President Obama nominated Ashton Carter to replace Chuck Hagel to become his next secretary of defense. The announcement ceremony — normally a staid affair — was notable.
After sweeping GOP victories in elections across the country, the coming Congress is likely to be less environmentally friendly than any in recent memory.
With disillusionment high and voter turnout expected to be low, today’s elections may not radically change a dysfunctional Washington — but the stakes still remain high.
The outcome of Tuesday's contest between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist will likely play a key role in how the state — and perhaps the entire country — responds to the looming climate change crisis.
Colorado's Thompson Divide — one of the largest remaining roadless areas in the West — is caught in a bureaucratic stranglehold that pits industry against community and government agency against government agency.
In Kansas — a key battleground state — it becomes apparent that the Keystone XL is a more visible political issue the farther away from it you are.
Tight races in battleground states tend to mobilize voters, but conversations in Colorado and Kansas reflect a palpable sense of disillusionment this electoral cycle.
VICE News spoke with Colorado's Rep. Jared Polis, a strong supporter of environmental causes and the first openly gay parent to serve in Congress.
VICE News is in Colorado, a political and environmental microcosm of the US, and where the vital midterm vote might decide who wins the Senate.
Obama’s visit visibly demonstrates American support for the region and its resolve to Russia — which will be further bolstered by Thursday's NATO summit.
‘There Has to Be More Pressure’: Michael McFaul, America’s Last Ambassador to Russia, Discusses Putin and Ukraine
VICE News speaks with the former ambassador about his experience serving US interests in Russia and his views on the crisis in Ukraine.
Alliances are shifting between the Korean Peninsula and the major powers who have been fighting for regional influence there for centuries.
America’s last ambassador to Syria made waves when he said he was “no longer in a position where I felt I could defend the American policy.”
Nothing will make you want to light up more than having to sit through a series of white guys passing judgment on DC’s new marijuana law.
President Obama's foreign policy has pivoted from making new friends to reassuring worried old ones.