Kasich Celebrates With Confetti Storm

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Kasich was practically buried in a blizzard of confetti after his big win Tuesday night because he allegedly complained about the lack of confetti when he pulled in second in New Hampshire last month, a campaign staffer told BuzzFeed News. Check out more about Kasich and his confetti storm here. Read More..

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Sanders’ Momentum Runs Out

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After an upset win in Michigan, everything seemed to be coming up Bernie but as the results came in Tuesday, it was apparent that the momentum fell short. In the weeks following Michigan, the campaign was looking forward to races in states where Sanders felt more confident, he was competing for the black vote and capitalizing on some Clinton stumbles. ...

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Live Updates: Missouri Is Too Close To Call For Democrats And Republicans

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BuzzFeed News reporters are with the candidates — McKay Coppins is in Florida with Rubio; Tarini Parti is in Ohio with Kasich; Ruby Cramer is in in Florida with Clinton; Adrian Carrasquillo is in Florida; and Rosie Gray is in Texas with Cruz. Catch up quickly here: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton dominated Tuesday’s huge primaries, each racking up a ...

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Bernie’s Best Week Ever Falls Flat

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WASHINGTON — There were few better stretches for Bernie Sanders than the days after his insurgent campaign pulled off an upset win in the Michigan primary. The primary map shifted to states where Sanders felt confident, he finally found a message that allowed him to seriously compete for the black vote, rival Hillary Clinton stumbled badly several times, and several ...

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Uber Apologizes For “Imperfect (And Fictitious)” Rebuttal Of A BuzzFeed News Claim

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Zendesk reached out to Uber to dispute one of Uber’s claims regarding high search results for “rape” in leaked screenshots. On Monday, Uber walked back a core explanation for the thousands of tickets in its customer support ticket system with the subject “rape.” This change in position comes less than a day after a BuzzFeed News published screenshots from Uber’s ...

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This Is What Domestic Violence Is Like When You’re LGBT

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What happens when your same-sex partner controls, beats, or abuses you? BuzzFeed News spoke to survivors and the only national charity trying to help others like them. Sam was three months pregnant when her girlfriend Lynn raped her. They were at home. Sensing that Lynn wanted sex, Sam decided to tell her that she did not. “She suddenly got nasty,” ...

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Black Panther Dies In Prison After 45 Years Behind Bars

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Mondo we Langa, also known as David Rice, died Saturday at age 68. A member of the Black Panthers who was convicted in the 1970 death of a police officer has died in prison. Mondo we Langa, also known as David Rice, died in a Lincoln, Nebraska prison Saturday night, the Associated Press reported. His cause of death was not ...

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People Are Going To Prison Thanks To DNA Software — But How It Works Is Secret

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A new breed of software claims it can find DNA matches for forensic cases with unprecedented accuracy. But if it’s sending people to prison, should its secret source code be revealed to the accused? Two days after Christmas 1977, police found Shelley H. dead in her apartment in Long Beach, California. The 17-year-old had been sexually assaulted and strangled: She ...

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Large Explosion Kills At Least 34 In Turkey’s Capital

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An explosion in Ankara, Turkey’s Capital, has killed at least 34 and injured around 125 people, Turkey’s health minister told press. The explosion was caused by a car bomb, Turkey’s Interior Minister confirmed. No one has yet taken responsibility for the attack. In mid-February a car bomb targeting military vehicles in Ankara killed 28. In October an explosion at a ...

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At Least 16 Dead After Gunmen Attack Hotels At Beach Resort In Ivory Coast

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Gunmen attacked three hotels in the beachside resort town of Grand-Bassam in Ivory Coast on Sunday afternoon. At least 14 civilians and two soldiers were killed in the attack. The government said six terrorists were “neutralized” by army and security personnel. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. Gunmen attacked three hotels in a popular ...

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