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El Chapo betrayed this cartel kingpin, then hired his lawyer

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán and Alfredo Beltrán-Leyva were friends and relatives by marriage — until they became bitter enemies. They worked together to become two of Mexico’s most powerful drug lords,

Parents of Mexico’s 43 missing students take matters into their own hands

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Mario González hoped the Ayotzinapa teacher training college in southern Guerrero state would provide his 22-year-old son César with a pathway out of poverty. But César was

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of September 25

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

Duterte wants “lousy” U.S. to help fight drugs in the Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte denounced the United States in June, calling it a “lousy” country after a U.S. congressman criticized the regime’s bloody war on drugs. Yet Duterte made a direct

U.S. to pull embassy staff out of Cuba as mystery attacks continue

U.S. embassy staff will soon be pulled out of Cuba over a series of mysterious sonic attacks, according to a Tuesday report. McClatchy said the State Department was planning to remove officials and
Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Sept. 25

Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Sept. 25

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

Azerbaijan police launch brutal crackdown on LGBTQ community

Azerbaijan has launched a brutal crackdown on its LGBTQ community, indiscriminately arresting more than 100 people and subjecting many to violence in detention, activists say. Citing accounts from

This guy flies drones over coal mines to monitor toxic slurry lakes

Junior Walk is a 27-year-old environmental activist based out of Eunice, West Virginia, a small community in the Coal River Valley. For years now, he’s been waging a war against coal mining companies

Russia investigation to probe “foul corners” of 4Chan and Reddit

A congressional committee probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election could broaden its investigation to look at Reddit and 4Chan as potential tools of clandestine activity, according to a
Trump wants to prioritize refugees who can “assimilate”

Trump wants to prioritize refugees who can “assimilate”

The Trump administration wants to give preferential treatment to refugees based on those likely to achieve “successful assimilation” in the United States, according to a report to Congress obtained by

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of September 25

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
Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Sept. 25

Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Sept. 25

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
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

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

At least 58 dead in “beyond horrific” Las Vegas massacre

Update 12:04 A.M. At least 58 people are dead and more than 515 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Police identified Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada as the shooter.

Over 800 injured in violent clashes during Catalan independence vote

Catalan regional leader Carles Puigdemont has demanded that all Spanish national police withdraw from the region, after more than 800 people were injured in violent clashes at polling stations in
Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Oct. 2

Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Oct. 2

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

Vegas shooter had an arsenal of guns, chemicals, and ammunition

The gunman in Sunday’s Las Vegas mass shooting had amassed an arsenal of at least 42 guns, a batch of potentially explosive chemicals, and thousands of rounds of ammunition, police said Monday. He was
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

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

Catalan independence won’t be stopped, politician vows

Catalonia will declare independence from Spain on Monday, a pro-independence lawmaker claimed Wednesday, further dimming hopes of de-escalating tensions between Madrid and the semiautonomous region.

Survivors tell us what should be done about mass shootings

The mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday has again led to renewed calls for stricter gun regulations and better enforcement of existing laws, including from some members of Congress. With 58 dead and
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