Decades of brutality forced city officials' hands, but recent investigations suggest abuses by Chicago cops are far from over.
A Philadelphia crime reporter reflects on the scandals that have hit the city's law enforcement apparatus—and the promise of reform.
A review by the Columbia School of Journalism found a number of glaring problems with the way the magazine's viral "A Rape on Campus" story was reported.
Bangladesh has never been an especially safe place for opposition writers, but things have begun spiraling out of control over the last two years.
We met one of the most fearless writers of our time to talk about her new collection of essays, Selma versus Selma, and the many absurdities of a life of letters.
The cops have suspended their investigation into the alleged gang rape that set off a national conversation about sexual assault on campus.
Thirty has been described as the beginning of two "lost decades" for women at work: options narrow, confidence wanes, we're overtaken by men. But admitting you're not happy in a job feels like it's become the most taboo thing of all.
I've been writing this Bad Cop Blotter column for more than 18 months, and the pre-Ferguson, post-Ferguson divide is palpable—if only in a media-giving-a-shit kind of a way.
An insider's account of the bizarre world of the Chinese state-run English-language media.
We spoke to one of the coordinators of the recent HSBC leaks about how the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists goes about its investigations.
The sticking point, of course, is what constitutes a justifiable reason to kill yourself—or have a doctor do so for you.
The distinction may be the thing that keeps three WikiLeaks employees out of prison.
The Daily Show host took on the Herculean task of making the news funny for 16 years, and in the process became unexpectedly respected.
Photographer Jade Cantwell traveled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
An undetermined amount of court documents were lost in a Brooklyn blaze last Saturday.
Prosecutors urged a Maryland court to deny Adnan Syed's request for appeal on Wednesday, rejecting his claim that his lawyer was ineffective and didn't help him negotiate a plea deal.
CNN host Don Lemon has a way of making himself look stupid. He did not disappoint during the Ferguson riots last night. He was too busy narking people out to think about what he was saying.
After serving 39 years for a crime he didn't commit, Ricky Jackson is tasting freedom this weekend.
In this week's episode of 'VICE Meets,' Graeme Wood breaks down the Islamic State's religious ideologies and visions for the future.
No one knows exactly what happened, but social media is in an uproar, sections of Ottawa have been cordoned off by police, and it feels like nothing will be the same for Canadians.
Life contains everything: tear gas in Ferguson, books read on the grass, journalist James Foley's murder, dancing in New Orleans till sunrise blots the stars. We're meat—fragile and finite. But joy is survival.
Anand Gopal talked to us about the beheading of journalists and why the US needs to stay the hell out of Iraq.
Another one of those frequent but still oddly satisfying moments when the duplicity of the executive branch of the US government is on full display.
The role of the press in the turbulent conflict playing out in the Gaza Strip is becoming more and more a part of the story.