We don’t know exactly when and where wildfires will strike, but almost two decades of fire history show the areas at highest risk.

Peter Aldhous • 4 days ago

“This is a home ignition problem much more than a wildland management problem,” one fire ecologist said.

Peter Aldhous • 20 days ago

Homeowners in these areas will need to get used to flooding year after year.

Zahra Hirji • 27 days ago

Vanderbilt University placed David Sweatt on leave in August, after the allegation surfaced on Twitter. Records obtained by BuzzFeed News show that the school was warned he was a “potential safety threat” in 2017.

Peter Aldhous • One month ago

By impersonating US activists on the left and right, Russia’s online trolls got Americans’ eyeballs on their content. But we still don’t know whether the Kremlin’s meddling changed anyone’s real-world behavior.

Peter Aldhous • One month ago

“It is inconceivable how a faculty member in the course of carrying out his work responsibilities could believe that the conduct would ever be appropriate,” the university’s provost wrote.

Peter Aldhous • One month ago

In February, BuzzFeed News revealed a decadelong history of allegations against the famous physicist.

Peter Aldhous • One month ago

The researchers want genetic testing companies to “sign” the DNA profiles they produce with a secure code — limiting access to databases by cops.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

Experts predict potentially life-threatening storm surges — as high as 12 feet — in parts of the Florida Panhandle.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

“We know that a storm like Michael can be devastating and deadly,” said Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

The forecasts, which are from the National Hurricane Center and the National Weather Service, will update automatically.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

In February, BuzzFeed News revealed a decadelong history of sexual misconduct allegations against Arizona State University professor Lawrence Krauss.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

The hoaxers say that gender, race theory, and sexuality studies are corrupting academia. Critics say the experiment was itself a biased sham.

Virginia Hughes • 2 months ago

Physics is not biased against women, but does discriminate against men, Alessandro Strumia claimed.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

The National Institutes of Health spends $30 billion a year on medical research. Critics say the agency isn’t doing enough to fight sexual harassment.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

The maps will update with the latest National Weather Service forecasts.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

“This kind of study really brings home the point that dangerous climate change is here now,” one researcher said.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

Parts of the Carolinas could get more than 40 inches of rain. That threatens flooding a long way from the coast.

Peter Aldhous • 2 months ago

The predictions are for big storm surges in North Carolina, as high as 13 feet.

Dan Vergano • 3 months ago

The forecast is from the National Hurricane Center and is updated every 3 hours.

Peter Aldhous • 3 months ago