On an all new episode of Black Market: Dispatches, we travel to Ukraine to talk to the people who rely on the underground cigarette trade for survival.
Colin Powell called Donald Trump a "national disgrace" in leaked private emails, emergency aid to Syria could arrive soon if a ceasefire holds, New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman opens inquiry into the Trump Foundation, and more.
Obama will veto a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, Hillary Clinton says she didn't think her pneumonia would be "that big a deal," the NCAA responds to North Carolina's "bathroom bill," and more.
Birobidzhan was a small region near the Chinese border in Russian that was established as the world's first autonomous Jewish region in the early 1930s. It didn't last long. Author Masha Gessen discusses the strange history of the would-be territory.
Donald Trump says Russian interference in the US election is "probably unlikely," Alaska approves marijuana for commercial sale, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz gives Democrats $20 million, and more.
The United States Olympic Committee has apologized for swimmers' false claims about being robbed, Russia agrees to a 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo, Frank Ocean drops a new visual album, and more.
The State Department announced it will release all of Clinton's emails, Australia will close its offshore Manus Island detention center, Lady Gaga will star in Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born remake, and more.
She went home with a ceramic trophy and a monumental number of itchy welts.
This morning, US Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel made history in Rio, the Trump campaign will meet with the RNC to try and plot a turnaround, Russia launches war games in the Black Sea, and more.
Sure, life is hard, and everybody's got issues, but it's important to maintain perspective.
More Republicans condemn Trump, the Department of Justice wants police to count arrest-related deaths, US swimmer Lilly King beats her Russian rival for gold, and more.
Michael Phelps wins his 19th Olympic gold medal in Rio, Iran executes alleged US spy Shahram Amiri, Suicide Squad takes home $135 million in its first weekend, and more.
This morning, Hillary Clinton gets a commanding lead in the polls, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sues the police and city of Baton Rouge, and more.
Trump told reporters Wednesday that he hopes Russia can find Hillary Clinton's missing emails, right after saying he wouldn't tell Putin what to do.
This morning, Hillary Clinton makes history as the first female presidential nominee of a major US political party, President Obama says he couldn't rule out Russia's involvement in the DNC email leak, and more.
This morning, Ted Cruz was booed off stage at the Republican convention for failing to endorse Donald Trump, a newly released video shows a North Miami police officer shooting a black man who was caring for his autistic patient, and more.
A conspiracy-mongering circus to celebrate the ascension of Donald Trump.
Melania Trump is accused of plagiarism following her speech at the RNC, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee has been accused of carrying out an ax and knife attack on a train in Germany, and more.
As a kid, I was convinced that my mom and her friends had to carry around all sorts of magical items, plus a couple of bricks. I thought that was the law—in case they needed to save the world or something.
This morning, at least 84 killed in Nice after an attacker drove a truck into crowds celebrating Bastille Day, Yemeni rebels will attend UN-mediated peace talks in Kuwait today, and more.
In just three days, the Mediterranean city saw the best and worst of what soccer has to offer.
Weirdly, throwing loads of teargas around doesn't calm things down.
This morning, the Orlando nightclub shooter was on the FBI's radar, LA police have stopped a man headed to Pride with a car full of weapons, South Korea stops a North Korean cyber attack, and more.
What the Islamic State is for disenchanted young Westerners of an Islamist bent, Right Sector has become for young Europeans and American right-wingers with an antique passion for nationalism—any nationalism except for Russia's, that is.