Jonathan Vankin

is a contributor to Heavy. He is an award-winning journalist who has written for The New York Times Magazine, Wired and Salon, covering technology, arts, sports, music and politics. Vankin is also the author of three nonfiction books and several graphic novels..
  • Japanese Internment Camps: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

    A Trump supporter cited Japanese internment camps as a "precedent" for registering Muslims. But what were the camps? Why did the U.S. intern its own citizens?

  • 2016 Exit Polls vs. Actual Results: Here’s What May Have Happened

  • Did Facebook Fake News Win Election For Trump? 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

  • LISTEN: Steve Bannon Calls Women ‘Bunch of Dykes’ In Radio Interview

  • READ: Electoral College Voter Calls Clinton ‘Despicable Individual,’ Threatens Letter Writer

  • Can Hillary Clinton Still Win The Election? 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

    With the 2016 Presidential Election now nearly a week in the past, can Hillary Clinton still win? Many supporters are looking for a way to stop Donald Trump.

  • Could President Donald Trump Pardon Himself For Crimes?

  • Can Donald Trump Start a Nuclear War? 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

  • VoteCastr Vote Total Results: How Wrong Were The Numbers?

  • Early Election Day Results: Clinton Leads Florida, Ohio — Races Look Tight

  • Nevada Early Voting Results: Can Trump Still Win State?

    Nevada early voting results appear to favor Hillary Clinton due to high Latino voter turnout. But is there a way Donald Trump can still win the crucial state?

  • Final Presidential Polls: Clinton Heads Toward Landslide In Electoral College

  • Final Presidential Polls: Women Voters Give Clinton Lead

  • Early Voting Results: Clinton Beating Trump By 9 Points Nationwide, New Study Finds

  • New Presidential Poll: Will ‘Shy’ Voters Win It for Trump? Study Finds Secret Trump Support

  • WATCH: Rajai Davis Home Run Ties Cubs vs. Indians Game 7

  • Early Voting Results: Clinton Crushes Trump in Key States, New Poll Finds

  • WATCH: Tyler Naquin Misplay That Hurt Indians in Game 6

  • 2016 Election Prediction: Moody’s Calls Race For Clinton — Analyst Boasts 100 Percent Accuracy

  • New Trump Vs. Clinton Poll: Clinton Leads Post-Email Flap

    A new poll Monday shows that the latest Hillary Clinton email controversy has not dented her lead in the 2016 Presidential race.

  • Huma Abedin’s Clinton Emails: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • WATCH: Buffalo Bills Fan Throws Sex Toy On Field In Game

  • Yonatan Daniel Aguilar: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • WATCH: Syrian War Video, Rebels Blast Army Soldiers With U.S. Missile

  • Can FBI Director James Comey Be Fired? 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Will FBI director James Comey be fired? The FBI director is under heavy criticism after his vaguely worded letter about the Clinton email investigation Friday.

  • New Hillary Clinton Email Announcement: Why Did FBI Do It 11 Days Before Election?

  • Julian Assange Banned From WikiLeaks Director’s Funeral: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

  • Early Voting Results: Do They Show Polls Were Wrong? Or Right?

  • WATCH: Donald Trump Blasts Troops as ‘Bunch of Amateurs’

  • WATCH: Alec Cook Lawyer Explains ‘Kill’ in Notebook of Accused Rapist

    Alec Cook, accused University of Wisconsin sex predator, appeared in court Thursday. Here's what his lawyer said about Cook's chilling notebook.