A Georgia man is dead because cops raided his house on what turned out to be a phony tip from an informant. How often does this sort of thing happen?
After decades spent operating in the shadows, the ever-growing legal marijuana industry has begun supporting federal campaigns and lobbying efforts in Washington, DC.
Cerro de Pasco is an environmental and urban catastrophe thanks to the massive polymetal mine that sits in the middle of town.
About 18 months ago, the Detroit Police Department quietly disbanded its cold-case unit. Now, mothers whose children have been murdered are picking up the slack.
Allen Stanford filed a 299-page brief last month with the Fifth US Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, making no fewer than 15 lengthy arguments about why he should be set free. He was convicted in 2012 on 13 felony charges related to America's secon…
More than 3,000 migrants died trying to reach Europe by sea this year, but Italy has decided to shut down an operation that saved tens of thousands of lives.
This week: walruses, Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the US, South Africa's rejection of the Dalai Lama's visa application, and more bad news from around the world.
Hey, teacher, leave them kids alone! Get it? Like the song.
Nick Griffin's expulsion on Tuesday drew the veil over an era in British far-right politics where it both tipped towards respectability and lurched from calamity to disaster like a drunk clown at a six-year-old's birthday party.
Adding intrigue to rumors that Kim Jong-un is seriously ill, a former North Korean poet laureate claims a cadre of government officials have stopped taking orders from the dictator.
Deep in the formerly tranquil Forest of Sivens in the south of France, militant eco-activists and French riot police are fighting a violent battle in woodlands being cut down to make way for a dam.
As President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending American military personnel to West Africa to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to the Liberian capital of Monrovia to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak.
Bucaramanga, Colombia, is experimenting with a "women-only" night on which men who have to be out and about in the evening will need to carry a permit issued by the mayor's office.
The Secret Service has a number of phantoms to confront, including a cadre of supervisors who might have been good agents but make very bad managers of human beings. Another big problem: rampant alcoholism.
Nearly 800 pages of documents obtained by VICE News establish standards for conduct that don't always appear to line up with the behavior of Ferguson police.
This is the fourth installment of Robert Young Pelton's account of his involvement with the 2009 search for Private Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan.
A man who's spent his term in government enacting policies that have hurt the poor, young, and vulnerable is now patting all of those people on the head and going, "Just kidding, mate."
Last Friday, a district court judge ruled that a former transgender prisoner who was raped had no right to sue Orange County, Florida, for showing deliberate indifference to her safety.
"Even if there's no change, we need to show them. If today there's no change, then maybe tomorrow. If tomorrow there's no change, then in the future there'll be change."
VICE News is live from the streets of Hong Kong, where tens of thousands of protesters have mobilized to voice their discontent with the Chinese government's refusal to allow democratic elections in the autonomous region.
Police and city officials have made it extremely difficult for anyone to access public records concerning Brown's death and the harsh response to protesters.
Yesterday, the CDC confirmed that some unlucky person in Dallas has the Ebola virus. That's not good for the patient or anyone else, but the CDC is a big organization, and we're about to see what it can do.
On October 2, Facebook will suspend the accounts of drag performers around the globe unless they change the names used on their profiles to their "real" names. Naturally, they're pretty upset about this.
Protesters are still streaming into the streets of Hong Kong in the city's largest mass demonstration in years, posing the biggest challenge to Beijing since Tiananmen.