William Turton

drug prices

Louisiana Just Struck a Deal to Get An Unlimited Supply of a $24K Hep C Cure

The list price of Epclusa is $74,760; the generic is priced at $24,000.
Belle Cushing
William Turton
6.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside the Secretive Chinese Telecom That Trump Just Banned

Huawei tried to save its image over a weeklong press junket.
William Turton
Karen Ye
5.18.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The Midwest needs more than levees to survive its "biblical" floods

The race is on to repair aging flood-protection systems before the rivers rise again.
William Turton
4.20.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Note to phone scammers: Don't call the former head of the FBI

Jamaican phone scammer Keniel Thomas couldn’t have found a worse mark.
William Turton
3.2.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Here's what it was like for FCC workers back from their forced 35-day vacation

Staffers are expecting their back pay, but cafeteria employees say they were financially wrecked by the shutdown.
William Turton
1.29.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Here's why it's so hard to find flavored Juul pods right now

Juul is actually doing what it said it would do.
William Turton
1.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Airbnb for pre-K is trying to fix early childhood education

This education startup lets people create a preschool in their home
William Turton
1.12.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Facebook is so afraid of this man it smeared him as both backed by George Soros and anti-Semitic

Meet the founder of "Freedom From Facebook," who was targeted by Definers, the PR firm Facebook hired to discredit its critics.
William Turton
11.22.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Vape influencers think the FDA's crackdown on Juul won't matter

Underage "vape influencers" are real and don't think the FDA crackdown will do anything
William Turton
11.16.18
midterms

A mysterious Facebook group is using Bernie Sanders' image to urge Democrats to vote for the Green Party

America Progress Now is not registered with the Federal Election Commission and Green Party candidates say they have no affiliation with it.
Jeremy Merrill
William Turton
11.5.18
midterms

We posed as 100 senators to run ads on Facebook. Facebook approved all of them.

On the eve of the 2018 midterms, Facebook's "Paid for by" disclosure for political ads is easily manipulated.
William Turton
10.30.18
Facebook

Facebook's political ad tool let us buy ads “paid for” by Mike Pence and ISIS

It also allowed us to post actual propaganda from Russia's influence campaign during the 2016 election.
William Turton
10.25.18
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