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.

  • WATCH: Iraqis Drag ISIS Terrorist Bodies Through Mosul — Troops Take Fight Deep Into City

  • 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

    Early estimated results are coming in from the exit polling service VoteCastr, and they show Hillary Clinton leading in two states.

  • Nevada Early Voting Results: Can Trump Still Win 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

  • WATCH: ISIS Missile Blows Up U.S.-Made Iraqi Tank

  • 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

    Tyler Naquin, the Cleveland Indians center fielder, made a fielding mistake in Game 6 of the World Series that turned the game in favor of the Chicago Cubs.

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

  • WATCH: First Mosul Videos as ISIS Fight Moves Into City

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

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

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

    There was an awkward moment at the Buffalo Bills NFL football game Sunday when a fan threw a sex toy onto the field. Watch what happened.

  • 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

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

  • WATCH: U.S. Troops Battle ISIS Near Mosul, Dramatic Video

    Watch dramatic video from outside of Mosul, Iraq, as U.S. troops battle ISIS is a fierce firefight across open desert terrain.