The 2016 presidential election could determine the future of the private prison industry in the US, but its two largest corporations now take in a combined $3.2 billion in annual revenue.
"At this point, his two selling points are, 'I have a lot of experience, and I'm not Hillary Clinton.'"
VICE accompanied President Obama to a federal prison in Oklahoma to film a special episode about the US criminal justice system for our show on HBO. Read an excerpt from a sit-down interview conducted during the visit.
Canada has the world's second-largest supply of fresh water, but 169 First Nation communities have limited or no access to it.
A large People's Assembly march streamed through Manchester to throw the Conservative Party an unwelcoming party.
VICE News travels to Maharashtra to investigate what it's like to be deemed a woman with mental illness in India today.
This morning, Hillary Clinton unveils her gun control plans, artist Ai Weiwei believes the Chinese government is spying on him, a male birth control pill is on the way, and more.
Many public defenders in the United States only have minutes to prepare for a case that might result in years in prison for the accused, as well as the loss of benefits, employment, or custody of their children.
Anti-abortion measures are putting women are at risk of being charged with crimes against their fetuses, and rogue prosecutors can use their wide discretion to prosecute mothers with crimes beyond feticide or child abuse.
If one job of journalists is to shine a light into the darkest corners of society, there is no place more in need of their illumination than America's prisons. It's in that spirit that we present to you VICE's Prison Issue.
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.
A 15-year-old gunman reportedly visited a local mosque before the attack outside New South Wales Police headquarters on Saturday.
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.
The man behind the fetal tissue video is having an outsized impact on the 2016 presidential race.
Donald Trump would totally fit right in at this point.
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.
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.
The man who killed nine people at a community college in Oregon fit the twisted profile of recent mass shooters in America.
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.
The CIA pulls officers out of China, Australia is criticised for its "abhorrent" treatment of asylum seekers, George R. R. Martin gets cryptic about a Game of Thrones movie, and more.
The fiery death of humanity could eliminate the deficit crisis and be a boon to British workers.