America's First 'Craigslist Killer' Was a Six-Foot-Tall Norwegian Widow

At the turn of the 20th century, serial killer Belle Gunness became a tabloid sensation.


Cops Finally Made an Arrest in the Tampa Serial Killer Saga

Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, a former college student who worked at McDonald's, has been arrested in connection to a string of four fatal shootings.


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.


Desus and Mero Talk About Trump's Bizarre Phone Call with Duterte

The US president reportedly congratulated the Filipino leader on "the unbelievable job" he's done leading the country's drug war.


Obama Has Canceled His Philippines Visit After President Duterte Called Him a 'Son of a Bitch'

"Who does he think he is? I am no American puppet," the Philippine president said following White House criticisms of the country's bloody war on drugs.


Islamic State is committing genocide against Yazidis, UN investigation says

The accusations were made in a UN report, based on interviews with dozens of survivors, saying that the Islamist militants had been seeking to destroy the Yazidi population through killings, sexual slavery, and other crimes.


Bangladeshi Students Take to Streets After Activist Is Hacked to Death

Liberal bloggers being attacked with machetes has become a persistent phenomenon in Bangladesh, while the government fails to arrest the murderers and clamps down on freedom of expression.


Trapped Between Murder and Repression: Life as an Atheist Blogger in Bangladesh

Four bloggers and a publisher have been hacked to death in Bangladesh in 2015. Yet, as the survivor of a previous attack told VICE News, atheist writers there also have to deal with government repression.


What We Still Don't Know About the Mass Shooting in San Bernardino

On the morning after the deadliest mass shooting in America since 2012, we know the suspects' names but not a whole lot else.


Victims of South Sudan's War Were Raped, Burned, Made to Drink Blood and Eat Flesh

African Union investigators have released a report recounting a litany of horrors committed in the course of South Sudan's ongoing civil war, including routine gender-based violence and the indiscriminate killing of civilians.


Islamic Militant Group Circulates Hit List of International Bloggers and Activists

The list released by Bangladeshi hardline organization Ansarullah Bangla Team follows a series of hacking deaths of bloggers.


Why I Had to Watch the Videos of the Virginia Shooting

Maybe we should not be so quick to look away from this rare time when the gun violence that we all condemn can be so directly observed.