This honor was previously bestowed on Mahatma Gandhi, Myanmar political dissident Aung San Suu Kyi... and Kim Il-sung, Kim's grandfather.
Spice first emerged on Skid Row about two years ago, and since then has spread like wildfire because of its affordability and accessibility.
This week, Amnesty got a bashing for calling for the global decriminalisation of sex work. Here's what you need to know.
A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.
They were shot, faced mock execution and were left to rot in jail because they were travelling with a group of rebel fighters on the way to investigate an oil company.
More than 400 sex abuse victims in Britain have been affected.
Apparently, the flight would have burned 200 gallons of aviation fuel.
A spate of shootings in South LA since the emergence of the social media slogan – which refers to alleged plans by rival gangs to see who can rack up 100 kills first – has residents on edge.
The three Chechen women would contact IS militants on social media, asking for money to make the journey to Syria. Between them, they received more than $3,100 before being caught.
American and allied aircraft will now be able to launch attacks on IS from southern Turkey, while Turkey's own jets have already begun to pound Kurdish militants in Iraq and Turkey.
The European Commission has received complaints that the popular theme park charges visitors from countries like Germany and the UK more for ticket packages than it does French visitors.
In 2013, Health Canada mailed 41,514 letters that included full names and the words "Marihuana Medical Access Program". Plaintiffs say they suffered damage to their reputation, employment prospects and mental health as a result.
Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old jailed while visiting Iowa with a friend earlier this month, was released last week after a flurry of activism drew attention to her plight – and what was probably a bogus arrest.
Topless women are having something of a moment this week in Canada, though not without conflict.
From Charleston to Chattanooga to Lafayette, senseless killings by deranged gunmen have dominated the news – but how many mass shootings have occurred in 2015? And how do you define "mass shooting", anyway?
Who are these people polluting Labour with strange and foreign ideas like socialism?
A Taliban spokesperson told VICE News that he couldn't confirm anything at this time, but that the group would respond shortly.
The leader of the National Police Chiefs Council said that small grow operations are likely to be merely "recorded" rather than investigated.
If you hold the budget to the standards of the government's own equality legislation, it looks like discrimination.
As a humanitarian pause declared appeared to crumble, an aid group says 13 million people are struggling to obtain food, and that some 6.5 million people are "on the brink of starvation."
The opening ceremony for the 14th European Maccabi Games, which features Israeli and Jewish athletes, was held at the site of the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany.
Meanwhile, VICE has obtained a leaked letter from Peel Police, who are angry about claims that they "tampered" with a knife at the scene of a police shooting.
Walter Palmer, an American trophy hunter and dentist, reportedly paid almost $55,000 to hunt and kill Cecil, a cherished Zimbabwe lion.
We dove deep into the psychology of Norm Kelly, who's made a habit of interjecting himself into Drake's rap feuds.