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.
The former Secretary of State's use of a private email shows just how easy it is for the government to hide its records.
Indigenous leaders claim that huge swathes of their land near the Murray Darling Basin have become uninhabitable thanks to decisions they had no part in.
Now that the feds have declined to press civil rights charges against Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, police reformers are mulling their next move.
We now have specific examples of what it's like to be black and live there—and it sounds a lot like being a character in a dystopian novel.
This Thursday, at 12 PM EST, VICE News' environment editor, Robert Eshelman, will join On the Line to answer your questions about climate change.
In 1995, the US Air Force's torture training led to a court case and allegations that cadets had been abused, an eerie foreshadowing of the larger scandals that would come in the following decades.
As a Parliamentary inquiry laid into the unlimited detention of migrants, we spoke to a Nigerian who the UK Home Office refuses to believe is a lesbian, because she has children.
Other foreign prisoners slated for execution with Chan and Sukumaran haven't stirred the same passion in their home countries, where reactions range from outrage to disinterest.