No charges will be filed in the Tamir Rice killing, the 'Affluenza Teen' has been taken into custody, and Islamic State scholars have outlined when an 'owner' can have sex with a slave.
As storms continue to batter the United States, a powerful weather system is building in the Arctic, which could bring high temperatures and strong winds to Iceland and the United Kingdom.
The decision came as no surprise to family members and activists who say prosecutors have tainted the investigation.
There have been a lot of encouraging signs for sane American drug policy since January.
"I want the world to remember that picture," said Tima Kurdi, Alan's aunt. She is welcoming the boy's uncle and his family to Vancouver today.
A disturbed teenager and a middle-aged grandmother were shot to death by a police force that was already under intense scrutiny from all sides.
States across the US were hit by floods, Japan agreed to pay Korean "comfort women" from World War Two, and Peyton Manning strongly denied using HGH.
Preliminary postmortem results shed new light on the fatal police shooting of a mother of five and a college student over the weekend.
In the very early hours of Saturday morning, a man called the police to say that his son was acting agitated. When they arrived, the police shot and killed his son, Quintonio Legrier, 19, and his neighbor, Bettie R. Jones, 55.
Foreign intervention in Syria's seemingly intractable conflict is nothing new, but this year saw new levels of involvement from opponents and allies of President Bashar al-Assad.
Alloush was the leader of Jaysh al Islam, one of the biggest and most organized rebel groups in Syria. Rebel sources reported his death and Syrian state media later confirmed that he had been targeted by an aerial strike.
In 2015, VICE News went to 64 countries to report on crisis, conflict, and the human cost of war. Here are the most powerful and memorable things we saw this year.
In case international terrorism and Donald Trump weren't enough.
The NBA is speaking out against gun violence, tornados swept across the American South, and the Syrian government says it's ready for peace talks.
Ethan Couch, who made headlines for getting off with no jail time after killing four people in a drunk-driving accident, is now on the run. How are the authorities going to catch him?
The northern BC island is on one of Canada's biggest salmon-producing rivers, which resident First Nation groups fear could be greatly impacted by pipeline development.
Durst's lawyers maintain that he's innocent, regardless of that whole hot-mic bathroom rant.
VICE News heads to the mountainous region of Sinaloa to meet the refugees of the hunt for the cartel kingpin.
Left-wing politicians and parties had a pretty exciting 2015 in terms of winning elections, but everything they hate is still very much around.
NASA calls off its 2016 Mars mission, more than a million migrants entered Europe in 2015, Kim Dotcom is to be extradited to the US, and more.
Senator Connie Leyva is fighting California's statute of limitations law, which prevents the prosecution of rape cases after ten years.
We asked an expert about the annual deluge of holiday crime hype, and whether you should be spooked as you kick back with loved ones and gorge on Capitalism.
A take-it-or-leave-it attitude toward reality became something of a badge of honor among the crowd of candidates seeking the presidency—and actively ignoring the facts didn't appear to undermine anyone's support.
The jail guards who kept tabs on the 28-year-old when she allegedly committed suicide are off the hook, but what about the cop who pulled her over?