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Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation, it's a "thank-you present."
Anna Nini
1.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Former NYPD Cops Allegedly Traded Gun Licenses for Prostitutes

According to Tuesday's charges, officers accepted cash, prostitutes, and vacations in a massive corruption scandal.
Drew Schwartz
4.25.17
ten questions you've always wanted to ask

Ten Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask a Bouncer

"Men sometimes stick stuff down their underpants, but I can't really go round grabbing every other dude by the nuts."
Christine Kewitz
4.6.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama cancels meeting with Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte after Duterte called him a "son of a bitch," Clinton turns down Mexico trip invite, Freddie Mercury gets his own comet, and more.
VICE Staff
9.6.16
Sports

​We Asked an Expert Why It's So Easy to Fix Tennis

Well, Obviously You Only Need to Bribe One Person
Maddison Connaughton
1.19.16
News

Could Paying People Smugglers Be the Australian Government’s Robin Hood Moment?

The Coalition has been accused of paying people smugglers to return asylum seekers to Indonesia.
Lee Zachariah
6.19.15
Travel

We Asked Some Balinese Shroom Dealers How They Stay Out of Jail

"The police, they don't care as long as it's mushrooms. Anything else and you are in big trouble, son."
David Allegretti
6.11.15
News

We Talked Refugees with Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young in Cambodia

We followed the Greens Senator around a Phnom Penh slum, where she looked at the conditions awaiting Nauru's refugees.
Clothilde Le Coz
11.19.14
News

Ray Nagin's Ego Is Too Big to Comprehend His Own Guilt

The disgraced former mayor of New Orleans just got a ten year prison term for bribery, wire fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion. But so far, he steadfastly refuses to believe he might have done anything wrong. He called the prosecution "magical."
Anna Gaca
7.10.14
News

Some Walls are Getting Punched Tonight

Tony Abbott's press conference was supposed to be about a second Sydney airport. Instead he was forced to answer questions about NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell's corruption-linked resignation.
Carly Learson
4.16.14
Stuff

A New App Lets You Bribe People for Dates

Carrot Dating is a new app that lets users bribe each other with gifts and treats in the hopes of securing a first date. Creator Brandon Wade considers it a breakthrough for men who have trouble with the ladies, and users consider it the perfect way to...
Alison Stevenson
10.22.13
Travel

Central Asia Rally Was the Worst Journey of My Life

I'm standing on the side of a busy road in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, about 50 miles from the Georgia-Russia border, because our route on the inaugural Central Asia Rally (a 5,000-mile car rally from Budapest to Tajikistan) had to take a massive...
Jamie Lafferty
4.23.13
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