kansas

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Guy Plead His Case for Legal 'Genital Massages' to a City Council

"If someone wants to yank a guy's crank, I say let 'em."
River Donaghey
7.10.18
Life Inside

Want to Escape a Criminal Past? Move to Alaska (Like I Did)

After I left prison, nobody would hire me. So I threw a dart at a map and wound up moving north.
J.T. Perkins III
5.4.18
crime

When a Drug Conviction Lands You on the Sex-Offender Registry

A strange law in Kansas means a history of drug offenses gets people lumped in with a very different kind of criminal.
Maurice Chammah
3.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Bunch of Teens Are Running for Governor of Kansas

Apparently, there's no age requirement for the highest office in the state.
Drew Schwartz
2.9.18
Views My Own

American Democracy Could Be at Risk in the 2018 Elections

The Trump administration is focusing on the wrong threats to the voting process. The consequences could be catastrophic.
Allan J. Lichtman
12.20.17
House Party

Here Are the House Seats Where Democrats Could Score Upsets in 2018

Democrats will be targeting wins in some unlikely places.
Robert Wheel
12.11.17
Views My Own

How the Democratic Party Fails Long-Shot Candidates Like My Dad

As a surprisingly close election in Kansas showed, national Democrats don't support the party's candidates equally. I should know.
Drew Millard
4.12.17
politics

Trump's Policies Could Spell Trouble in One of America's Reddest States

Kansas is as landlocked as they come, but is anything but isolated from the global economy.
Joel Mathis
3.10.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

White Suspect Charged with Shooting Two Indian Men in a Kansas Bar

At least one witness reportedly heard Adam Purinton say "get out of my country" before he allegedly shot and killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla.
Lauren Messman
2.24.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump got booed for his remarks at a charity dinner, the NSA contractor who stole intelligence files will be charged under the Espionage Act, a Mexican judge approved El Chapo's US extradition, and more.
VICE Staff
10.21.16
Autobiographies

Willie Cauley-Stein Opens Up About His Journey Toward the NBA

In this episode of VICE's 'Autobiographies,' the Sacramento Kings player talks about the decision to leave his small hometown in rural Kansas in order to pursue a career in the NBA.
VICE Staff
9.20.16
Stuff

The Struggles of Poor Parents Who Use Marijuana

On the first episode of the second season of 'Weediquette,' host Krishna Andavolu meets parents struggling to regain custody of their children after the state deemed they were irresponsible parents for using marijuana.
VICE Staff
9.1.16