The Australian government will now take 12,000 additional refugees from Syria. But is it enough?
Though her killer is behind bars, for her mother there is no justice in how her case was handled.
He was greeted by a mob of protestors and journalists.
He reportedly mimed beating someone while singing slavery throwback ballad "Dixie."
The most substantial changes to Catholic marriage annulment procedures in centuries again showed Francis's desire for the church to be more merciful to Catholics in difficulty, even as the church continues to not recognize divorce.
The payout is set to be larger than the ones given to the families of either Eric Garner or Rodney King.
As the queer community has grown increasingly visible thanks to the efforts of activists, homophobic assaults and rhetoric are also on the upswing.
The 19-year veteran, who was involved in a police-brutality case that the city settled in 2012, is accused of open and gross lewdness.
The judge ordered her not to interfere with her subordinates as they issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
According to figures released by the European Banking Authority, the fat cats are getting even fatter than we thought.
Is the UK following America's lead when it comes to bombing countries it's technically not at war with?
Prisoners often suffer dehumanizing abuse at the hands of guards and other inmates, and are ill-prepared to get jobs and homes once they're out—is it any wonder so many of them go back to crime?
For a start, Germany just took 10,000 in the course of a day.
VICE News journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool is still detained in Turkey.
The New York Blood Center, a prominent blood bank that usually spends its time saving lives and trying to cure diseases, recently abandoned dozens of research chimps on a chain of islands in Liberia.
New figures show that veiled women face the highest risk of violent crime.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban claimed that thousands of people trying to seek sanctuary in Europe should be seen as immigrants, not as refugees, as he also rejected planned migrant quotas.
The Turkish military responded with airstrikes after an attack that could be the bloodiest assault since the collapse of a ceasefire in July.
The Navy spent ten years and $700 million to develop a new type of mine-hunting ship, but repeated failures have led key lawmakers to suggest giving up on the project.
This weekend, Austrian activists organised a convoy to deliver aid to refugees stranded in Hungary.
We might be taking more Syrians, but Australia's total refugee intake will remain unchanged and dismally low.
VICE News met the migrants and refugees who have been stuck at a train station in Hungary's capital desperately waiting for the chance to continue on their journey to Western Europe.
Naguib Sawiris says he wants to dub the island Independence, and build a shelter for refugees halfway between the homes they're fleeing and their destinations in Western Europe.
After fleeing to Indonesia, former Austin Police Officer VonTrey Clark is facing murder charges and the possibility of the death penalty in a state that loves executions.