California

abortion

California Is Set to Require Public Universities Offer On-Campus Abortions

A bill heads to California Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk, and he's pledged to sign it.
Carter Sherman
12 hours ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

FDA Finds Salmonella Bacteria in MDH Sambhar Masala Sold in the US

MDH, a household name in Indian cooking, is recalling its products from the retail stores of California for a contamination that can cause diarrhoea, cramps and fever within days of consuming it.
VICE India Staff
4 days ago
prisons

Pregnant Woman Says Her Baby Died After Prison Guards Stopped at Starbucks on the Way to the Hospital

Three women are suing the Orange County jail for substandard care while they were pregnant.
Emma Ockerman
9.11.19
maritime disaster

34 Missing and Feared Dead After Scuba Diving Boat Catches Fire off California Coast

The 75-foot boat caught fire in the early morning hours while divers were sleeping below deck.
David Gilbert
9.3.19
Mass Shootings

Hotel Chef Arrested with Giant Cache of Weapons Allegedly Wanted to "Shoot Up" His Workplace

Police in Long Beach, California, believe they foiled a possible mass shooting plot
Tess Owen
8.23.19
News

Southern California Was Just Hit With Its Biggest Earthquake In Years

It’s still too early to tell the amount of damage caused by the quake.
Mack Lamoureux
7.5.19
Weed

How the 1 Percent Gets High

Wealthy stoners are skipping $750 bongs in favor of cannabis consultants and heirloom weed.
Cole Kazdin
6.3.19
psychedelics

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalized the drug, and Oakland could be next.
Harry Cheadle
5.30.19
Weed

Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor

Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.
Alex Norcia
5.2.19
Drugs

When You're a Weed Trimmer, Everything You Eat Tastes Like Weed

The job means you’re removed from society and have to cook with limited resources—and you never quite get all the kief off your fingers.
Andrea Aliseda
4.24.19
Life

Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People

At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
Rebecca Brill
4.18.19
Drugs

For $1,000, These 'Sitters' Will Save You from a Bad Acid Trip

Yes, being a professional trip sitter is actually a job.
Cole Kazdin
4.3.19
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