3 Young White Guys With a Machete Beat Up a Nonwhite Protester in Minneapolis

A group of young white men beat a non-white protester in Minneapolis as protests raged across the city, disturbing video obtained by VICE News shows. It’s just a snapshot of some of the chaos that’s engulfed the city since Monday, when George Floyd died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for more […]

I Told Riot Cops I’m a Journalist. They Forced Me to the Ground and Pepper Sprayed Me in the Face.

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. MINNEAPOLIS — The cop had his gun trained on me the moment he saw me. At this point, I already had my hands up, press ID in hand, and was yelling “PRESS” over and over and over. It didn’t matter. Not to […]

Protesters Facing Felony Charges in New York Could Wait Days in Rikers Before Their Hearings

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. In the three nights since protests erupted over the police killing of George Floyd, police have arrested 345 people in New York City. While the overwhelming majority of those arrested were charged with misdemeanors or nonviolent felonies, several have been charged with […]

NYC Mayor Blames Protestors for Cops Who Drove SUVs Through a Crowd of People

Hours after two NYPD SUVs were caught on camera plowing through protesters in Brooklyn, scattering bodies and sending one protester flying through the air, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said late Saturday he wished those officers had taken “a different approach.” “I’m not going to blame officers who are trying to deal with […]

SpaceX’s Historic Crewed ISS Launch Takes Flight

Elon Musk’s SpaceX made history on Saturday with the launch of its first spaceflight carrying astronauts, which is also the first crewed launch from U.S. soil in nine years and marks the beginning of an era of private sector spaceflight. This long-anticipated launch was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, but mission leads opted to […]

READ: Here’s Mike Flynn’s Declassified Conversation With Russia’s Ambassador

WASHINGTON — They were the phone calls that helped launch Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Now, they’re being weaponized as part of a fabricated, hyped-up scandal dubbed “Obamagate.” Back in December 2016, after President Trump was elected but before he took office, the incoming National Security Advisor Mike Flynn spoke […]

‘Hands Up Don’t Shoot:’ Brooklyn Erupts In Violence During a Second Night of Protests

A second night of protest across New York City was punctuated by brawls and skirmishes between angry demonstrators and police across lower Manhattan and south Brooklyn. As many as 200 people were arrested, and both police and protesters were injured. At one point, police attempted to commandeer a New York City bus to transport arrested […]

A Notorious Trailer Park Mogul Once Roasted by John Oliver Just Got Owned By His Tenants

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. For years, the residents of a low-income, majority-Latino trailer park in Austin, Texas say they’ve struggled under the thumb of two prominent investors known for snapping up cheap communities like theirs nationwide and raising the rents. But that all ended Friday when […]

The Supreme Court Might Be About to Make It Nearly Impossible to Stop Anti-Abortion Laws

The Supreme Court is expecting to rule in the coming weeks on the biggest abortion case of the Trump era. Technically, the case asks whether Louisiana doctors must possess admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, a requirement that would force all but one clinic in the state to close. But Louisiana has also raised the stakes […]