Jordan Larson

americas

Nationwide Fast Food Protests Kick Off as Demonstrators are Handcuffed in Detroit

According to local reports, Detroit police have taken 25 people into custody who were blocking street traffic during demonstrations in the city on Thursday.
Jordan Larson
9.4.14
americas

Allowing Transgender People to Serve in the US Military Is 'Inevitable'

A new report claims it won't be “complex or burdensome” to let transgender people serve in the US armed forces.
Jordan Larson
8.29.14
middle east

Celebrations Begin as Hamas and Israel Reach Indefinite Ceasefire Agreement

Seven weeks of fighting in Gaza ended today as Hamas and Israel reached a long-term truce, brokered by Egypt.
Jordan Larson
8.26.14
ukraine

Russian Weapons Convoy Spotted Entering Ukraine as Poroshenko Dissolves Parliament

After the humanitarian aid convoy from Russia was unloaded in Ukraine, it now seems that tanks and weapons are crossing the border.
Jordan Larson
8.25.14
Health

Separate Ebola Strain Now Discovered in Central Africa Has Already Killed 13

Ebola has killed over 1,400 people in West Africa. There now appears to be a separate outbreak of the disease in the DRC.
Jordan Larson
8.25.14
americas

Gay Teen's Organ Donation Is Denied Due to His Sexual Orientation

When gay teenager AJ Betts took his life last year, six of his organs, including his heart and lungs, were donated, but his eyes were not.
Jordan Larson
8.22.14
Islamic State

World Reacts With Disgust to Video of James Wright Foley Execution

US airstrikes in Iraq have continued following the release of the gruesome video, but it's unclear how action against the Islamic State could escalate.
Jordan Larson
8.20.14
Islamic State

Video Emerges of Japanese National Allegedly Killed by the Islamic State in Syria

The Japanese Foreign Ministry is looking into reports that a Japanese citizen has been abudcted and possibly executed.
Jordan Larson
8.18.14
Europe

Gunmen Carjacked Saudi Prince's Motorcade for $335,000 and 'Sensitive' Documents

The heavily armed Paris assailants dramatically made off with cash, embassy papers, and one of the convoy's vehicles.
Jordan Larson
8.18.14
war and conflict

Deported Detroit Ice Cream Seller 'Doesn’t Deserve To Be a US Citizen,' Says the Man He Abducted

Steve Hindy talks to VICE News about the man accused of abducting him, and killing two peacekeepers, during the Lebanese Civil War in 1980.
Jordan Larson
8.14.14
ukraine

Russia Is Bringing Aid to Ukraine's Border Amid Trojan Horse Fears

Trucks carrying nearly 2,000 tons of humanitarian aid supplies left for eastern Ukraine today in cooperation with the Red Cross.
Jordan Larson
8.12.14
americas

American Held Without Bail for Tweets Pledging Allegiance to Islamic State

A man was arrested at JFK airport after his tweets led prosecutors to suspect him of being a flight risk and danger to the community.
Jordan Larson
8.11.14
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