On a windswept, rocky outcrop high above the north coast of the Greek island of Lesbos, a small group of volunteers peered through binoculars at an inflatable boat bobbing across the waves a few miles away. Their jackets bore the …

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VICE News is closely watching policing in America. Check out the Officer Involved blog here. California made public a trove of data on Wednesday that shows striking racial imbalances in the state’s justice system, particularly regarding disproportionate rates of black people being …

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VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. A new report about deforestation and climate change contains a dire warning: If the world continues along its business-as-usual path, an amount of tropical forest …

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This story is part of a partnership between MedPage Today and VICE News. Everything about 33-year-old Vishal Chand pointed to a myocardial infarction — commonly known as a heart attack — when he presented to Tata Main Hospital in Jamshedpur, …

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Air pollution is killing about 1.6 million people every year in China, or nearly 4,400 people every day, accounting for seventeen percent of all the country’s deaths, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley found …

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