Final Impeachment Witnesses Are Dismantling GOP's Trump Defenses

WASHINGTON Fiona Hill and David Holmes have heard enough. The pair of senior administration officials tore apart Republicans main defenses of President Trump, painting a picture of a president who cared only for his own interests rather than Ukraines existe… [+4997 chars]

White Teen Charged With Hate Crimes After Posting Black Classmate as a 'Slave for Sale' on Craigslist

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. A white, teenage boy allegedly posted a photo of his classmate a black boy from the same Illinois high school on Craigslist with the caption slave for sale last week. And the black boys classm… [+2590 chars]

Biden Says He ‘Comes Out of the Black Community’: 7 Moments You Missed From the Democratic Debate

ATLANTA So much for Minnesota nice. During Wednesdays Democratic debate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) cut the fresh-faced South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg down to size, and all it took was just one devastating quip. I have all of the appreciation fo… [+9283 chars]

The U.S. Is Finally Supporting the Hong Kong Protesters — and China Isn't Happy About It

Five months after pro-democracy demonstrations began roiling Hong Kong, the U.S. is finally taking action to support the protesters. And China is not happy about it. On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills aimed at protecting the hu… [+4970 chars]

Iran Just Turned the Internet Back on After Four Days of Blackout

Irans government began reconnecting the country to the global internet on Thursday morning, more than four days after responding to widespread protests about fuel prices with an almost total internet blackout. Iran has been widely criticized for cutting off… [+4066 chars]

Fiona Hill to Blow Up the ‘Fictional Narrative’ That Ukraine Meddled in the U.S. Election

WASHINGTON President Trump's former top Russia expert will torch House Republicans for pushing a conspiratorial "fictional narrative" that Ukraine meddled significantly in the 2016 presidential election, while ignoring Russia's systematic interference, during… [+1402 chars]

Egypt’s ‘Accidental Revolutionary’ Wants to Overthrow Sisi Within Two Months

LONDON In September, Mohamed Ali almost toppled the Egyptian government by accident, posting viral videos about endemic corruption at the heart of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisis regime that sparked rare public protests on the streets of Cairo. That mini-upr… [+7201 chars]

The Trumps, Mark Zuckerberg, and Peter Thiel Had a Secret White House Dinner

Who are your four dream dinner party guests? If the answer was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania, and transhumanist and Trump donor Peter Thiel, then, unfortunately, youve already missed the boat. The quar… [+1968 chars]

Democrats Are Finally Addressing How Nobody Can Afford Their Rent

Affordable rental units for minimum-wage workers literally dont exist in much of America, but the Democratic presidential candidates havent made an issue of it until Wednesday nights debate in Atlanta. Tom Steyer, a billionaire from California, was asked d… [+2254 chars]

Gordon Sondland's Testimony Is Devastating for Trump

WASHINGTON Gordon Sondland was billed as the most dangerous witness against President Trump this week: And he did not disappoint. In gripping testimony Wednesday, Sondland confirmed a quid pro quo at the heart of Democrats impeachment case, and said Trump a… [+5482 chars]