In 1992, the election of six women to the Senate seemed to herald a new era of gender equality. Twenty-two years later, it’s clear we still have a long way to go.
A con man who snagged an Ebola cleanup contract and a pig farmer who turned to arms dealing. A warehouse empire and laws that imprison battered women. A recluse at the heart of a Hollywood scandal and a coal miner dead from black lung. The year in Buzzfeed News investigations.
The state’s new Ebola policy came as a Stanford doctor was quarantined, and President Obama took a veiled shot at governors for “hiding under the covers.”
The nurse at the center of the controversy over an Ebola quarantine, told reporters she intends to fight the state of Maine over efforts to keep her isolated.
Our get-it-now economy depends on enormous, futuristic warehouses — but the people who live in their shadows face lung-stunting pollution and, in some cases, political corruption.
You can click to order almost anything — but not without a human and environmental cost. This narrated slideshow takes you to the humungous, futuristic warehouses that handle our stuff, and to the people who live with the pollution they generate. Part of a BuzzFeed News investigation.
The good news: Southern Californians are less likely to get cancer from toxic air than they were 10 years ago. But the rest of the data from a big new air quality report isn’t so clear.
Villaraigosa says he didn’t know of code violations and would have fixed problems if he did. “Looks like shit,” neighbor says.
Children and teenagers were kicked, yelled at, forced to drink from toilets, and denied food and medical care, according to a complaint filed today.
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed contain allegations that immigration officials physically mistreated or threatened some unaccompanied minors caught crossing the border. The reports do not say if the allegations were substantiated.
President says FEMA will coordinate response. Advocates say children are fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.