Charges Dropped Against Woman Accused of Killing Her Fetus Because She Was Shot While Pregnant

Charges Dropped Against Woman Accused of Killing Her Fetus Because She Was Shot While...

Charges against Marshae Jones, the pregnant Alabama woman arrested for killing her fetus, were dropped by prosecutors on Wednesday. The announcement by Lynneice Washington, the district attorney for part of Jefferson County, is seen as a victory for Jones and for reproductive health rights, especially in Alabama, where a strict new abortion ban potentially criminalizes…
Ohio’s “Heartbeat” Law Just Got Blocked

Ohio’s “Heartbeat” Law Just Got Blocked

This is a developing story. Please refresh for updates. A federal judge temporarily blocked an Ohio law that would have banned abortion as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Ohio, and Planned Parenthood had all sued over the near-total ban,…
El Chapo Isn’t Getting a New Trial

El Chapo Isn’t Getting a New Trial

Listen to the VICE News podcast "Chapo: Kingpin on Trial" for free on Spotify Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán successfully busted out of two Mexican prisons, once by hiding in a laundry cart and later by riding a motorcycle through a mile-long tunnel. But his attempt to escape his recent conviction in the United States has…
These Photos Show What It’s Like at Overcrowded Border Patrol Stations

These Photos Show What It’s Like at Overcrowded Border Patrol Stations

Want the best of the VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. For weeks, immigrants’ rights advocates have alleged that hundreds of migrants, many of them children, are being crammed into crowded, dirty Border Patrol facilities for long stretches of time. And now there’s plenty of photographic evidence: Two recent government reports and…
Congress Members Who Toured Shelters for Migrant Kids Were Concerned by What They Didn’t See

Congress Members Who Toured Shelters for Migrant Kids Were Concerned by What They Didn’t...

Want the best of the VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The members of Congress who visited Homestead — a South Florida shelter for migrant children plagued by allegations of abuse and mistreatment — were shocked by what they saw Tuesday. Or rather, by how much they didn’t see. Pennsylvania Rep. Madeleine…
The White House Is Doing Heck of a Job at the Border, According to the White House

The White House Is Doing Heck of a Job at the Border, According to...

While horrific conditions in migrant detention centers shocked the world in recent days, the Trump Administration ramped up a propaganda campaign lauding its own performance and portraying migrants as dangerous criminals. This latest clash in the immigration infowar ignited on Tuesday. As images and reports from overcrowded Customs and Border Patrol facilities lit up social…
Italy’s Hardline Anti-Migrant Interior Minister Is Going Postal Over a Rescue Boat

Italy’s Hardline Anti-Migrant Interior Minister Is Going Postal Over a Rescue Boat

A 31-year-old migrant rescue boat captain who defied the law to get people ashore was released from custody in Italy Tuesday evening. And Italy’s hard-line, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is furious. Salvini, a right-wing populist, has been locked in a public war of words with the German-operated Sea Watch 3 since it rescued dozens…
A 2-Year-Old Migrant Girl Has Gone Missing in the Rio Grande River

A 2-Year-Old Migrant Girl Has Gone Missing in the Rio Grande River

U.S. authorities are scouring the Rio Grande River at the U.S.-Mexico border, searching for a missing 2-year-old girl swept by the currents as she came into the country. Since Monday, divers with U.S. Border Patrol and the Mexican government have been searching the waters that claimed a Salvadoran father and his young daughter just last…
The U.N Says Europe’s Refugee Policies Just Led To The Deaths Of 40 Migrants In Libya

The U.N Says Europe’s Refugee Policies Just Led To The Deaths Of 40 Migrants...

An airstrike on a Libyan detention center for migrants killed 40 people Wednesday, sparking U.N. calls for an immediate evacuation of refugees from the war torn country. The airstrike on the Tajoura detention center, on the outskirts of Tripoli, was the deadliest strike since April, when warlord Gen. Khalifa Haftar launched a bloody assault to…
Iran Says It’s Ready to Resume Making Weapons-Grade Uranium

Iran Says It’s Ready to Resume Making Weapons-Grade Uranium

Iran has warned for months that it is ready to begin producing weapons-grade uranium unless Europe helps it avoid crippling U.S. sanctions. Now, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani says he’s prepared to make good on that threat. Rouhani warned Wednesday that his government will begin increased enrichment of uranium on Sunday. The warning comes just two…

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