The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week we explore Vladimir Putin's warning that the internet is a "CIA project," the death toll from West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak, and big stories coming out of Syria and Lo…
The transgender activist, who pled guilty to manslaughter after defending herself, speaks to VICE News about adjusting to life on the outside.
Why does every mad-as-hell, gun-loving, property-rights-defending right winger turn out to be a virulent racist who wants to tell you "one more thing about the Negro"?
Whoever the culprit, relations between the city's Kenyans and Somalians are rapidly deteriorating.
Aboriginal people who use Toronto's community clinics have an average age of death of 37, a number in line with failed states like Yemen and Angola.
A new report details how the Hermit Kingdom produced and sold some pretty primo Walter White-style crystal around the world for decades. Even though official meth manufacturing has scaled back since 2005, the study claims, domestic use has skyrocketed.
On Thursday, armed gunmen who held me prisoner for four nights and three days released me into the streets of Sloviansk, in eastern Ukraine. My release was as unexplained as my capture.
Avril's back with a generic new single, and desperate for attention. What better way to get everyone talking than by doing something totally stupid/offensive?
Is the celebrity French economist reinventing the Left with his controversial new book, or just hypnotizing us with fantasy while corruption gets worse than ever?
VICE News is delighted to confirm that our colleague and friend Simon Ostrovsky has been safely released and is in good health.
With the help of schools across the country, the US military is exploiting a loophole in the law to gather personal information on millions of Americans.
A year after the disaster, the grim history of Rana Plaza has delayed redevelopment, and almost nothing has been added to the site. Curiously, almost nothing has been taken away, either.
The extreme Génération Identitaire don't think their local police are doing a good enough job, so they're taking matters into their own hands.
The legalization bill is more similar to the one in Washington state than it is to the one in Colorado: It would allow people 21 and older to have two ounces of marijuana for personal use, grow six cannabis plants, and transfer (without payment) up to one…
Oil is often stuck under pristine locations or countries that necessitate some kind of invasion before we can get to it. So what would it mean for world conflict and international relations if, thanks to future technological developments, oil were no long…
This week footage was released of the events that unfolded on Manus Island 24-hours before the riot that killed Reza Barati on February 17.
Australia's alliance with the US is a linchpin of its defense policy. Sometimes this means spending $12 billion on sketchy fighter jets that it doesn't need.
In the latest sexual-abuse crisis to rock the far-right Christian homeschooling movement, a leader of the Biblical Patriarchy movement is being sued for "inappropriate sexual acts with a follower."
The National People's Congress began discussing an amendment on Tuesday that, if passed, will help prioritize China's recently declared "war on pollution" over its growth-at-any-cost approach to economic development.
Between 2006 and 2008, Enric Duran took out 68 loans from 39 banks across Spain with no intent of ever paying them back and gave the money to anti-capitalist activists.
The man behind the pseudonym "Andy Fleming" shows no signs of stopping his fight against white supremacists, even after their continued attempts to unmask him.
The investigative journalist's new book, The Divide, is about the two separate but extremely unequal criminal justice systems in America.
As the conflict in Thailand intensifies, VICE News goes deep into the lives of the rich and powerful royalists of Bangkok, who are fighting to keep the old order from crumbling.
Since 2006, when Pennsylvania's first casinos opened up—strategically positioned to cut into Atlantic City's market—New Jersey's seaside party town has been collapsing.