MHA Nation has collected about $1 billion in oil money since the fracking bonanza took off in 2008, but life for most tribe members has only gotten bleaker since then.
We followed the Greens Senator around a Phnom Penh slum, where she looked at the conditions awaiting Nauru's refugees.
"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."
Former Providence Mayor and two-time felon Buddy Cianci was on his way to a political redemption, until he lost the city's mayoral race on Tuesday. But don't count him out just yet.
As many Mexicans feel removed from their political and religious leaders, the country has seen an increase in modern religious cults. Santa Muerte is the patron saint of criminals, prostitutes, drug addicts, and all those overlooked by society.
In my years as a British fighter in Bangkok, I saw fixed matches, gambling debts and child exploitation.
Locked in a tight race for reelection, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is facing growing questions about his failed $55 million plan to fight crime in the nation's murder capital.
A longshot challenger to New York's vindictive governor only won 33 percent of the vote. But she could have laid the groundwork for a new progressive insurgency in the Democratic Party.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, a UN report forecasts food shortages in Liberia, and authorities arrest protesting fast food employees.
There's a new political party in the Empire State, and its agenda seems pretty simple: stand up for women. But one ethically-challenged man's fingerprints are all over it.
New Hampshire's dark horse Republican Senate candidate is turning right-wing populism into a crusade for campaign finance reform.
Our malls are in trouble, which means a pivotal component of the adolescent experience (and the American dream) is at risk.
Uber has been taking the country (and much of Planet Earth) by storm. But they're pissing a lot of people off in the process, which helps explain why they just hired the guy who sold Barack Obama to America.
Ean Bordeaux sells hot dogs in Little Rock, Arkansas, and crusades against police corruption. He believes his writing drove one ex-cop to plot an attempt on his life.
It's becoming a sort of monthly ritual for the US government to cut a deal with one of the banks that caused the 2008 financial crisis.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, a Greek court acquits farmers who shot 28 Bangladeshi workers, and the mother of a slain Mexican teen sues the US border patrol agency.
NYC resident Eric Garner's death via police chokehold has been officially ruled a homicide. So why did cops arrest another man outside his funeral even though he wasn't doing anything illegal at the time?
Barasch stepped down not long after a five-part series published by VICE uncovered potential violations of federal conflict-of-interest laws by Barasch while representing Stanford. Meanwhile, the vast majority of American investors who got taken in by Sta…
It's not often that you get to vote for the smartest person in the room. But Tim Wu, the Columbia Law School professor who came up with the idea of net neutrality to protect a free and open internet, is making it easy on New Yorkers this fall.
The comment period for the public to weigh in on an open internet ends today. But has the telecom industry already won?
A VICE investigation has uncovered that the man now entrusted with preventing a grand jury from bringing criminal charges against Perry once worked just as hard to put the governor in jail.
In the Silicon Valley lexicon, disruption is such an overused buzzword that even sunglasses are capable of it. But disruption impacts people's lives every day—the lives of vulnerable workers.
The disgraced former mayor of New Orleans just got a ten-year prison term for bribery, wire fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion. But so far, he steadfastly refuses to believe he might have done anything wrong. He called the prosecution "magical."
In Italy, publicly bad-mouthing the Mafia is the dry-land equivalent of punching a shark in the gills. They don't like it one bit, which is pretty evident from their long history of executing anyone—whether a priest or a politician—who dares to criticize…