/ monthly / 2020

The 5 longest-trending Buzzfeed News articles every month in 2020

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January 2020

#12.9 days

I Can’t Believe I Have To Say This, But The Bushfires Were Not Deliberately Lit To Make Way For High-Speed Rail

#22.8 days

The Threat Of World War III Has Become A Meme And No One Knows How To Feel About It

#32.5 days

Babies Are Being Born Into Smoky Delivery Rooms As Australia Burns

#42.5 days

Here Are Some Of The Coronavirus Hoaxes That Spread In The First Few Weeks

#52.3 days

The Royal Family Has Released A Rare New Portrait That Shows The Line Of Succession To The Throne

February 2020

#13.7 days

These Pictures Show The Impact Of The Black Panthers On America

#22.9 days

A Parasite In Her Eyes Was Slowly Making Her Blind, But The US Turned This Immigrant Away Multiple Times

#32.9 days

She Escaped The Nightmare Of China’s Brutal Internment Camps. Now She Could Be Sent Back.

#42.2 days

A 14-Year-Old Who Allegedly Stabbed A Manhattan Student To Death Has Been Charged With Murder

#52.2 days

These Pictures Capture The Glory That Was The Harlem Renaissance

March 2020

#13.2 days

Tom Steyer Is Ending His Presidential Campaign

#22.5 days

Coronavirus Newsletter: First Cases In San Francisco, Nevada, And Tennessee

#32.5 days

These Updating Charts Show How The US Coronavirus Outbreak Compares To Those In Other Countries

#42.1 days

Here's How Many Delegates Each Democratic Candidate Has

#51.8 days

How To Plague: How Can I Stop Feeling Angry At Everyone?

April 2020

#121.9 days

The Victims Of COVID-19

#23.2 days

These Updating Charts Show The Record Number Of Americans Filing Unemployment Claims

#32.8 days

Despite The New Coronavirus Law, Workers At These Big Companies Say They Still Must Work Sick Or Lose Pay

#42.6 days

A Management Company Emailed Hundreds Of Tenants, Demanding They Pay The Rent. It Backfired.

#52.2 days

Coronavirus Advice: When Is It OK To Not Wear A Mask?

May 2020

#127.6 days

The Victims Of COVID-19

#23.8 days

Thinking About Expanding Your Quarantine Circle? Here's What Public Health Experts Say.

#32.9 days

Here’s What Public Health Experts Think Our Pandemic Summer Will Look Like

#42.9 days

The Coronavirus Canceled Ramadan Celebrations Around The World, So This Game Developer Re-Created Them In “Animal Crossing”

#52.6 days

Facebook Is Taking Down Posts That Cause Imminent Harm — But Not Posts That Cause Inevitable Harm

June 2020

#13.2 days

DACA Recipients Are Shocked And Relieved After The Supreme Court Ruled Against Trump

#22.7 days

Netflix's "Dating Around” Feels Subversive Even Though It Shouldn’t Be

#32.2 days

New York Has Repealed A Law That Kept Police Disciplinary Records Secret

#42.1 days

Top Democrats Are Refusing To “Defund The Police.” Activists Fear The Police Killings Won’t Stop.

#52.1 days

Lawmakers Call For Halt To Covert Surveillance Of Protesters By DEA

July 2020

#13.7 days

Back To School: Teachers Are Ready To Quit Rather Than Put Their Lives At Risk

#23.6 days

Former Employees Say Ellen’s “Be Kind” Talk Show Mantra Masks A Toxic Work Culture

#33.1 days

Taylor Swift’s New Album: It's Good

#43 days

The Search For "Glee" Actor Naya Rivera Is Now Focused On Recovering Her Body

#53 days

21 Delightfully Odd Pictures From 4th Of July History

August 2020

#13.2 days

These Countries Have The Highest COVID-19 Case Counts. This Is What The US Has In Common With Them.

#23.2 days

Painters In Kenosha Are Covering Up Black Lives Matter Messages With Murals About “Love” And “Unity”

#33.1 days

This Election Is Going To Be Completely Different. Here's What To Expect.

#43 days

The Trump Administration Is Preparing To Treat Asylum-Seekers As Security Threats

#53 days

A Kenosha Militia Facebook Event Asking Attendees To Bring Weapons Was Reported 455 Times. Moderators Said It Didn’t Violate Any Rules.

September 2020

#14.3 days

8 Things You Need To Know About The Dark Side Of The World's Biggest Banks, As Revealed In The FinCEN Files

#23.3 days

The Trump Administration Is Banning Americans From Downloading TikTok And WeChat

#33.1 days

These Incredible Pictures Show The Wrath Of Hurricane Sally

#43.1 days

Hurricane Laura’s Winds Are Now Long Gone, But Residents Fear The Toxic Sludge Left Behind

#53 days

Friends And Family Members Of QAnon Believers Are Going Through A “Surreal Goddamn Nightmare”

October 2020

#12.7 days

How The Supreme Court Could Overturn Roe v. Wade

#22.3 days

Is It Dangerous To Have More Debates?

#32.2 days

“I Can’t Vote For Someone Who I Blame For The Death Of My Husband”: Meet The Coronavirus Widows

#42.1 days

Two Major Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Have Restarted After Being Paused For Safety Investigations

#52 days

This Is How Thousands Of Americans Are Preparing To Take On Trump If He Refuses To Leave Office

November 2020

#13.9 days

“I Don’t Know How People Go On”: How Families Are Getting Through The Holidays After A Loved One Died Of COVID

#23.8 days

Is It Safe To Get Together With Loved Ones This Thanksgiving? We Asked 7 Experts.

#33.7 days

This Guy Got Interrupted Making A Ridiculous TikTok, And That Made It Even Better

#43 days

As Americans Start Their Thanksgiving Travels, COVID-19 Cases In The US Hit A New Record

#52.8 days

Midwest Nurses Say Their Hospitals Are On The Verge Of Collapsing — And Leaders Aren’t Listening

December 2020

#15.8 days

There Is Anger And Resignation In The Developing World As Rich Countries Buy Up All The COVID Vaccines

#24.6 days

Trump Has Pardoned Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, And Jared Kushner's Dad

#34.2 days

Panicking Etsy Sellers Are Afraid Of One-Star Reviews If Postal Delays Ruin Christmas Orders

#43.7 days

The Best Christmas Movies Of All Time

#53.6 days

Congress Has Passed Sweeping Anti–Money Laundering Legislation. Now It’s Up To Trump.

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