Lingering cultural opposition means last week's announcement by the feds that they won't prosecute marijuana laws on reservations is not exactly a game-changer.
The Reverend attracted a huge crowd at his Justice for All March, but there are signs that "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!" may have moved beyond Sharpton's control.
American political memories can be both impressively long and terribly short. And somewhere in the middle, minds start to change.
US Attorney Preet Bharara says Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking too long to reform the notoriously horrific collection of jails.
It's been a year since one of the most cynical crackdowns on prostitution the UK has ever seen, and that is still weighing on the minds of activists.
It's being hailed as a turning point in the long, long war, but it's too early to declare peace just yet.
Republican Senator Tom Coburn singlehandedly blocked a veterans suicide bill, even as numbers show the epidemic is only getting worse.
In part one of a five-part documentary, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky gets exclusive access to an IDF special operation, highlighting the unusual relationship Israel has with its Syrian enemies across the border.
Last Thursday, just a day after releasing video of their new laser guns in action, the US Navy tested the frickin' sharks upon whose heads they might theoretically mount them.
"Designer vagina" operations in the UK are at risk of falling into the same category of crime as female genital mutilation, suggesting that doctors might be prosecuted for carrying out certain procedures.
According to a new report, Mexican federal police shot at the students and collected bullet casings to cover up their involvement.
Obama will announce today that the US and Cuba are "normalizing" relations for the first time in 50 years.
The PSA was supposed to grab the attention of drivers, but it sounded like it was talking about grabbing something else.
The world went on getting warmer this year, but there is now a glimmer of hope that people might be realizing how bad the situation has become.
We interviewed five teenagers before and after schoolies to compare their expectations with reality. Historically this has been a story of unchecked impulses and reckless behaviour. How things have changed.
A new report suggests that 45-year-old Sandra McElroy, a serial liar with a history of head trauma, may have helped get Officer Darren Wilson off scot-free after killing Michael Brown.
Economic sanctions and the falling price of oil seem to be crippling Russia's fragile economy, but is that actually a good thing for the West?
The UK media has been becoming steadily more right-wing when it comes to talking about immigration and immigrants.
It's official: Dubya's brother has "decided to actively explore the possibility" of becoming the third Bush in as many decades to run the country.
Bureaucratic obstacles are making it next to impossible for families to find their lost loved ones, or even learn where they died.
Despite more and more young people being diagnosed with HIV because of a lack of information about the issue, the UK government announced devastating cuts to the national HIV prevention program.
Around six Taliban militants entered a military school in Peshawar, then killed 135 people and injured 114, most between the ages of 12 and 16.
NG7, a food bank in Nottingham, says the local government relies too much on private charities to feed the hungry and plans to focus on changing the system rather than providing for individuals.
Self-harm hospital admissions among children are at a five-year high in the UK. The BBC reported yesterday that admissions of girls aged 10-14 had increased by nearly 93 percent over the past two years—with a rise of 45 percent in boys of the same age…