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Huge Protests Are Tearing Hong Kong Apart. And This Family.

Au wants to protest a controversial bill that has divided Hong Kong. Au’s father wants police to crack down on protesters.

Rosalind Adams • One day ago

A Lyft Driver With A Criminal Record Was Charged With Rape. So Why Was He Even Behind The Wheel?

The world’s largest background check company screens job applicants for thousands of companies — but employees describe a process prone to errors that allegedly led to serious harm.

Rosalind Adams • 19 days ago

US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State

Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using their technologies to surveil and profile its own citizens.

Ryan Mac • 19 days ago

There’s A Growing “Boycott Apple” Movement In China Because Of The US Trade War

There’s been a flurry of anti-Apple and anti-US messages posted on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, following new US–China tensions over Huawei.

Rosalind Adams • One month ago

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s New Company Is Operating In Iraq

Frontier Services Group has not publicly stated it is working in Iraq, but documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show it was registered there last year.

Rosalind Adams • One month ago

If You're Drugged And Raped, The Police May Never Know. Here's Why.

Everything about date rape drug tests — from the way they are performed to how the results are interpreted — is deeply unreliable. So why does the legal system treat them like gospel? A BuzzFeed News investigation.

Rosalind Adams • 4 months ago

A Leaked Memo Says Chinese State TV Registered As A Foreign Agent "In The Spirit Of Cooperation"

"It's already hard describing who we work for," one CGTN source said. "This makes it even more complicated and uncomfortable when talking to anyone on the outside."

Mark Di Stefano • 4 months ago

Her Reporting Led To The Firing Of Canada’s Ambassador. That’s Made Her A Target For China’s State Media.

“I’m starting to feel unsafe even though I’m in Canada,” Joanna Chiu wrote on Twitter.

Rosalind Adams • 4 months ago

Two Chinese Skating Judges Have Been Suspended For Favoring Their Country's Skaters

The judges were named in a recent BuzzFeed News investigation.

John Templon • 12 months ago

Figure Skating Just Changed Its Rules To Fight Judges' National Bias

The rules follow a BuzzFeed News Investigation that showed judges frequently up-score skaters from their own country.

Rosalind Adams • One year ago

March For Our Lives Rallies Made A Huge Push To Register Teen Voters Across The US

Registering young people to vote was a top priority for the thousands of people who rallied across the US Saturday as part of the March for Our Lives protests against gun violence.

Caroline O'Donovan • One year ago

Trump Went To Mar-A-Lago This Weekend And March For Our Lives Protesters Showed Up Outside

One March for Our lives rally, in West Palm Beach, Florida, got as close as possible to President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort, where he was spending the weekend while hundreds of thousands of people demonstrated.

Rosalind Adams • One year ago

How Figure Skating Judges May Have Shaped The Olympic Podium

An analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that judges displayed a strong preference for skaters from the same country at the 2018 Winter Olympics, and that it may have made a difference in a gold medal finish.

John Templon • One year ago

Past Scores Reveal Stark Split In Ice Dance Judging

The rivalry between Canada and France dominates the sport — both on the ice and in the judge’s box, where judges view their home-country skaters in widely divergent ways. As other judges choose sides, will that split determine who goes home with the gold?

John Templon • One year ago

Top-Level Figure Skating Judges Consistently Favor Skaters From Their Home Countries. Now Many Of Those Judges Are At The Olympics.

At the top levels of the sport, judges give higher marks to figure skaters from their own countries, a BuzzFeed News data analysis has shown — in some cases, affecting the final results. And 16 of the judges who most consistently gave a boost to their own country’s skaters will be in Pyeongchang this week, deciding the course of Olympic history.

John Templon • One year ago

How a Giant Psychiatric Hospital Company Tried To Spin Us — And Silence Its Staff

A $100,000 crisis PR plan. An employee fired for supposedly speaking to a reporter. Another employee sued for allegedly leaking internal surveillance videos. Inside the war room of America’s largest psychiatric hospital chain as it responded to our two-year investigation.

Rosalind Adams • One year ago

Sen. Chuck Grassley Calls For New Probe Into UHS

The Republican senator from Iowa warned of "an alarming pattern of conduct" at the large for-profit hospital chain, which has been the subject of a two-year BuzzFeed News investigation.

Rosalind Adams • One year ago

Lawmakers Slam Violence At UHS Hospital In Alabama

Their criticism follows a BuzzFeed News investigation that showed staff members assaulting young patients.

Rosalind Adams • One year ago

Videos Show UHS Hospital Staff Assaulting Young Patients

It was supposed to be a refuge for troubled adolescents and foster kids who had run out of other options. But at Hill Crest Behavioral Health — part of UHS, America's largest psychiatric hospital chain — a culture of violence flourished. Internal videos show staff members beating and dragging their young patients. And many say the worst abuses happened beyond any camera’s view. A BuzzFeed News investigation.

Rosalind Adams • One year ago