Tens of thousands of protesters have overwhelmed the streets of Hong Kong after the pro-democracy group Occupy Central officially launched a mass civil disobedience movement. Now the group is clashing with police who are firing tear gas canisters and squi…
A Tea Party–backed school board's proposal for a more right-wing curriculum led to two weeks of student walkouts and protests in the latest proxy battle in the American culture wars.
Five detainees on the South Pacific island of Nauru have stitched their lips together in response to the arrangement signed last Friday for Australia to palm off unwanted refugees to Cambodia in exchange for $35 million in aid.
If you expected a closer result out of New Zealand's weirdest election to date, you were wrong.
According to Louisiana Representative John Fleming, if you smoke marijuana, you will get addicted or die.
All week, students have been boycotting classes to campaign for democracy, and in an education-obsessed city where good grades are the definition of a successful youth, that's a big deal.
A man was killed in Chile while handling a homemade bomb, Myanmar released more than 100 child soldiers, Israeli police restricted Palestinian access to Al Aqsa mosque, and the Ferguson police chief issued an apology to Michael Brown's family.
Rest easy knowing that somewhere, police are breaking up a lingerie party filled with middle-aged men and 16-year-old girls.
Obama's Attorney General announced on Thursday that he was leaving his post, ending a controversial, but influential, reign as the country's top cop.
We know next to nothing about child abuse in Britain. We don't know how often it happens. We don't know who the victims are. We don't know who the perpetrators are. We are in a state of profound ignorance.
VICE News spoke with a Raqqa resident who has been risking his life to document life in the city under the brutal regime of the Islamic State.
A security guard in Rotherham says that he told many agencies that gangs were abusing and raping young women in the center of town, but no one did anything.
Activists halted a show candidly exploring the legacy of European colonialism, and before anyone could assess the piece's merits, a bevy of black actors in London lost their jobs.
VICE founder Shane Smith speaks with Somali-Canadian Abu Usamah Somali Farah Shirdon about the battle being waged by the Islamic State.
It's 6:30 AM, and I haven't slept in nearly 24 hours. Neither has the former vice president. The rising sun is just beginning to warm the giant, frigid greenhouse that we haven't left since noon the day before.
"Property guardians" are people who pay cheap rent to live as de facto security guards for landlords looking for permanent tenants. It's supposed to be a win-win-win scenario, but many guardians say they've endured sudden evictions and awful living condit…
Some Danish Muslims who go to Syria want to do humanitarian work, while others want to wage jihad. Either way, many of them need counseling when they come back.
The country's obsession with bags and wrappers and disposable items is likely bad for the environment—is there any way to change people's deeply ingrained habits? I spoke with an expert in consumer behavior to find out.
More than a hundred Muslim scholars and leaders released an open letter addressed to the Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliph that denounced his use of Islamic scripture as illegitimate and perverse.
It looks like the country is finally going to soften its unusually harsh cannabis laws, but skeptics say that the government is moving too slowly and will repeat the mistakes other nations have made.
Asian carp—a slimy, ugly, and often gargantuan species of invasive fish—have taken over many US lakes and rivers.
The Toronto mayoral candidate appears to be following in his brother Rob's footsteps in that shouting and vitriol follows him wherever he goes.
More than 120 heads of state came together at the UN headquarters in NYC Tuesday, but most fell short of the bold pledges and tangible vows we desperately need.
The politicization of climate science has made it difficult for scientists to accurately communicate what they know. It's time to change that.