Direct action seems to be growing as the environment hurtles toward oblivion.
Madison Police reported Friday that an officer had shot and killed the man around 6:30 pm, after responding to two 911 calls.
The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in an audio recording posted on the group's Twitter page.
An email sent to Clinton's private email address by a State Department spokesman on Christmas Eve 2010 is the first to be released, and was obtained exclusively by VICE News.
Thousands of people are gathered in Selma, Alabama today to watch President Obama speak at the 50th anniversary of the landmark civil rights march that sparked the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Afghan men don burqas to march in support of women's rights, Colombian generals meet with FARC rebel commanders at Havana peace talks for the first time, and more.
The killing of a homeless man on Skid Row has raised new questions about one of America's most notorious police departments.
As Australia celebrates International Women's Day, Indigenous women still face disproportionately higher rates of domestic violence, sexual violence, and incarceration.
When organizations are scrambling to raise enough money to keep people alive, the living are often overlooked, no matter how serious their injuries.
Short answer: yes. Long answer: yes, probably.
Due to a work-related noise violation in a posh, ultra-privatized Atlanta suburb, Kevin McGill is spending his next 14 weekends behind bars.
This week, a man who stabbed his mother several times before severing his own dick used a "drug-induced psychosis" defense. But how legitimate is it for offenders to lay all the blame on narcotics?
Despite growing tensions with Prime Minister Netanyahu, the Obama administration requested more than $3.1 billion in military aid for Israel this year. But what would happen if that were all gone?
The defendant's lawyer opened things up by admitting her client did the deed, leaving jurors to puzzle over the "why" and whether he should go to jail for life or be executed.
The fact that the earth's atmosphere will undergo some pretty fundamental changes in the next generation raises big questions about the benefits of procreation.
"If defenseless people can't find justice in New York's legal system, who can expect them to believe in it?"
Tony Iommi has written a letter to Indonesian president and metalhead Joko Widodo asking for two Australian citizens to be removed from death row.
Sweden knows of 130 "al Qaeda–inspired individuals" who have traveled to Iraq and Syria to join extremist groups. The unknown number could be more than double that figure.
Despite some noises late last year about reform at New York's notorious jail, conditions remain brutal, as a series of recent incidents make clear.
"I led a gang of pendejos," or idiots, drug lord La Tuta said after his arrest on Friday. The details on the Knights Templar leader emerged as officials leaked word that another cartel kingpin has been arrested.
They Allege New Zealand is collecting email, phone, and social media communications and sharing it with the NSA.
Though the public was understandably saddened to learn that 700 of the cute critters had been put down by the Australian government, an expert told us it was either that or mass starvation.
Corrections officials praised the inmates for stepping in after a fellow prisoner attacked a female prison guard at the notorious New York facility over the weekend.
Advocates hope the case will have ripple effects in several western states.