Why Have There Been So Many Train Crashes Lately?

We asked an expert about the strange recent series of major incidents on Amtrak lines resulting in six deaths and many more injuries.
Lauren Messman
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Earthquake off Alaska coast triggers tsunami warning, progressives rage at Dems for buckling on shutdown, FBI boss reportedly threatened to quit, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Government hours from possible shutdown, Supreme Court blocks ruling against gerrymandering in North Carolina, Trump appointee quits over gross history of hate, and more.
VICE Staff
Broadband Land

Half of West Virginia has Applied for Broadband Assistance

The state put aside extra funds for any county that wanted to invest in rural broadband. Half of all counties applied.
Kaleigh Rogers
not good

The Government Quietly Let Funding Lapse for Gun Violence Research

Take one guess how the NRA feels about this.
Jesse Hicks
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Corporate Sponsors Drop Trumpian 'Julius Caesar' over Assassination Scene

Delta and Bank of America announced they'd no longer be supporting the Shakespeare in the Park play, in which a Trump-like Caesar is murdered.
Drew Schwartz
the anti-science presidency

You Should Be Mad As Hell That Trump Wants to Cut Research Grants

If you're ever going to be sick or old, this affects you.
Susan Rinkunas
Canada Budget 2017

Canada Is Investing $2 Billion in a Climate Disaster Mitigation Fund

In its new federal budget, Canada invests in machine learning and teaching kids to code, but offers no real plan for how to address workplace automation.
Jordan Pearson and Bryson Masse
Ryan Zinke

Fake Cowboy Ryan Zinke Doesn’t Care About Our Land

The Interior Secretary extremely wants you to know he’s a real Montanan.
Sarah Emerson
Trump Budget

Nothing to See Here: Trump Cuts NASA and NOAA's Eyes on Earth

NASA fares relatively well overall in the budget, with the exception of its Earth science division.
Becky Ferreira
domestic violence

Trump Plans to Pull Funding for Violence Against Women Programs, Report Says

An expert in criminal justice reform and former senior adviser in the Office of Justice Programs at the Justice Department explains why the proposed efforts to reduce funding "are very concerning."
Kimberly Lawson

Jenny McCarthy’s Antivax Group Is Funding Scientific Research On Autism

A scientific publisher recently yanked a paper abstract after experts complained. It was mostly funded by Jenny McCarthy's Generation Rescue.
Bryson Masse