‘They Completely Failed’: The Fatal Mistakes That Led to South Korea’s Halloween Tragedy
Interviews with survivors, witnesses, and a police insider reveal a troubling series of missteps in crowd control—and inaction—that led to the disaster.
Terrifying Video Shows a 12-Story Condo Suddenly Collapsing in Florida
“This is a horrific catastrophe,” said Surfside Mayor Charles W. Burkett. “In the United States, buildings just don't fall down.”
‘It’s Going to End Up Like Boeing’: How Freight Rail Is Courting Catastrophe
Workers are sounding the alarm that drastic cuts in employees and maintenance in order to increase profits are tempting fate.
In Pictures: The Ill-fated Journey of Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air Flight 182
There appears to be no hope of finding survivors.
A Massive Oil Spill in the Arctic Has Turned a River Red
Russia declared a state of emergency after a power plant spilled 20,000 metric tons of oil and diesel fuel into a river in the Arctic Circle. The possible cause: melting permafrost due to climate change.
We Need to Talk About a Planned Retreat from Climate Disaster Zones Now
Communities globally are already engaged in the thorny process of relocating because of climate change. Experts say we need to talk about a managed retreat now, so that it doesn't become a nightmare.
Church Rock, America’s Forgotten Nuclear Disaster, Is Still Poisoning Navajo Lands 40 Years Later
Residents say they've been ignored even as they struggle with contaminated water and worry about having children.
Democrats are about to go to war with Trump over aid to Puerto Rico
And the fight could impact badly needed aid to California, Florida, Georgia, and Midwest.
The Terrifying Future of California Wildfires: 'It's Going to Get Worse'
After a year of record-breaking fires, the state is bracing for what comes next.
The Glaciers on Earth's 'Third Pole' Are Bursting, Causing Deadly Floods
Climate change is creating yet another dangerous new phenomenon.
FEMA is facing hurricane season with a vastly depleted workforce
Documents reviewed by VICE News show FEMA has about half as many "reservists" available to respond in 2018.
An Expert Explains How Not to Get Sucked Out a Plane Window
In light of recent news stories, this could (but hopefully won't) come in handy some day.