Hit podcast Serial has come under fire for a perceived racial blindspot: It's yet another pop culture phenomenon about minorities brought to you by white people.
The notoriously secretive department might get a badly-needed dose of transparency when it comes to its counterterrorism operations.
For-profit prisons like healthy inmates, who tend to be young and black or Hispanic.
Now that the former Virginia Senator is officially running, I'm willing to bet that the sentence "The man grabbed his young son in his arms, turned him upside down, and put the boy's penis in his mouth" will resurface.
He's really upset that a lawyer had the gall to call him "crazy."
So far, eight of the deceased's lovers have tested positive. Dozens more are currently awaiting their results.
A guy went into a marketing agency looking for a job and ended up stabbing his would-be boss. That's a big no-no in any interview situation.
VICE News went to Guerrero, Mexico, to report on the protests that have erupted since the high-profile disappearance of 43 students who are now presumed dead.
In the wake of the terrifyingly random death of a man pushed in front of a train, some are wondering if more could be done to prevent transit-related fatalities in New York City.
November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, when communities all over the world hold vigils and memorials for those lost largely to hate crimes and domestic violence.
Classes were cancelled at the college Thursday after a man opened fire in a campus library, wounding three people before being shot to death by the cops.
The officer was not responding to an emergency, and no one knows why he was driving more than twice the legal speed limit.
Attorneys general from 21 states are asking a federal court to overturn Maryland's ban on assault weapons. If a judge agrees, the case could be headed for the Supreme Court.
We talked to the documentarian behind STOP, a film about the national embarrassment that is the NYPD's routine hassling of young black and Hispanic men.
"Vape" is 2014's Word of the Year. Perfect.
They stormed Parliament Square and paint bombed a government ministry.
As Scott Morrison "takes the sugar off the table," let's step back a moment. What happened to us?
The world's largest PR firm runs software it claims can "convert average citizens" into pro-oil "true champions."
Besmirched by sexual assault allegations, the comedian is on a losing streak with sponsors and television networks.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will cost at least $5 billion, much of it in the form of lucrative construction contracts. And a single photo threatens to freeze out a powerful crime syndicate.
It's hard to decisively say that the extreme weather this month is the result of global climate change, but it's also hard to decisively say that it isn't. Thanks, science!
Opponents of the Keystone XL have managed to stall construction of the pipeline again on Tuesday, but their fight isn't over yet.
If the Tories are re-elected next year, they're going to give judges the power to strap alcohol monitoring devices to people's ankles. Here's how the internet says you can beat the bracelets.
India made headlines last week for its misguided sterilization program, but it's far from the only place where a woman's ability to conceive children is interfered with by the state.