The Government Just Signed Off On Plans For A Mine To Avoid A Disaster Of Its Own Making
A critical question has not been answered: how will the mine eventually be closed?
There's A Plan To Ban Sex-Selective Abortions In NSW. Some Experts Are Warning Against It.
"Sex-selection abortion bans come from the toolbox of the anti-abortion movement."
Thousands Of Accounts Linked To The Chinese Government Have Been Kicked Off Of Social Media
The decision to pull the accounts comes after BuzzFeed News and other outlets reported that Chinese state-run media outlets were running ads about Hong Kong on Facebook and Twitter.
The Woman Who Was Tried Twice For Having A Stillbirth Has Been Acquitted
Evelyn Hernández was put on trial — again — last week for aggravated murder after she delivered a stillborn in 2016. After weeks of uncertainty, a judge ruled on Monday that she was innocent.
Have You Seen These Ads About Hong Kong's Protests? China Certainly Hopes You Have.
As the Hong Kong protests continue, Chinese state media outlets are hoping paid ads on Facebook and Twitter will shift the narrative online.
New Zealand Said Australia’s Visa Cancellation Policy Is “A Rub” Between The Two Countries
“Only 1% of total deportations from New Zealand are to Australia, while more than 50% of total deportations from Australia are to New Zealand.”
Hong Kong Protesters Are Worried About Facial Recognition Technology. But There Are Many Other Ways They're Being Watched.
“We don’t know what this government can do. We don’t know what these police can do."
Boris Johnson Will Meet With Angela Merkel And Emmanuel Macron Next Week To Discuss Brexit
The UK prime minister is scheduled to meet the leaders of the EU’s largest member states in Berlin and Paris.
Calls To Boycott The New "Mulan" After Its Star Spoke In Support Of Hong Kong Police
“Real ironic for a naturalized American citizen to shit on people fighting for freedom and democracy."
Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Go To The West Bank "Under These Oppressive Conditions"
Israel decided to allow Tlaib in to see her grandmother if she didn't promote a boycott of Israel over its treatment of Palestinians during her trip, but Tlaib says she won't travel there.
Trump Is Reportedly Considering Buying Greenland Which Sure Why Not At This Point
The US has considered snatching up the giant-ish island from Denmark before, and it’s not like we have anything more important to worry about.
Reps. Rashida Tlaib And Ilhan Omar Have Been Barred From Visiting Israel
Ahead of the announcement, President Donald Trump said it would show "great weakness" if Israel permitted the congresswomen to visit.
A Politician's Tweets About Catching The Train Were Used To Identify Him In "Anonymous" Data
"It's easy to imagine how information like this could be used by people who might want to cause harm."
A Huge Banking Scoop Was Almost Never Published After Police Raids Freaked Out The Whistleblower
Award-winning journalist Adele Ferguson says the controversial raids have made it harder to do investigative reporting.
This Woman Had A Stillbirth And Is On Trial For It — Again
Evelyn Hernández was convicted of aggravated murder after a stillbirth, but was released after serving 33 months. This week, she is going back to court for the same alleged crime.
A Woman Tweeted A Picture Of A Man Who Had Shown Her Kindness As A Child Refugee. Within 36 Hours They Were Reunited.
Mevan Babakar said reuniting with the aid worker after 25 years was like being "transported back in time. I felt safe, like I'd seen a family member I hadn't seen in a long time."
Chaos At Hong Kong's Airport As Riot Police Charge Protesters
Riot police with batons and pepper spray charged protesters outside the terminal after days of extreme tension. One video showed a police officer drawing a gun.
This Hong Kong Pop Star Told Protesters To Stay Strong Against Chinese Scare Tactics
“If we scare ourselves that easily, it’s going to be so easy for the police to break us apart. We have to stand strong and stand together,” Denise Ho told BuzzFeed News.
These Intense Photos Show Just How Big Hong Kong’s Airport Protest Has Grown
Pro-democracy demonstrators, wearing bandages in solidarity with a woman reportedly shot in the eye with a beanbag round by police, occupied Hong Kong's airport for a fourth day Monday.
A Gay Couple Had To Flee Russia For The Crime Of Caring For Their Adopted Children
The couple, who had to leave after authorities threatened to take away their 12- and 14-year-old sons, spoke with Russian-language outlet Meduza about their plight.
Asylum Seekers In Papua New Guinea Will Have To Give Up Phones As They’re Forced Into New Holding Cells
The men have been told to surrender their mobile phones and medication, and that they will not be able to leave their rooms.
A Mining Company Screwed Up, Massively. Now A Town Is Fighting For Its River
A big mistake means Glencore's McArthur River Mine will need 1,000 years of monitoring once digging stops. The government is about to decide if it can keep mining.
A Shooting At A Norway Mosque That Injured One Is Being Investigated As Terrorism
Police in Oslo say they've detained a young white man in his twenties.
Four Sisters Spent Years Trapped In An Island Detention Camp. Their New Life Has Its Own Struggles.
Now in America after growing up in detention on a remote Pacific island, four young sisters grapple with the years they lost.
Flight Records Show Salvini's Aide Made A Lot Of Mysterious Trips To Moscow Around The Time Of The Secret Oil Deal Meeting
An investigation by BuzzFeed News, Bellingcat, and the Insider has established that Gianluca Savoini traveled to Russia at least 14 times in 2018.
This Best Friend Went The Extra Mile To Make Sure This Proposal Was Special And Now He's Gone Viral
"We all need that friend throwing flower petals. My friends throw shade."
Climate Change Is Triggering More Heat Waves, Droughts, And Crop Yield Declines, Study Says
“The temperature over land is warming at twice the speed of the global average,” one scientist said.
A Guy From Tinder Wanted To Send This Woman A Pic Of His "Gundam" But Don't Worry, It Wasn't A Dick
They're now married!
Greta Thunberg Joined A Walkout At The First Major Summit Of The Movement She Inspired
Thunberg was among a group of young activists who protested over a disagreement about the Fridays for Future movement’s demands.
The Philippines Was A Test Of Facebook’s New Approach To Countering Disinformation. Things Got Worse.
Disinformation campaigns in the Philippines ahead of its 2016 election offered a preview of things to come to the United States. History may be repeating itself in 2020.