Federal Government

Shutdown

"It's never been so hard": FBI agents say the shutdown is hurting investigations

Tess Owen
1.22.19
John Doe

The Trump administration wants to send a U.S. citizen to Saudi Arabia to be prosecuted

No one knows what's going to happen to "John Doe"
Alexa Liautaud
4.19.18
VICELAND

We Met the Americans Refusing to Recognize the Federal Government

Jamali Maddix sits down with a few self-declared "sovereign citizens" on the season finale of 'HATE THY NEIGHBOR.'
VICE Staff
3.27.18
climate change

Canada's Bold New Carbon Pricing Plan Isn't Enough to Meet Emissions Goals

But it's a start.
Jordan Pearson
5.18.17
Civil Rights

Obama's Civil Rights Enforcer Is as Worried as You Are

Vanita Gupta led the charge against shady cops in Ferguson, Chicago, and Baltimore. We asked her how bad it will get under Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions.
Matt Taylor
5.8.17
Weed Week

How the IRS Screws Legal Weed Businesses

The IRS targets legal cannabis businesses. Now the industry is fighting back.
David Bienenstock
4.17.17
politics

Why Is Trump Losing So Much?

After a headline-grabbing strike in Syria, let's not forget that the president has failed to advance most of his agenda.
Harry Cheadle
4.10.17
law and order

California chief justice wants ICE to stop stalking the courthouse

Carter Sherman
3.17.17
News

What Happens if Trump Never Fills All Those Empty Positions in the Executive Branch?

Following reports of an unusually chaotic and disorganized transition process, should Americans worry if positions in the executive branch are left vacant?
Mike Pearl
11.17.16
News

Gun Violence Researchers Actually Got Some Federal Funding

The new cash is encouraging, but still just a drop in the bucket compared to the federal money spent researching diseases like HIV and obesity, experts say.
Allison Manning
11.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

North Carolina Governor Drops 'Bathroom Bill' Lawsuit Because It's Too Expensive

Between court costs, lost tourism revenue, and company boycotts, HB2 has cost the state an estimated $395 million since it was passed in March.
VICE Staff
9.19.16
News

Why Is It So Hard to Fix a Violent Jail?

Inmates are dying preventable deaths as the feds try to get local sheriffs in line.
Alysia Santo
9.14.16
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