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Policing

How Police Are Dealing with Officers Spewing Hate Online

Hundreds of officers are being scrutinized for racist and homophobic Facebook posts.
Tess Owen
6.25.19
police

72 Police Officers in Philly Just Got Put on Desk Duty for Writing Violent and Racist Facebook Posts

“We are equally as disgusted by many of the posts that you saw and in many cases, the rest of the nation saw."
Tess Owen
6.20.19
tech-social-media

Security Contractor at Facebook Content Moderation Facility Arrested for Allegedly Threatening People With a Gun

The individual worked at a facility belonging to Cognizant, a Facebook contractor. Police arrested him while at work, but the alleged assault didn't happen on site.
Joseph Cox
6.7.19
hate

A teen brought potassium nitrate to school after allegedly threatening to "blow up a Muslim church"

A classmate told his parents that one of his peers had talked about his desire to attack a mosque.
Tess Owen
4.24.19
sexual assault

Cops arrest alleged father of child conceived while woman was in a vegetative state

A 36-year-old nurse at the Phoenix care facility is the suspect
Rex Santus
1.23.19
Noisey News

Marvel at Pedro The Lion's Quietly Crushing Tiny Desk Concert

David Bazan brought Erik Walters and Sean Lane to NPR to perform "When They Really Get to Know You They Will Run," "Yellow Bike," and "Kept Secrets."
Alex Robert Ross
11.8.18
New music

After 15 Years Away, Pedro The Lion Is Back with "Yellow Bike"

David Bazan will return on January 18 with 'Phoenix,' his first new album as Pedro The Lion since 2004's 'Achilles Heel.'
Alex Robert Ross
10.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Boston Flight Diverted Because Drunk Bro Wouldn't Stop Doing Pull-Ups

Turns out the middle of a flight is a bad time to get those gains.
Drew Schwartz
10.2.18
Cornish pasty

How an Old Timey British Pastry Got Super Popular in Arizona

The Cornish pasty is an unlikely desert staple.
Noah Austin
8.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Hailstorm Completely Obliterated This American Airlines Plane

"Things were flying. Passengers throwing up. Scariest flight of my life," one passenger said.
Drew Schwartz
6.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Livestream of a Cat Stuck on a Pole Was Fucking Incredible

The world watched with bated breath on Monday.
River Donaghey
3.26.18
autonomous cars

Uber Self-Driving Car Kills Arizona Woman, the First Pedestrian Death By Autonomous Car

The death of an Arizona woman hit by an Uber self-driving car marks the first pedestrian fatality by an autonomous vehicle.
Sarah Emerson
3.19.18
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