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Russia Fired a Missile in Space and Forced ISS Astronauts to Take Shelter
On Monday, Russia shot down one of its own satellites in a missile exercise. The debris went straight for the International Space Station.
U.S. Government Offers $10 Million for Info on Hackers Targeting Critical Infrastructure
But the reward may not apply to lots of ransomware gangs.
Former Ambassador to Ukraine Says Trump Pushed Her Out Over 'False Claims'
The diplomat’s testimony adds explosive evidence to Trump’s Ukraine scandal, which has sparked an impeachment inquiry focused on the question of Trump and Giuliani’s pressure campaign on Ukraine over Biden.
Now Russia says the U.S. is meddling in their election
Russia says a U.S. State Department statement represents direct interference in the upcoming presidential election.
The US Is Done Talking to Russia About the Syria Conflict
Russian involvement in renewed bloodshed in the rebel-held city of Aleppo seems to be behind the shutdown of dialogue.
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The State Department announced it will release all of Clinton's emails, Australia will close its offshore Manus Island detention center, Lady Gaga will star in Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' remake, and more.
The US State Department's Syria Hotline Staff May Not Speak Arabic — or Answer the Phone
VICE News spent a day calling up the the State Department's Syria hotline, set up to help document reports of violence in the country. Most of the time, nobody picked up.
Tour Guide Suspects Hotel Incident Caused North Korea to Detain US College Student
North Korea has said the 21-year-old University of Virginia student "was caught committing a hostile act against the state."
How an American Family Ended Up Starving in the Besieged Syrian Town of Madaya
At least five US citizens, including three American-born children, are struggling to survive a Hezbollah-imposed siege that has left Madaya sorely lacking in food and medicine — and with no means of escape.
Search Parties Sent Out to Look for Three US Citizens Missing in Baghdad
US officials say they're working with Iraqi security forces to track down "several" Americans that have gone missing in Iraq.
State Department Falls Behind Schedule With Latest Release of Hillary Clinton Emails
The State Department released another trove of documents yesterday, but fell short of a goal set by a federal judge in response to a FOIA lawsuit by VICE News reporter Jason Leopold.
Vietnam Deported Nine North Koreans to China — and Now They’re Probably Screwed
If North Korean refugees traveling through China can make it across the border to Southeast Asia, freedom — in the form of political asylum and a ticket to South Korea — is typically the outcome. This case was not typical.