Crime & Drugs
The DEA's war on narco-terrorism just got more complicated
For years, DEA operatives have posed as FARC rebels in order to bust suspected terrorists and drug dealers. What will they do now that peace is coming to Colombia?
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Donald Trump Revealed How He'll Force Mexico to Pay for the Wall, and It's Pretty Nuts
Mexico is still going to pay for it, and it'll only take a few days to convince the country, apparently.
Obama's Pick For Librarian of Congress Is an Open Access Champion
She's a tech-savvy, open access champion who supporters say could help bring the nation’s largest and most important library into the digital age.
How Scared Should I Be?
How Scared Should I Be of the NSA?
Most of the time, I don't give a shit that the government is spying on me. Turns out, I probably should.
The NSA’s Controversial Phone Surveillance Program Ends on Saturday
The Obama administration announces the end of the controversial NSA telephone metadata surveillance program.
A Look at France’s New Surveillance Laws in the Wake of the Paris Attacks
Just this year, France granted itself broad new surveillance powers. Here's how they may be used in the wake of the tragic attacks.
Judge Orders NSA to Stop Collecting American's Phone Records Immediately
A federal judge is trying to shut down the NSA’s most controversial program—again.
Did You Enjoy the 28 Days the NSA Stopped Spying on You?
A secret court just allowed the NSA to resume its bulk collection program.
Senate Approves Major Changes to Surveillance Laws in Passing USA Freedom Act
The Act remodels key parts of the Patriot Act, which allowed the government to conduct its controversial mass surveillance program.
Pro-NSA Senator: Surveillance Reform Is 'Resounding Victory' for Edward Snowden
The Senate finally passed an NSA reform bill.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
Everything You Need to Know About Rand Paul's Crusade Against the Patriot Act
With his blitzkrieg against NSA surveillance, the Kentucky Republican is returning to his roots, and his fans are loving it.
For the First Time in 14 Years, the NSA Can’t Get Your Phone Records
The Senate is letting a small portion of the Patriot Act expire, but just for a couple of days.