What the former US attorney and state attorney general in Alabama could do to police oversight, sentencing, private prisons, immigration, and more if he becomes attorney general.
Nearly 300 trans and gender-diverse people were reported murdered in the last year, according to Transgender Europe's Trans Murder Monitoring project—and migrant trans people who are involved in sex work are particularly at risk.
The 60,000 Inuit people living in 53 communities throughout the Arctic are already seeing immediate concerns.
Donald Trump's presidency is unprecedented for plenty of reasons—perhaps the biggest being he's the first president in American history to have never previously held elected office, served in the US military, or occupied any other public position.
The alt-right's premiere think tank held a conference over the weekend to hose some of the most famous white supremacists in the world. This is what they said.
Forty-six percent of registered voters now have a favorable or somewhat favorable view of the president-elect.
Even if the president doesn't believe in science, he can't stop progress altogether—or so attendees of the COP22 conference hope.
A new report came out today arguing for regulated legalization, but it's going to take more than suggestions to achieve real policy change.
History suggests African Americans—and black men, in particular—may be relegated to a modern three-fifths compromise, one in which neither Black Lives nor Black Votes Really Matter.
States that impose tough rules for concealed carry could be undermined by the loose standards in places like Utah under President Trump.
The longtime Marine general could be the next Pentagon head—if Trump's tweets are any guide.
Protesters gathered to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in North Dakota were hit with water cannons by police Sunday night. Others reported being hit with rubber bullets, teargas, pepper spray, and percussion grenades during the clashes.
Obama will speak out against Trump if he threatens America's core values, protestors and police clash at the Dakota pipeline site, and more.
Even as the temperature drops and inhabitants of the Standing Rock camp winterize their teepees and tents, they say that they won't be leaving, and that there's no place in world they'd rather be.
In honor of the transgender men and women who lost their lives to violence and suicide this year, we're taking an in-depth look at the social institutions that deny trans Americans simple opportunities that many people take for granted.
In short: his perspective caused a bit of a shitshow.
Two high-profile deaths of transgender sex workers have sparked ongoing protests in Mexico City, where LGBTQ rights have made slow and unsteady progress.
America doesn't know much about Jeff Sessions yet, but the hard-right senator is beloved in Alabama for his unwavering conservatism.
Jeff Sessions, a staunch conservative with a troubling record on many issues important to progressives, from civil rights to immigration reform, has an especially unfriendly stance on marijuana.
The hateful graffiti was cleaned up quickly by authorities, but it shocked local parents who had taken their kids to play in the Brooklyn Heights park.
The giant quivering mass of bubbles is currently enveloping a parking lot in Santa Clara, California.
Arkansas senator Tom Cotton has made a career out of supporting waterboarding and the defense industry while denouncing radical Islam and illegal immigration.
The latest round of American mass shootings were much deadlier than those that took place last week, despite the fact that there was actually one fewer attack and fewer overall victims.
VICE News caught up with two Planned Parenthood leaders to find out how they plan to fight for women's reproductive rights up against a Trump White House.