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I Fly Planes Through Hurricanes for a Living

Meet Commander Scott Price, a US government "Hurricane Hunter" who has seen some things.
Scott Price as told to Rick Paulas
9.25.17
News

My Dad's Long, Frustrating Battle with the US Government to Learn About His Own Kidnapping

My dad was a journalist when he was kidnapped by Islamic militants in Beirut in 1985, three months before I was born. But it's American laws that have made figuring out what happened a nightmare.
Sulome Anderson
6.6.15
Stuff

The Man Who Says He Knows the Truth About America's Economic Stranglehold on the World

We talked to Matt Kennard, author of The Racket, a new book that investigates how the US government, its banks and its intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.
Amelia Abraham
4.29.15
VICE vs Video games

This Was the Week in Video Games

Developer supports developer, which is actually a bit lovely. Less lovely, though, is the latest Sony exclusive.
Mike Diver
2.20.15
News

Congress Is About to Block the Feds from Cracking Down on Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers are poised to pass a budget amendment that would block the DEA from cracking down on legal medical marijuana dispensaries and their patients.
Timothy J. Burger
12.12.14
News

The Feds Are Trying to Decimate the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

This week, seven members of the powerful race-based prison gang were sentenced for their roles in its culture of violence.
Seth Ferranti
11.17.14
Stuff

We Talked to a Former CIA Spook About Political Murder

Ex-CIA agent Robert Baer talks the politics of the killshot.
Danny McDonald
11.3.14
News

The Dark Side of the Rainbow Gathering

Authorities in Utah are already grappling with the more sinister elements of the Rainbow Family Gathering.
Grace Wyler
6.25.14
News

The Hangover News

It's likely that "Britain's first 3D-printed gun" isn't that at all, but you've probably been too drunk to notice.
Mac Hackett
10.28.13
Stuff

A Bunch of Alien Lovers Held a Fake Congressional Hearing about Aliens. What Now?

Do aliens really live among us?
Stephanie Mercier Voyer
8.8.13
News

This Is a Defining Year for WikiLeaks

How will WikiLeaks' role change in the years to come?
Patrick McGuire
6.27.13