Christopher Young knew he had to serve time for his drug crimes, but he believed a 14-year plea deal was too harsh—so he went to trial. Instead of 14 years, mandatory-sentencing laws and a zealous prosecutor resulted in Young being put away for life.
Doctors Without Borders says 37 people were seriously wounded in a preventable bombing at a hospital in Kunduz that was full of staff and patients.
Authorities say 125 houses were buried when a hillside loosened by heavy rain collapsed on the town of Santa Catarina Pinula, just outside Guatemala City.
The British singer was treated like a lunatic for saying climate change may be partly to blame for the country's civil war. But she may have a point.
Jason Kenney says one thing in Mandarin, like about the NDP marrying Chinese women, and another thing in English.
In this episode, VICE heads to the remote Neskantaga First Nation in Northern Ontario where after 20 years under a boil water advisory, they have slipped down the federal government's priority list for safe drinking water from four to 19.
The man behind the fetal tissue video is having an outsized impact on the 2016 presidential race.
What was the Carleton University Students Association thinking?
However, with a ban on controlled burns and only a volunteer fire department, dealing with BC's increasingly brutal fire season is tougher than ever for the Lil'wat Nation.
"All possible alternatives to the spill have been considered and it is the only option, " Pierre Desrochers, president of the city's executive committee, said on Friday.
Three environmental charities say they're keeping quiet after government auditors told them last year not to appear partisan. One group was warned against even mentioning the "Harper government."
The former secretary of state and 2016 presidential candidate backed a no-fly zone and humanitarian corridors a day after Russia launched airstrikes in Syria.
When we cover mass shootings without discussing America's troubled relationship with guns, we are covering a tree and ignoring the forest all around it.
In addition to highlighting the potential dangers of internet dating, the case suggests that even if sex-trafficking victims are usually women, troubled young gay men are vulnerable to sexual predators too.
You don't have to take our word on the most inane debate of our time, but you should.
Donald Trump would totally fit into the Canadian campaign at this point.
The man who killed nine people at a community college in Oregon fit the twisted profile of recent mass shooters in America.
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An American military C-130 transport plane has crashed at Jalalabad airfield in Afghanistan, killing all 11 people on board. The US military described the incident as an accident.
VICE News travels to Shoal Lake 40—a First Nations community two hours away from Winnipeg, that has been under drinking-water advisory for 17 years but sits on a lake that supplies drinking water to Winnipeg.
The dad says the woman gave his 13-year-old daughter "molly" in order to sober her up from all the rum she had been drinking.
The CIA pulls officers out of China, Australia is criticised for its "abhorrent" treatment of asylum seekers, George RR Martin gets cryptic about a 'Game of Thrones' movie, and more.
A Los Angeles doctor has been charged for second-degree murder for writing prescriptions that led to the overdose deaths of three patients.
Over the past 50 years, an era of mass incarceration took shape in the US as politicians raced to erect a sprawling detention system. Today, the country locks up more people than any other on the planet.