trump administration

plutonium

Trump Admin Secretly Shipped Plutonium to Nevada and State Officials Are 'Outraged'

“They lied to the State of Nevada, misled a federal court, and jeopardized the safety of Nevada’s families and environment,” Governor Sisolak said.
Becky Ferreira
1.31.19
emissions

US Carbon Emissions Spike in 2018 to Their Highest Levels in Eight Years

A new report estimates that American carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, due to Trump's policies, cold spells, and economic growth.
Becky Ferreira
1.8.19
Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood's New President Wants Politics Out of Women's Health Care

Leana Wen, the new head of Planned Parenthood, told BuzzFeed News she doesn't believe people seek out the organization's services to "make a political statement."
Marie Solis
1.8.19
she's running

Women Are Running for Office for Reasons Beyond Trump

In the first episode of VICE News's She's Running series, women candidates like Pearl Kim demonstrate how they're running on platforms that go beyond resisting Trump.
Broadly Staff
10.29.18
LGBTQ

Trump's DOJ Tells Supreme Court It's Fine to Discriminate Against Trans Workers

President Donald Trump's Department of Justice told the Supreme Court it doesn't consider anti-trans workplace discrimination a violation of federal law.
Marie Solis
10.25.18
#WontBeErased

'It Hurts Me at My Core': Trans, Intersex, and Nonbinary Teens Have Words for Trump

After news broke that the Trump Administration may try to define gender by "genitalia at birth," we spoke to trans and intersex teens to see what they make of the latest attempt to erase their identity.
Leila Ettachfini
10.24.18
Transgender rights

Advocates Have a Plan to Defeat Trump's Attack on Trans Protections

Activists and legal experts say they know what it takes to shut down the Trump administration's attack on transgender civil rights.
Marie Solis
10.23.18
sexual assault

New Trump Policies Could Leave Campus Assault Victims with Little Recourse

Yolanda’s case, which is now going through an appeals process, is one example of the impact the new proposed regulations on campus sexual violence issued by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos may have on students.
Kimberly Lawson
9.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

That Anonymous 'NYT' Op-Ed Spawned Some Darkly Amusing Memes

The president is tweeting about treason but at least we can all joke about it online!
Peter Slattery
9.6.18
teen pregnancy

Court Rules Trump Can't Use Pregnancy Prevention Funds on Abstinence Orgs

Federal judges ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood, which sued the Trump administration for letting abstinence-only groups apply for funds meant to help prevent teen pregnancy.
Marie Solis
8.31.18
Campus sexual assault

Betsy DeVos' Proposed Title IX Policies Harm Sexual Assault Survivors, Advocates Say

The Department of Education has outlined new guidelines that would protect the rights of the accused and leave the handling of sexual assault cases largely up to universities' discretion.
Marie Solis
8.30.18
immigration

Mollie Tibbetts' Family Members Speak Out Against Trump's Politicization of Her Death

When authorities charged an undocumented man with Mollie Tibbetts' murder, the Trump administration used it as an opportunity to push its anti-immigrant agenda.
Marie Solis
8.23.18
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