A drug tunnel connects Arizona to Mexico, African elephants are being trained to detect bombs, avalanches pummel northern villages in Afghanistan, and more.
A (mostly) sovereign nation the size of Iceland inside the US is experiencing some political volatility this week, after their president was just sworn in despite getting trounced in the most recent election.
Photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican composer Guillermo Galindo are turning human trash found on the US-Mexico border into instruments, giving a new identity to fragments of lost lives.
Although it might be said to represent a victory over pervs everywhere, there are some serious questions raised by revenge porn laws in general.
Christopher Cashak is a photographer from Scottsdale, Arizona, with an unbelievable number of followers on social media. No, literally. It's unbelievable.
It's recommended to be in a safe, familiar place when you're tripping so that you won't lose self-control from overstimulation. That makes a haunted house easily the worst place to drop acid.
Flagstaff, Arizona, is trying to combat panhandling by giving homeless people coupon booklets called "Better Bucks." I tried them out to see if they were all they were cracked up to be.
There were a lot of celebratory headlines after Attorney General Eric Holder announced a drop in the federal prison population last week, but the state-by-state numbers tell a more complicated tale.
Glenn Weyant uses the massive steel beams that mark the border between the US and Mexico to make weird, alien-like music. It's not just about art—it's also about activism.
Portland photographer Missy Prince on deserts, darkrooms, and goats on leashes.
What do Americans love more than videos of hit-and-runs, offensive T-shirts, and Tila Tequila's titties? GIFs!!!
An Arizona State University professor was thrown to the ground by a rookie cop after a routine interaction got out of hand—and it's the civilian getting charged with assault in the aftermath.
The town of Altar, Sonora, is the last stop for thousands of migrants who plan to illegally cross the border that separates Mexico and the United States in search of a better life. Here, the economy revolves around migration.
Last weekend, I attended the Arizona Survivalist/Prepper Expo in Prescott Valley, Arizona—an event featuring more than 75 vendors selling everything to get you "prepared and ready for any natural, man-made, or economic disaster."
Arizona's Bedrock City is a borderline abandoned amusement park that is still open for business. For the low, low price of $5, you can wander through oblivion. And you should.
Phoenix is hot, ugly, beige, and full of discrimination and insanity. On the bright side, there are plenty of malls and entry-level jobs!
In August of last year, campus preacher Brother Dean Saxton caused outrage after preaching at the University of Arizona and holding a sign that read, "YOU DESERVE RAPE." VICE went to Arizona to meet up with Dean as he was preparing to protest the screenin…
US Border Patrol agents routinely harass people and conduct invasive searches miles away from the border. It's time to reconsider the things these cops are doing to "keep America safe."
"I once wrote something: 'Life, as it unfolds in front of the camera, is full of such complexity, such wonder, such surprise, that I find it unnecessary to create new realities.' Now, that's rather pompous. But what I meant is it's more pleasure for me to…
Lara Shipley is a Lawrence, Kansas–based photographer who follows a mythical glowing orb called the "spook light" through the back roads of rural southern Missouri with her collaborator, Antone Dolezal.
Like many American cities, Phoenix, Arizona, is undergoing a transformation. Urban centers are being redeveloped to suit the needs of well-heeled artists and creatives, which oftentimes pushes out the more eccentric native population. Instead of indulging…
Protesters on hunger strike in Phoenix, Arizona, claimed that a man pulled up to their camp site and threw a burrito with the word "wetback" written on it numerous times.
When Jan Brewer vetoed SB 1062, Arizona's now infamous homophobic "religious-freedom" bill, she kept her state (relatively) safe for gay people and satisfied business interests. The system works!
Richard Andreassen, an autistic, hard-of-hearing astronomer, built a trailer that acts as a portable observatory. His ideas aren't traditional, but he's garnered acclaim for his beautiful celestial photographs.