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Kasich Vetoed Ohio's 'Heartbeat' Bill but Still Made Abortion Illegal After 20 Weeks

The Ohio governor opted for the less restrictive of the two abortion measures on his desk Tuesday, rejecting the bill that would have outlawed abortion after roughly six weeks into a woman's pregnancy.
Lauren Messman
12.13.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump claims he was holding back during the debate, former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93, Elon Musk announces his a plan to colonize Mars, and more.
VICE Staff
9.28.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama will veto a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, Hillary Clinton says she didn't think her pneumonia would be "that big a deal," the NCAA responds to North Carolina's "bathroom bill," and more.
VICE Staff
9.13.16
americas

Canada Adopts UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples, but Some Are Skeptical Anything Will Change

Cheers erupted as Canada announced it will fully support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, reversing the position of the previous government, which nine years ago made it one of four countries to reject the document.
Tamara Khandaker
5.10.16
politics

South Dakota Governor Vetoes Transgender Bathroom Restriction Bill

Ahead of his decision, Gov. Dennis Daugaard heard the concerns of transgender students about a bill banning them from using restrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities.
Colleen Curry
3.2.16
politics

US House Republicans Want to Block Syrian Refugees as France Agrees to Accept 30,000

The bill would require that the heads of the FBI, Homeland Security, and National Intelligence individually ensure that each refugee poses no "threat to the security of the United States."
Olivia Becker
11.19.15
News

We Know What Brought Down Flight MH17: What Happens Next?

While we finally have a real explanation, identifying those responsible and getting them into a courtroom is another story.
Girard Dorney
10.15.15
environment

Energy and Forestry Firms Say Indigenous People Should Have Power to Nix Projects in Canada

“Canada will never realize its full economic potential unless it tackles the question of how to work with First Nations to obtain consent for resource development," said a representative of the BC First Nations Energy & Mining Council.
Tamara Khandaker
9.21.15
environment

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Legislation — But White House Says Approval Still Possible

Just hours after Congress delivered its bill green-lighting construction of the project, the President sent the legislation back — just the third time he's used his veto power.
Robert S. Eshelman
2.24.15
Roy in Hollywood

Famous People Are Terrible

Our new weekly cartoonist is venerated comic book legend Gilbert Hernandez, one half (and sometimes one third) of the team of brothers who make "Love and Rockets."
Gilbert Hernandez
12.5.14