climate change

Inside the Courtroom Where Teens Are Suing the Government Over the Climate Crisis

Three judges will determine whether the landmark lawsuit will fizzle out or lead to a history-making trial.
Geoff Dembicki

I Played Meat Bingo at a Century-Old Oregon Dive Bar

Founded in 1926 by Russian socialists, Workers Tavern is the perfect place to win bratwursts and talk to whiskey-swilling grandmas.
Morena Duwe
Weed Week

The 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out. Here's What's Replacing It

Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.
Danielle Simone Brand
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Got Stuck in the Snow and Survived on Taco Bell Sauce for Five Days

"Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives."
River Donaghey
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Almost 200 People Got Trapped on a Train for Days in Oregon's Brutal Snowstorm

The train hit a tree and then got snowed in, with 183 people inside.
River Donaghey

The Strange Disappearances of Saudi Students Accused of Crimes in the US

The Saudi government is facing allegations that it helped its citizens escape trial for serious crimes.
Donovan Farley

Oregon Unconstitutionally Fined a Man $500 for Saying ‘I am an Engineer,’ Federal Judge Rules

Mats Järlström has won his First Amendment case against the state of Oregon: "This restriction clearly controls and suppresses protected speech."
Jason Koebler

It's a Really Good Time to Be a Weed Smuggler

Legalizing marijuana has hurt the black market within those states—but opened up more possibilities for cross-state smugglers.
Hayley Fox

I Conquered My Debt to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

I felt more in the four months I was on the trail than I had in the 20-plus years that came before then. But to realize my dream, it took an education in frugality to claw me out of financial ruin.
Ayesha Cording
Fridge Tours

Naomi Pomeroy Is the Self-Proclaimed Condiment Queen

The award-winning chef and cookbook author has a deep and abiding affection for mustard and Kewpie mayonnaise.
Farideh Sadeghin
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please, Give This Woman Her Giant Nose Back Immediately

Someone picked the nose from her porch last weekend.
River Donaghey
Fridge Tours

The Owners of Portland's Kachka Say Adulthood Comes with a Second Fridge

In Bonnie Frumkin Morales' first fridge: preserves and breakfast burrito ingredients. In the second: booze.
Farideh Sadeghin