A Chicago health food store employee has became a minor celebrity after a photo taken with the mayor unexpectedly began circulating online.
After years of complaints that agents arbitrarily search black women’s hair, the Transportation Security Administration has agreed to new training courses that stress “racial neutrality.”
The state produces a significant amount of energy from hydroelectric dams. What happens when there is no more water in the dams?
A tornado killed at least one person Wednesday in Sand Springs, near Tulsa. Another tornado touched down in Moore, near Oklahoma City, before 7 p.m.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo called the shooting the city’s “darkest hour.” Suspected shooter was found dead in his apartment about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Residents of the Big Apple spend a combined average of 49 hours per week working and commuting — longer than any other major city in the country.
Gardell Martin had no pulse when he was pulled from the freezing waters of a river by a neighbor in Pennsylvania.
People tell BuzzFeed News why they continue to demonstrate even after a major shake-up in Ferguson city leadership.
Prosecutors claimed rapper Brandon Duncan, known as Tiny Doo, was linked to gang crimes through his album and Facebook photos.
Jeffrey Williams, 20, was charged Sunday over the shooting of two police officers during protests early Thursday. His attorney, though, said the officers were not targeted.
Ferguson’s city council candidates agree on a lot, but their very different backgrounds offer diverging visions of the future.
Five anonymous residents have filed a petition asking Mayor James Knowles to resign. If they get 15% of the city’s registered voters to sign it, they could force a special election.
Prosecutors are increasingly using rap lyrics as evidence of criminal wrong doing. BuzzFeed News talked to one San Diego rapper, Tiny Doo, whose case could set a new precedent.
Two days after officers were shot while standing in front of the Ferguson Police Department, investigators are still unsure of the identity or motive of the gunman.
A prayer vigil went off without violence on Thursday evening, one night after a 41-year-old officer was shot in the shoulder and a 32-year-old was shot in the face during a protest outside the Ferguson Police Department. BuzzFeed News reporter Jim Dalrymple II is in Ferguson.
The incident reportedly happened last week while the agents were drunk after a party. An investigation is ongoing.
John Shaw becomes the latest Ferguson employee to leave the city in the wake of a scathing report on racial discrimination among local law enforcement.
Ahmed Al-Jumaili was shot as he stood outside his apartment taking pictures of the snow with his wife and brother. He immigrated to the U.S. from Iraq in February. Nykerion Nealon was arrested for the crime on Friday.
Tony Robinson died on March 6 after being shot by Officer Matt Kenny. Protests were held in the aftermath of the teen’s death.
Gunmen abducted Phyllis Sortor from a school in Nigeria Feb. 23. She was released Friday.