For-profit prisons like healthy inmates, who tend to be young and black or Hispanic.
Classes were cancelled at the college Thursday after a man opened fire in a campus library, wounding three people before being shot to death by the cops.
Protesters suspect the officer who shot unarmed black teen Michael Brown this summer will not be indicted. Then what happens?
The great state of California has granted the mass murderer a wedding license, and a mega-fan from St. Louis says it's just a matter of weeks until they do the deed.
To celebrate LGBT lives, we're creating a new photo column called "Being Gay Is Beautiful in..." about how great it is to be queer in cities around the globe.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about the drones patrolling the US-Mexico border and an investigator's probe into World Cup bids.
Nov 11, 2014
Past mistakes shouldn't make it impossible to pursue an education.
It's hard to argue that teen drinking ever accomplishes anything of substance, but this week, underage boozing actually seems to have prevented a tragedy.
Despite all three Pirate Bay founders being in custody, the torrent tracker had over 48 million connected users yesterday and shared nearly 7 million torrents.
They're cheap, they're legal, and they're easy to get a hold of. But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax, and Tramadol?
From the Ebola scare to the anxieties over every doomsday scenario imaginable to unfounded worry about the Islamic State landing on our shores, it's clear that we love to be in a state of panic.
What if I were to tell you that—surprise!—you're actually the parent of a teenager? I bet you'd want to know exactly what's going on in his or her life.
We have to realize that most of us are not that far from bankruptcy or foreclosure. Any of us could be laid off. And then what—where would we be?
I interviewed artist Jennifer Loeber about her pictures of Lorelei, a friend she met as a teenager in summer camp when Lorelei was still identifying as a male named Robert.
This week: walruses, Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the US, South Africa's rejection of the Dalai Lama's visa application, and more bad news from around the world.
The Secret Service has a number of phantoms to confront, including a cadre of supervisors who might have been good agents but make very bad managers of human beings. Another big problem: rampant alcoholism.
Worm infections and other parasites can make people too sick to go to work and can even reduce IQ among kids—yet little attention is being paid to these illnesses, says Dr. Peter Hotez of the Sabin Vaccine Institute.
For years, the effects of burning solid fuels indoors have been associated with poor and developing countries like China and India. But a study suggests that in many parts of the United States, the rural poor are experiencing many of the same health issue…
Being – with your bowel movements is one thing, but when an autistic kid gets caught in the crossfire, you know we're in trouble.
I held a sign that looked like a bloody blender accident and hung out with a guy dressed as the Grim Reaper.
I took a tour of some of America's finest chain restaurant bars so that I could not only drink a few affordable beers, but also learn more about how we no longer value the simple pleasures of cheap, greasy food and good service.
The Islamic State releases a propaganda video of Yazidi men and boys converting to Islam, and the Chinese government advises villagers in Xinjiang to fight terrorism with "angry stares."
Our malls are in trouble, which means a pivotal component of the adolescent experience (and the American dream) is at risk.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, protests erupt in Ferguson, Missouri, and anti-government protesters demonstrate in Pakistan.