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Japan's 'Black Widow' Gets Death by Hanging for Murdering Her Lovers
Chisako Kakehi has reportedly been romantically linked to ten men who have later died, and has amassed $8.8 million in the last decade.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Republican senators are wary of House healthcare bill, Hillary Clinton is founding anti-Trump organization, regional powers agree on Syrian 'de-escalation' plan, and more.
Journalist Turned al Shabaab Commander Sentenced to Death in Somalia for Murdering Reporters
Hassan Hanafi, a 30-year-old former media officer for the militant group, was sentenced on Thursday for the murder of six journalists in the East African country.
VICE News and Reuters
This Is What It's Like to Be a Gay Refugee in Germany
For many refugees, coming out as a homosexual is out of the question, because they are still targets of the same people they feared at home.
My Experience Using Hook-Up Apps in Qatar, Where Gay Sex Is Punishable by Death
Despite the pall of death, I logged in, and within about a minute, I started hearing those familiar little moist-sounding electronic pops.
Saudi Arabia’s Art Scene Is Horrified by the Death Sentence Given to Poet Ashraf Fayadh
News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.
The Prison Issue
Do Prosecutors Care More About Convictions Than Executing the Right Person?
In 2001, 20-year-old Marlon Howell was found guilty in a racially-charged murder trial that shook New Albany, Mississippi. Fourteen years later, he continues to maintain his innocence.
Cautious Optimism, Measured Dread
Despite all indications to the contrary, anti death penalty advocates believe there is still hope that Australian citizens Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will escape execution in Indonesia.
The Haunting Photography of a Serial Killer
In 1979, Huntington Beach Police found hundreds of photographs of women taken by a murderer named Rodney Alcala. Many of the subjects are unidentified to this day.
Sudanese Woman Gets Death Sentence for Converting to Christianity
Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag was born to a Muslim father, but raised by her mother as an Orthodox Christian.
Iran’s Courts Are Still Blaming Rape Victims for Their Attacks
Rayhaneh Jabbari, a 26-year-old from Tehran, faces the death penalty for killing her attacker in self-defense.
Iran's Courts Are Still Blaming Rape Victims for Their Attacks
Rayhaneh Jabbari faces the death penalty for killing her attacker in self-defense.