Puerto Rico

The Guy Tapped to Become Puerto Rico's Next Governor Is "Throwing More Gasoline on the Fire"

Protesters don’t want Pedro Pierluisi in the governor's mansion.
Alex Lubben
Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans Aren't Done Protesting. “La Junta” Is Why.

The resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló wasn't protesters' only demand.
Alex Lubben
personal finance

Here Are All Your Student Debt Questions Answered in One Place

What happens to your debt when you die? And is refinancing ever a good option?
Allie Conti
VICE News Tonight on HBO

People in Detroit are hiring paramilitary guards because they've lost faith in the government

Detroit's police shortage and ongoing retention problem has brought a wave of private security companies.
Opioid Crisis

What happens to 2,000 lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma if the company files for bankruptcy

The company is facing over 2,000 lawsuits demanding it pay up for an overdose crisis that's cost the country billions of dollars.
Emma Ockerman
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Warren Buffett looks back at Lehman Brothers crash: "We get smarter, but we don't get wiser"

“I describe it as an economic Pearl Harbor,” Warren Buffett, the legendary investor of Berkshire Hathaway, told VICE News.
Aaron Ernst

Here Are All the Changes MoviePass Made to Its Terms of Service In the Last Six Months

The beleaguered company has been updating its terms like it’s changing its Tinder pic.
Kaleigh Rogers
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Weinstein Still Owes Malia Obama Money After Her Internship

The company also owes cash to Robert De Niro, Quentin Tarantino, and David Bowie, according to bankruptcy filings.
River Donaghey
Get BTC or die tryin

50 Cent Swears Under Oath He Doesn't Have Any Bitcoin

It’s not the first time the rapper has flaunted money he doesn’t have on social media.
Daniel Oberhaus
fun and games

How Primitive Electronics and Expensive Video Games Turned Toys'R'Us Into a Consumer Juggernaut

Toys'R'Us, which just filed for bankruptcy, was once essential to the fortunes of the toy industry. But the secret to its rise was that it sold a whole lot of electronics—whether cheap gadgets, hot toys, or (of course) video games.
Ernie Smith
millenial antiquing

The Hidden Stories Lingering in RadioShack’s Bankruptcy Auction

RadioShack’s recent troubles might best be reflected by the recent auction of its corporate history—an auction that is actually full of interesting gadgets.
Ernie Smith

How a Cruel Foreclosure Drove a Couple to the Brink of Death

A married couple resorted to self-harm after being physically and psychologically terrorized by Bank of America over their house—until a judge fined the bank $46 million.
David Dayen