They never expected she would turn out to be Matthew’s mother.
A Court Refused To Overturn The Conviction Of The Woman Who Encouraged Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself
Michelle Carter’s lawyers had appealed to Massachusetts’ highest court to have her involuntary manslaughter conviction vacated in the case of Conrad Roy’s death.
A High School Allegedly Banned Students From Covering A Classmate’s Arrest
“I don’t understand why the administration wouldn’t want us to put out something that’s factual,” said Plainfield High School alum Kyra Howard.
Climate Change Is A Top Priority For The New Crop Of Governors — Even One Republican
“For all his bluster and tweeting, Donald Trump cannot stop us from moving forward in our states,” Washington’s governor told BuzzFeed News.
The Rape Trial Of Two Ex-NYPD Cops Was Just Thrown Into Limbo
The attorney for Anna Chambers, the alleged victim, told BuzzFeed News that "nothing has changed in terms of what happened to Anna on that night.”
How Did The Media Get The R. Kelly Story So Wrong? The New York Times Led The Way.
Throughout the 2000s, America's most influential newspaper celebrated R. Kelly as a pop genius and downplayed the horrific reports coming out of Chicago.
A “Rape Fantasy” Plot Sent Her To Jail. Now She’s Fighting Back.
Michelle Hadley never thought she had enemies, until she was framed for a heinous crime.
This Is What Black Burnout Feels Like
If the American dream isn’t possible for upwardly mobile white people anymore, then what am I even striving for?
I've Been In Prison For 15 Years. The Showers Are Hell.
Step by step, I shuffle forward amid the mass of bodies, waiting to get inside.
A Man Sent 1,000 Men Expecting Sex And Drugs To His Ex-Boyfriend Using Grindr, A Lawsuit Says
“It was like an episode of Black Mirror,” said Matthew Herrick, whose high-profile lawsuit alleges that Grindr looked the other way while his ex-boyfriend tormented him.
“I’m Doing Great”: A Black Millennial On His $100,000 Student Debt
Michael has a lot of student debt — almost $100,000 at this point — and he’s trying to free himself from it the only way he knows how: getting another degree. An excerpt from journalist Reniqua Allen's It Was All a Dream.
Democrats Are Warning Trump Against Declaring A National Emergency At The Border
“The only emergency on the border is a humanitarian one caused by this administration’s war on children,” said House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler.
She Trusted Her Husband To Handle Her Money. It Cost Her More Than She Imagined.
“He’s bitching about me spending $25 on a pedicure, and then I come to find out that it was my $25.”
Rashida Tlaib And Ilhan Omar Joining Congress Is A Celebration For Muslim Women
"When we see those women in their seats on Capitol Hill, it feels like one of us is making decisions.”
It Took 20 Years, But The Feds Have Charged A Man In A Child Sex Abuse Case
James E. Jensen, whose alleged abuse of school athletes was detailed in a BuzzFeed News story, also faces separate state charges of possessing child porn.
13 Stories That Aren’t About Trump That Explain 2018
What it was like to live in the US in this tumultuous year.
16 True Crime Stories And Legal Dramas That Shocked Us In 2018
The true crime features and other gripping stories that shocked us in 2018.
A Religious Leader Being Sued For “Grooming” A Follower Is Now Under Fire For Polygamy
BuzzFeed News has confirmed that the cleric was ousted from a second mosque for alleged bad behavior — but his current employer is sticking by him.
The 7-Year-Old Guatemalan Who Died In US Custody Was Given No Water For Hours, Lawyers Say
They also accused Customs and Border Protection of violating its own policies by not summoning medical assistance immediately when she fell ill.
15 Stories That Show What's Changed And What Hasn't For People Who Have Said #MeToo
These BuzzFeed News stories show how the rise of the #MeToo movement has changed the US — and how far we still have to go.
The Secret Of Miles City: How A Friend Request Shattered A Small Town’s Innocence
A high school athletic trainer claimed his unorthodox treatments would change players’ lives. Dozens of victims say school officials, including one who’s now a state lawmaker, kept “Doc’s” secrets.
We're Only Just Beginning To Realize How We'll Remember Bill And Hillary Clinton
The former first couple revisited their first date and major political moments onstage. But is anybody nostalgic for the Clintons?
My Friend Attempted Suicide On Death Row. Should I Have Tried To Help Him?
We don’t live on death row; we wait to die.
Time’s Up Has Raised More Money Than Any Other GoFundMe Campaign In History
The success has inspired victims to launch fundraisers of their own. These efforts reveal how much saying #MeToo can cost you.
Lawsuits Say Harvard's Anti-Sexism Policy Discriminates Against Women
A group of fraternities and sororities said the Ivy League school’s policy gives students more freedom to join the Ku Klux Klan than an all-male or all-female social club.
She Thought She Was In Bed With Her Boyfriend, Until She Saw His Face
“I was like, ‘I feel violated. This feels wrong. But I don’t know if it’s illegal.’” This woman's case has exposed a loophole in rape laws.
Two Girls Had Their Genitals Cut, But A Judge Dismissed Their Case — Here's Why
“It was a shock and it was heartbreaking, but I feel like sometimes when you have that negative reaction, it can energize people. We saw that with the Trump election.”
"It Is Going To Get A Lot Worse": 8,000 Australians From A Single Town Are Evacuating Because Of A Fire
"If it was me, I'd go right now, straight away," said state disaster coordinator Bob Gee.
An Attempt To Obtain A Tougher Sentence For A Child Sex Offender Has Failed
Under Minnesota law, Michael Hill could have been sentenced to 12 years in prison. A judge gave him 10 years of probation.