Joe Biden's inaugural speech leaned hard on unity, and an argument for how it can happen, even as he spoke from the site of political violence.
"We've learned again that democracy is precious. Democracy is fragile. At this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed."
Harris, who is Black and South Asian, made history when she took the oath as vice president. Now her symbolism shifts to action.
Ten years ago, the Jan. 6 riot couldn’t have happened like it did — our current culture of social media barely existed. On the decade that gave us President Donald Trump.
Joe Biden's inauguration ends the first part of his "battle for the soul of America." Now to find out what that means.
The incoming president plans to sign executive orders in his first hours on everything from COVID-19 to climate change and immigration.
Bannon played a key role in Trump's 2016 election before falling out with the president. Now Trump is giving him a last-minute rescue from federal charges.
While Tuesday's memorial was the first step toward national recognition of how much has been lost to the pandemic, some mourners are wondering what accountability looks like.
US Officials Admitted They Violated A Court Order When They Expelled 32 Immigrant Children To Guatemala
After BuzzFeed News reports on how the hectic day unfolded, government attorneys say they will work to bring the children back to the US as soon as possible.
Under Biden, genome-sequencing pioneer Eric Lander may become the most powerful scientist in US history. But he comes with some baggage.
"I don’t even think people think about DC’s residents. It’s like we’re not even here."
The sun may have set on Trump's presidency, but we'll always remember the time he stared into it during an eclipse.
Right-wing extremists used Facebook to call for the overthrow of the government and storm the US Capitol in the period leading up to the Jan. 6 insurrection, according to a new report.
Conspiracy theories about a stolen election brought the Trump movement to insurrection, and a further set of conspiracy theories will insulate it from reckoning with the consequences.
But on Sunday, BuzzFeed News continued to find ads for firearm accessories on the social network, more than 22 hours after Facebook announced its temporary suspension.
Mueller Memos: The FBI Just Released Its Secret Interviews With Michael Flynn After BuzzFeed News Waged A Legal Fight
The 126 pages of interview summaries with Trump's former national security adviser were released by the Justice Department only after BuzzFeed News pressed under the Freedom of Information Act.
Following An Insurrection, Lawmakers And State Attorneys General Are Asking Facebook To Halt Ads Of Military Gear
“Whether through negligence or with full knowledge, Facebook is placing profit ahead of our Nation’s democracy.”
“It's a failure of will, as opposed to a failure of the law.”
The DHS Has Signed Unusual Agreements With States That Could Hamper Biden’s Future Immigration Policies
“This is just another last-ditch effort to try and ingrain a reckless hyper enforcement system," one legal expert said.
The report, which has never been made public, found that mysterious illnesses in diplomats in Cuba could not be explained by their medical histories.
Black Attorneys At The Justice Department Called Out The “Clear Disparity” In How White Capitol Rioters Were Treated
DOJ’s association of Black attorneys said the treatment of the largely white mob supported the idea “that the fair and impartial enforcement of the law does not apply to Black Americans.”
Prosecutors Walked Back Their Claim That The Trump Mob Planned To "Capture And Assassinate" Officials
The government had shared its latest assessment of the danger of the Jan. 6 attack in arguing to keep Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man known as the "QAnon shaman," in custody while his case is pending.
The $1.9 trillion relief package would set up a national vaccine program, expand testing, halt evictions, and send Americans an extra $1,400 in stimulus checks.
Former NFL player Anthony Gonzalez knows conservatives are “furious” with him, but he’s mad that Trump “was nowhere to be found” as rioters stormed the Capitol.
On Thursday, Rep. Adriano Espaillat of New York joined three other colleagues who have reported they contracted COVID-19 following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
A Man Charged With Threatening To Kill Nancy Pelosi Will Be Kept In Custody While His Case Is Pending
The defendant brought multiple firearms to Washington but arrived too late in the day to join the Capitol insurrection, according to charging papers.
The South Carolina Democrat will replace Tom Perez.
Sandra is a nursing home staffer, a widow, and a Trump supporter deep in the right-wing news vortex. Trump and the Republican Party's claims of election fraud have left her hopeless.
Biden Promised To Stop All Deportations For 100 Days After Taking Office. Activists Are Holding Him To It.
"The incoming Biden administration has a huge responsibility to fulfill to do what past administrations have failed to do."
"Seeing my city the way it is now breaks my heart," Yang says in his launch video, entering the 2021 race as both a national star and a target for a sprawling field of competitors.