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VICE News Reports
VICE News Reports

We bring you to the news, week by week. VICE News Reports takes you to the story as it unfolds, giving you... more

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Violence against Election Workers

A Department of Justice task force — who has been reviewing threats of violence against election workers— announced their findings... more

04 Aug 2022 · 29 minutes
“These are our lands”: Maroons Fight Mining in Jamaica

Last year, Alzo Slade took us to Jamaica, where residents are fighting against mining in the most ecologically sensitive part... more

28 Jul 2022 · 32 minutes
How the Hell Do You Make Friends?

Last year, our producer Sam Eagan set out on a journey to find his circle of friends and he recorded... more

21 Jul 2022 · 39 minutes
The Fall of Sri Lanka's Most Powerful Family

On Wednesday morning, Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country. This came after months of protesters filling the streets... more

14 Jul 2022 · 17 minutes
Young Thug and Gunna on Trial

At the beginning of May, musical artists Young Thug and Gunna along with 26 others were arrested and indicted in... more

07 Jul 2022 · 31 minutes
Living in a Post-Roe America

The anti-abortion rights movement has been strategizing a plan to overturn Roe v. Wade for years. Now what? Vice News... more

01 Jul 2022 · 25 minutes
Ending America’s Obsession With Gas Prices

Gas prices are high right now and people are feeling the squeeze. What does our relationship with the pump reveal... more

23 Jun 2022 · 23 minutes
Is Globalization Good for Afrobeats?

Afrobeats artists like Burna Boy and Tems are all over the top charts right now, but this style of West... more

16 Jun 2022 · 30 minutes
Social Media is Fueling Violence Against the Press

Earlier this year, a sharp spike in killings of Mexican journalists captured headlines worldwide. One of those killed was Margarito... more

09 Jun 2022 · 37 minutes
Getting More Guns in Florida Schools

In the aftermath of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, some are calling for stronger gun control... more

02 Jun 2022 · 38 minutes
Inside a Training for Armed Teachers

In the aftermath of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, some are calling for stronger gun control... more

31 May 2022 · 33 minutes
Teachers Are Already Armed

In the aftermath of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, some are calling for stronger gun control... more

27 May 2022 · 32 minutes
The VICE Guide to Spotting Union Busting

Union campaigns are way up this year. Workers at places like Amazon, Starbucks, and the Apple Store are fighting to... more

26 May 2022 · 31 minutes
Brittney Griner’s Path Home

Brittney Griner is one of the most well known WNBA players of all time – but for the last three... more

19 May 2022 · 26 minutes
Inside Russia’s Notorious Mercenary Group

In the wake of the Ukrainian War, a private military company called the Wagner group has come into the spotlight.... more

12 May 2022 · 35 minutes
Kai & Kimberly: A Texas Family’s Fight

Eleven year-old Kai Shappley has had a tough time just being a kid. Her whole life, the state of Texas,... more

05 May 2022 · 28 minutes
“Unfit for a Sick Society”: Living With Climate Anxiety

Opening your eyes to the immensity of the climate crisis can be incredibly frightening. So it’s no coincidence that climate-related... more

28 Apr 2022 · 25 minutes
“I Will Not Leave”: A Crackdown on Journalists in India

Last fall, many journalists across India found themselves cornered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s latest crackdown on the media. The... more

21 Apr 2022 · 20 minutes
When Ghana’s Renaissance Got Controversial

Ghana has become one of the latest tourism hot spots. And yet recently a string of celebrity visits has sparked... more

14 Apr 2022 · 20 minutes
The Perfect Recruits: How US Marines led a Massive Human Smuggling Ring

With their closely trimmed hair, clean-cut look, and Marine Corps stickers on their cars, young Marines made the perfect smugglers... more

07 Apr 2022 · 21 minutes
From Musician to Explosives Expert: Myanmar’s Jungle Warriors

A little over a year ago, Ko Aung (not his real name) was living the life of a typical thirty-something... more

31 Mar 2022 · 28 minutes
Update from Kyiv

This month we have brought you audio diaries from people who are living in Ukraine. While we are planning to... more

25 Mar 2022 · 2 minutes
Has the US Nabbed Honduras' Narco-Presidente?

Just shy of two months since leaving office, former President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez will soon be extradited to... more

24 Mar 2022 · 21 minutes
Is a Crypto-Utopia Possible?

The dream of a crypto-powered utopia is nearly as old as Bitcoin itself. Motherboard reporter Edward Ongweso Jr. takes us... more

17 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
Life During War

A 31-year old woman named Katia in Kyiv—who we met last week—continues her audio dispatches from a city bracing for... more

10 Mar 2022 · 40 minutes
On the Ground in Ukraine

As Russian forces advance further into Ukraine, we hear from those in the midst of the unfolding war. Reporting from VICE... more

03 Mar 2022 · 37 minutes
Introducing: Authentic: The Story of Tablo

Korean hip hop star, Tablo, was at the height of his career in 2010. His group, Epik High, was beating... more

24 Feb 2022 · 39 minutes
He Asked a 9/11 Plotter About Flight Lessons. What Now?

Twenty-five year old Arkeuntrez Washington was recently released from federal prison for arms trafficking. His re-entry comes with a lot... more

17 Feb 2022 · 27 minutes
Will Russia Invade?

The whole world holds its breath, wondering: will Russia invade Ukraine? In some regards, they already have. Over the past... more

10 Feb 2022 · 29 minutes
Waiting for JFK

The QAnon conspiracy theory has long been fixated on certain dates, most recently on the anniversary of President John F... more

03 Feb 2022 · 38 minutes
Gangs, Disappearances, and the ‘World’s Coolest Dictator’

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador, came to power as a millennial anti-politician in 2019. Riding high on what is... more

27 Jan 2022 · 32 minutes
“Where Does This End?”: The Rise of Ultra-Fast Fashion

E-commerce clothing hub Shein is now one of the world’s biggest fashion companies, beating out Amazon as the most popular... more

20 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
Election Workers Under Threat

The seemingly unstoppable conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was stolen from President Trump, “The Big Lie,” has led to... more

13 Jan 2022 · 27 minutes
God, Guns, and January 6

Among the thousands of people who participated in the riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 2021 was Pastor... more

06 Jan 2022 · 30 minutes
Weekend World (ReAir)

For the holidays we’re re-airing some of our favorite episodes from this year. Weekend World is an audio portrait of... more

30 Dec 2021 · 40 minutes
Monaea, a 2020 Diary (ReAir)

This week we’re re-airing our award-winning episode, Monaea, a 2020 Diary.2020 was a YEAR. To try and make sense of... more

23 Dec 2021 · 47 minutes
Bloody and Broke: Fighting the UFC

Once considered a sideshow, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now one of the world’s most popular sporting organizations. Today,... more

16 Dec 2021 · 31 minutes
Boys’ Love, Censored

One of the most popular shows in China was, Word of Honor, a supernatural martial arts epic that most fans watched... more

09 Dec 2021 · 28 minutes
No End in Sight

After a year of violent conflict, an intensifying civil war in Ethiopia has no end in sight. Now the conflict... more

02 Dec 2021 · 30 minutes
Lessons from a Supertaster

Smell is flavor. And getting any pleasure out of eating can be pretty hard without a sense of smell. For... more

25 Nov 2021 · 22 minutes
White Nationalists on Trial

The leaders of the deadly 2017 ‘Unite the Right’ rally are on trial in Charlottesville, Virginia this month for allegedly... more

17 Nov 2021 · 18 minutes
Introducing: A Show About Animals

Today we are sharing an episode from one of our newest series -- A Show About Animals. This season, we... more

11 Nov 2021 · 36 minutes
‘It’s Rough Out Here’: A VICE Guide to Making Friends

After an emotional break up, our producer Sam Eagan discovers that his circle of friends has pretty much disappeared. Eager... more

04 Nov 2021 · 38 minutes
‘He’s Gonna Die With Us’: Sovereign Citizen Globalizes

Recently, in Ireland, a video emerged of an elderly COVID patient caught in the middle of a tug of war... more

28 Oct 2021 · 28 minutes
How to Botch a Coup (in Venezuela)

Back in May of 2020, a few ex-Green Berets and about 60 Venezuelans tried to overthrow the government of President... more

21 Oct 2021 · 32 minutes
South Africa v. Jacob Zuma

This month, South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma may finally go to trial after decades of alleged corruption. For South... more

14 Oct 2021 · 26 minutes
The 25-Year-Old Who Negotiates with Boko Haram

Nigeria continues to grapple with a kidnapping crisis. Thousands have been abducted over the past decade, making kidnapping for ransom... more

07 Oct 2021 · 37 minutes
My Cousin Baptized my Dead Relatives

Our host Arielle Duhaime-Ross recently learned that their cousin had been baptizing dead family members into the Mormon Church —... more

30 Sep 2021 · 40 minutes
The Fight for Jamaica’s Red Gold

Decades of mining has taken a toll on Jamaica’s land and people. Now, the government wants to move mining operations... more

23 Sep 2021 · 37 minutes
Weekend World

An audio portrait of one weekend across planet Earth. Experience the last weekend in July through the eyes of young... more

17 Sep 2021 · 41 minutes
“I knew I was being spied on”: The 9/11 Effect

This week marks twenty years since the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. Two decades later, 9/11 is less of... more

09 Sep 2021 · 36 minutes
The 'Lion Man' Taking On Puerto Rico's Government

Puerto Rico has spent much of the last five years in turmoil -- Hurricane Maria, earthquakes, the resignation of their... more

02 Sep 2021 · 43 minutes
Inside A Mysterious Anti-Sex Trafficking Group

The anti-child sex trafficking group Operation Underground Railroad has become increasingly popular in the age of QAnon, and has been... more

26 Aug 2021 · 40 minutes
Embedded With Afghan Special Forces Who Fought for Kandahar

Since the fall of Kabul, a lot of focus has been on the failures of the American trained Afghan military. VICE... more

19 Aug 2021 · 36 minutes
Bruce's Beach

In 1912, a Black couple named Charles and Willa Bruce bought a parcel of land in Manhattan Beach, CA and... more

12 Aug 2021 · 47 minutes
Inside a Disinformation Machine

How a little known Chinese spiritual movement called Falun Gong became one of the most influential digital publishers of anti-China,... more

05 Aug 2021 · 47 minutes
In Search of a Black Utopia

This past year our producer Adizah Eghan noticed an interesting trend on social media: everyone seemed to be living it... more

29 Jul 2021 · 46 minutes
Punk Rock v. Europe’s Last Dictator

For the better part of a year Belarus’s authoritarian leader has sought to crush dissent by any means necessary --... more

22 Jul 2021 · 32 minutes
Behind the #BlackTikTokStrike

A growing tension between TikTok and Black creators has come to a head in recent weeks with some creators making... more

15 Jul 2021 · 33 minutes
What Led Up to the Assasination of the Haitian President

On Wednesday, Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was killed in an attack at his home, destabilizing an already precarious situation in... more

08 Jul 2021 · 37 minutes
Colombia Rising

For the last two months Colombia has been swept up by nation-wide protests, with clashes between police and protestors, hundreds... more

01 Jul 2021 · 42 minutes
“Find this Fuck”: Inside the Citizen App

The Citizen app is advertised as a public safety tool: a place where people can connect, inform, and “protect one... more

24 Jun 2021 · 42 minutes
A Conversation with Philonise Floyd

May 25th marked a year since the world watched the killing of George Floyd. His name and the video of... more

28 May 2021 · 17 minutes
The Great Pokémon Crisis

The hottest investment right now isn’t cryptocurrency or NFTs, it’s Pokémon cards. The pandemic collectibles boom has skyrocketed Pokemon card... more

27 May 2021 · 31 minutes
Reporting From Jerusalem

VICE News Correspondent Hind Hassan reports from on the ground in Jerusalem amidst the ongoing military offensive on the Gaza... more

20 May 2021 · 41 minutes
On #Solidarity

Over the past year, there have been numerous incidents of anti-Asian violence across the country. And after back-to-back videos of... more

13 May 2021 · 50 minutes

As a teenager, VICE journalist Adreanna Rodriguez was given a choice that would alter the course of her life. It's... more

06 May 2021 · 39 minutes
Return To: Country of Origin

Museums the world over are filled with stolen works of art and artifacts. One man named Mnyaka Sururu Mboro has... more

29 Apr 2021 · 42 minutes
Introducing: Strongman

Today we are sharing an episode from one of our newest series -- Strongman. It’s a show that takes on... more

22 Apr 2021 · 47 minutes
A Perilous Journey

A surge of migrants from around the world has begun arriving at the US’s southern border, some having traveled thousands... more

15 Apr 2021 · 41 minutes
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As a teenager, VICE journalist Adreanna Rodriguez was given a choice that would alter the course of her life. It's a choice... more