A California teen who had been kidnapped by three men was rescued after she used Snapchat to help her friends find her, police said. The 14-year-old girl was found Tuesday after using Snapchat to tell her friends she'd been kidnapped and didn't know where she was, the San Jose...
Spencer Platt / Getty Images DES MOINES — The white voters who come to Pete Buttigieg's rallies just don't understand. Many of them fell for the 37-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, the first time they heard him speak: his calm demeanor, his intelligence, the way...
If there are any doubts that progressives are ascendant in US politics, the 2020 Democratic presidential primary should put them to rest. Two giants of our movement — Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders — are leading candidates in the field. Each of them is organizing their...
Doug Beckers / Via Wikimedia Hastings River mouse As Australia continues to fight its record-setting bushfires, the scientific community is racing to identify and save the animals in burnt zones that are on the brink of extinction. There is no blueprint for how to do this. But experts...
Husky House Jubilee the dog is a little different. But that might just make her even more lovable. The four-year-old Siberian husky was given away to a rescue organization by a breeder who didn't want her anymore. That's how she ended up at Husky House, a New...
NEW YORK — The panel of jurors who will sit on Weinstein’s trial consists of seven men and five women, with three alternates to replace them in case any juror needs to be absent. The jury includes six white men, one black man, two black women, a Latino woman,...
From the stories making headlines to what’s trending in pop culture, jump in our group chat & catch up on everything you might have missed this week. Watch new episodes of “Did You See This?” weekdays on Facebook Watch. Would you vote for Cardi B? The rapper says...
A viral video titled “Truth From an Iranian,” which has amassed more than 10 million views across Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, was created by a registered lobbyist who previously worked for a militia group fighting in a bitter civil war in Libya. At no point during the five-minute...
US health officials will start screening air travelers at three US airports for symptoms of a new Chinese virus outbreak that's been linked to at least two deaths. Since late December, China has reported 45 cases of the new "coronavirus." The virus has been connected to a seafood market...
Ben Kothe / BuzzFeed News; David Goddard, G.P. Putnam's Sons We’re so excited to announce Such a Fun Age — one of our most anticipated books of 2020 — as BuzzFeed Book Club’s February pick. Sign up here to read along. That night, when Mrs. Chamberlain called,...
Luis Ascui / Getty Images Just weeks before unprecedented wildfires broke out across Australia, killing an estimated 1 billion animals, the prime minister declared that the country faced a terrible threat: environmental protesters. “A new breed of radical activism is on the march,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison...
This week's newsletter: I DM with @traderjoeslist, an account with a million followers that's all about promoting another company's products. By Tanya Chen Tanya Chen BuzzFeed News Reporter Posted on January 17, 2020, at 7:01 a.m. ET This is Please Like Me, BuzzFeed News’ newsletter about how influencers are battling for...
Courtesy of Andy Doe Henry (left) and his dad, Andy Doe. After a 10-year-old boy asked his dad to teach him Photoshop, they came up with a unique project: adding lifeboats and other search and rescue vehicles into iconic paintings. Last week, Andy Doe's son Henry, a young...
Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley revealed Thursday that she is living with alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss on certain parts of the face and body. In a powerful video for the Root, Pressley recounted suddenly losing the hair on her head, beginning last fall. She spoke...
The FBI has arrested three white supremacists, two of whom have military training, days before an extremist pro-gun rally in Richmond, Virginia, that authorities say is attracting "threats of violence" from hate groups and militias. The three men — Patrik Jordan Mathews, 27, Brian Mark Lemley Jr.,...
As the process of picking potential jurors in the Harvey Weinstein trial continued Thursday, Judge James Burke told approximately 140 people in the courtroom that the trial would not be a “referendum on #MeToo.” “This trial is not a referendum on #MeToo or sexual harassment,” he told the potential...
A mom has alleged that a Christian high school in Louisville, Kentucky, expelled her teen daughter for posing next to a rainbow cake on her birthday. The school is defending its decision, saying the teen violated its code of conduct numerous times. Kimberly Alford describes her 15-year-old daughter, Kayla...
I first heard the news of Qassem Soleimani’s killing from friends back home in Syria, texting me late into the Syrian night. By the beginning of the following day here in the US, thousands took to the streets in more than 70 cities to protest the possible war...
Impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump formally began on Thursday. Seven House impeachment managers — who will serve as prosecutors — presented the articles of impeachment in the Senate slightly after noon. Rep. Adam Schiff, a leading House manager, read aloud the charges of abuse of power and obstruction...
Carlo Allegri / Reuters Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, exits a hotel in New York City, Feb. 19, 2019. It was a declaration of independence that left the royal family reeling. On January 8, Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, posted on Instagram about their...
KYIV — Ukrainian authorities said Thursday they had opened a criminal investigation into whether the former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch was under surveillance by associates of Rudy Giuliani while in Kyiv last spring. Officials from Ukraine’s interior ministry announced the investigation in a televised briefing, citing a...
Eighteen progressive organizations including major supporters of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are launching a unity pledge in the middle of the most contentious week of the primary between the two progressive candidates. The effort, dubbed “Progressives Unite 2020,” is centered on a three-part pledge that includes focusing “our...
It's Wednesday, January 15, 113 days since House Democrats began impeachment proceedings. Every morning, the Impeachment Today podcast helps you separate what’s real and groundbreaking from what’s just, well, bullshit. You can listen to today's episode below, or check it out on the iHeartRadio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify,...
"It's so normalized. You hear something and you don't take the time to say something," Allison Donahue said. "But this time, it stopped me from doing my job, from doing the job I wanted to do, and that was significant to me." By Brianna Sacks Brianna Sacks BuzzFeed News Reporter Last...
The US Virgin Islands is seeking to seize Jeffrey Epstein's private islands and other assets in a new lawsuit that alleges the disgraced financier trafficked, sexually assaulted, and held captive young women and girls at his properties in the Caribbean at an even larger scale than previously...
WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, setting up a trial. The House also voted to approve seven Democratic impeachment managers, who will argue the case against Trump to the Senate during his trial. The Democrats,...
​KYIV — An Iranian man who obtained security camera footage ​showing​ that two missiles fired by Iranian military forces brought down ​a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran last week ​fears being arrested by authorities and has gone into hiding, the man’s friend who published the now-viral video told...
Last year was the world's second-warmest year, capping off the hottest decade on record, according to experts at NOAA and NASA. And here’s another record to add to the pile: The past five years were collectively the warmest since record-keeping began about 140 years ago. 2019's temperatures were second...
Robyn Beck / Getty Images Bernie Sanders supporters are bombarding Elizabeth Warren’s social media accounts with snakes emojis, memes, and GIFs in a ramp-up of the tension that’s been brewing between the two campaigns over the past week. The barrage of emojis, which are often...
DES MOINES — “So Sen. Sanders, I do want to be clear here,” the moderator started. “You're saying that you never told Sen. Warren that a woman could not win the election?” Bernie Sanders replied unequivocally. “That is correct,” he said. The debate moderator, CNN’s Abby Phillip, turned back to...

An Entire City Became Her Gym

Tania Cardona González never thought social media would help her become more mindful while also saving her money. Eight months ago she was...