Two officials in Japan's ruling LDP party said Thursday that changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One suggested they still could be cancelled, and the other said even if they proceed, it...
Yet another mass shooting, and yet another unarmed Black man killed by police — plus more from the week in Opinion.
Both advocates and skeptics of the copycat theory recommend self-restraint by the news media.
We need to build places we can’t stop looking at. It will involve lots of plants.
Two new books, ‘Under the Sky We Make’ and ‘Overheated,’ lay out a plan to overcome our cynicism and anxiety and realize a sustainable, carbon-free future
President Joe Biden has announced a withdrawal of all remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September, about 20 years after the start of a war provoked by the deadliest terror assault on the...
Makar Tereshin has spent years documenting how Russian space programmes transformed landscapes, economies and communities
The story of how he wound up in a dangerous compound—and how he escaped
In 2019, the body of a man fell from a passenger plane into a garden in south London. Who was he?
Electric scooter rides soared from zero to 88 million a year between 2017 and 2019. But launching e-scooters in cities without safe infrastructure or clear rules of the road can be deadly.
There’s a notorious neo-Nazi political leader on the loose somewhere in Europe. Authorities say they can’t find him, but signs point to a commune of renegade conservative monks.
Our “Source Material” series takes you inside the insurrection, courtesy of the rioters and witnesses.
Plans call for organic maintenance of parks in communities nationwide.
Instagram confirmed to VICE that they deleted the account belonging to the wealthy son of a property developer who, over the last year, grew to be the face of Canada's anti-lockdown movement.
India and South Africa are pressing the World Trade Organization to waive patent rights to help ramp up vaccine production. There's a better solution.
In his latest Week in Review, Ian Dunt looks at David Cameron and the Greensill row.
The Welsh government is taking legal action against the UK government over its post-Brexit Internal Market Act which it says “severely...
Bernard Madoff, who was convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history, died on Wednesday in federal prison where he was serving a 150-year sentence, the Bureau of Prisons said....
Bernard Madoff masterminded the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, ripping off tens of thousands of people of as much as $65 billion.
Identity feels permanent, powerful, emotional and fragile. Identity has been used to unite college alumni (“we are!”), political factions and groups of all kinds. Criticism is not in sh…
It is 20 years since Jon Ronson wrote Them, his eye-popping investigation into conspiracy theorists. Now, in a world awash with tales of paedophile elites and puppet masters, is he any closer to...
The smartest people on Earth have a surprising lack of curiosity.
Researchers in the Philippines aim to catch thousands of bats to develop a simulation model that they believe will help avert potential pandemics
Allowing the vaccine to be distributed while experts reviewed the cases risks exposing more people to the possible problem. Pausing distribution, though, runs a different risk: potentially...
A ransomware attack against conditioned warehousing and transportation provider Bakker Logistiek has caused a cheese shortage in Dutch supermarkets.
The way he saw it, Robert Durst, the real estate heir suspected of three murders, had a way of flatly admitting to behavior that would embarrass most people. He talked openly of having no...
Over the last several years, millennials have rented to stay nimble and keep work opportunities open. Now, they're ready to buy.
Young people in a Missouri college town kept killing themselves. A parent of one victim is convinced that her son’s friend encouraged the deaths. Has a sinister figure been exposed, or is it a...
Workers are on the verge of going bonkers with their PTO.
The German socialist philosopher Erich Fromm sought to explain the social psychology of right-wing authoritarianism after the Nazis drove him into exile. His work is full of valuable insights that...
Publisher Simon & Schuster says it won't distribute the work following a backlash online.
As lockdowns drag on, it’s more likely we’ll 'see more non-adherence,' says expert
The event will feature Texas congressman Louie Gohmert and the chair of the Texas GOP, as well as several QAnon “celebrities.”
Britain's corner store workers have been subjected to masses of abuse during COVID.
A Guardian investigation exposes the breadth of state-backed manipulation of the platform