best of vice news 2014
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will cost at least $5 billion, much of it in the form of lucrative construction contracts. And a single photo threatens to freeze out a powerful crime syndicate.
Military officials at Guantanamo Bay are now allowing well-behaved hunger strikers to kick back and chillax during force-feeding sessions.
The Zetas cartel turned Mexican ranches into extermination camps, kidnapping at least 300 people and burning them in makeshift "kitchens."
VICE News met the man who discovered a US drone in his backyard, then sold its parts to al Qaeda and the Pakistani government.
VICE News reporter Simon Ostrovsky tells the full story of his abduction and captivity in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russia forces.