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News

What the Latest Mafia Bust Says About Organized Crime

The East Coast sweep charged 46 people and shows that even if the schemes change, some mobsters never will.
Seth Ferranti
8.9.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

A Brief History of Donald Trump and the Mafia

In the 1980s, the budding real estate mogul had a soft spot for wise guys.
Tom Robbins
4.29.16
News

Why Young Sex Criminals Get Locked Up Forever

Even after serving decades-long sentences, sex offenders are often held indefinitely in prison-like conditions—a situation that critics say is legally and ethically dubious.
Aviva Stahl
4.13.16
Photos

Photos of the Depressing Casinos of Atlantic City

German photographer Ricarda Messner spent 24 hours in New Jersey's Atlantic City capturing the slot machines, lights, and Donald Trump's gaudy Taj Mahal.
Ricarda Messner
1.24.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

CBGB Is Being Reborn as a Newark Airport Restaurant, for Some Reason

It will be a great spot to get seared togarashi tuna with wakame seaweed salad for $16 during a layover.
River Donaghey
12.22.15
Food

This Lady Is Suing the Cops for Letting Her Be a Wasted Mess

This woman is suing the cops due to their failure to provide adequate facilities and equipment to ensure her safety in the state of extreme drunkenness.
Hilary Pollack
10.15.15
OCEAN

Photos from the Miss Crustacean Beauty Pageant, a Contest for Hermit Crabs

These aren't your run-of-the-mill bikini-clad beauty queens – they are hermit crabs, the beloved crawly souvenir you likely made your parents buy you on the boardwalk as a child.
Amy Lombard
8.11.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Cop Was Ordered to Get Counseling After Posing for a Photo with Snoop Dogg

Also this week: A gas station attendant was fired for cleaning a woman's mirror with a plastic toy of a peeing child.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
4.6.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Guy Sued a Restaurant Because He Burned Himself While Praying Over Fajitas

Also this week: A woman allegedly knocked an old lady to the ground in a dispute over a handicapped parking spot.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
3.9.15
VICE on HBO

Watch Our HBO Report on the Genocide in Darfur

In the finale of our second season, we go to Darfur, where atrocities are still happening, even though the global community has mostly stopped paying attention.
VICE Staff
2.24.15
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue

My Friend Has Inked Some of the Worst Tattoos of All Time

I'm not talking ironic hipster tattoos of bacon or Rambo; I'm talking praying hands pressed together holding a machete or an Uzi in preparation for a holy war.
Chris Nieratko
2.15.15
Music

My Night with Aaron Carter and the Aaronators

Photographer Amy L​ombard hung out backstage with the teen heartthrob at a recent New York show.
Amy Lombard
12.8.14
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