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The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 18

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 18

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

The U.S. military is expanding on Guam and activists are fighting back

Guam is an island caught between two nuclear powers. If Kim Jong Un were to launch an attack against the United States, the small island would likely be his first target since it’s the military

Palestinians are uniting against Trump’s Jerusalem decision

President Trump’s decision to overturn decades of U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital continues to cause shockwaves amongst Palestinians in the region. Protests continue to rage

Watch Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, and Pinterest battle in a Pitch Perfect sing-off

What would bring together the hypercompetitive people from Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest during the holidays? A good old-fashioned a cappella sing-off, that’s what. In late November
Trump’s taxing week still took him one step forward to weakening Obamacare

Trump’s taxing week still took him one step forward to weakening Obamacare

To get this weekly Trump update sent to your inbox, subscribe here. On President Donald Trump’s 47th week in office, he threw his full support behind accused child molester Roy Moore — who went on to

Democrats are trying to make Republicans pay for net neutrality’s death

Congressional Republicans got exactly what they wanted when the FCC repealed net neutrality on Thursday: a regulatory rollback that didn’t require them to cast a vote in favor of a reform that 75
PHOTOS: Evacuated Bali residents wonder if the volcano will ever stop erupting

PHOTOS: Evacuated Bali residents wonder if the volcano will ever stop erupting

BALI, Indonesia — Farmer Wayan Kasih and her neighbors have had to move five times since the evacuations began in September, when Mt. Agung first showed signs of volcanic activity. “We don’t have

This actor is the biggest punching bag in Chinese film history

It’s the classic Hollywood story: an actor scores the role of a lifetime, leading to fame and fortune. Only for Frank Grillo, it’s playing out 7,000 miles from home. Grillo plays the role of “Big

4 big things you need to know about the final Trump tax bill

The final tax bill is here and it’s on the fast track to President Trump’s desk. Late Friday evening, Congressional Republicans released the final version of their Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, a large

Two more undocumented pregnant teens are fighting the Trump admin for abortions

Two more undocumented teenagers filed court documents against the Trump administration Friday in an effort to secure abortions before their pregnancies get too far along to legally obtain one. The

Trump tried to come for your birth control, but a judge stopped him

A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that will dramatically curb women’s access to birth control. U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone found

Female candidate for Congress drops out after being accused of sexual harassment

A female Democratic candidate for Congress announced Friday that she will drop out of her race in Kansas 3rd District following the news that she’d once been named in a lawsuit alleging that she

Chicago cops killed a mentally ill teen — and then the city tried to sue his family

When Quintonio LeGrier’s father called the police the day after Christmas two years ago, he wanted help dealing with his 19-year-old son, who was home from college and in the throes of a mental health

Looks like the Clean Water Rule has already been repealed inside the EPA

Black, foul-smelling sludge has reportedly been seeping out of the Environmental Protection Agency’s water fountains this week. Dan Becker of Safe Climate Campaign said a government staffer told him
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 11

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 11

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these
The GOP tax plan could send American democracy into a doom loop

The GOP tax plan could send American democracy into a doom loop

If history is any guide, rich Americans are about to help themselves to a fatter slice of the economic pie, leaving an even skimpier portion for the rest of the country. The reason is simple:

WATCH LIVE: Trump addresses the FBI Academy graduation ceremony

It could be a little awkward when President Trump addresses the FBI Academy’s graduating class Friday morning — after all, he’s been flinging criticism at the agency in recent weeks, saying it’s “in
Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Dec. 11

Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Dec. 11

Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the

New York woman allegedly laundered $85K in bitcoin to send to ISIS

Everyone’s looking to get in on bitcoin these days – even ISIS. An alleged supporter of the terror group in New York is facing 90 years in prison for sending ISIS tens of thousands of dollars in

Some British people think “youthquake” is the word of the year

2017 in a word: “youthquake.” That’s the word that Oxford Dictionaries says best sums up the year. What does it mean, you ask? Well, it’s a 1985 album by the British pop band Dead or Alive, apparently