Tag: Culture

YouTube Shooter: What We Know

On Tuesday afternoon, a woman attacked YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, California, shooting three people with a handgun before killing herself. Authorities identified the alleged shooter as Nasim Aghdam, a 38-year-old San Diego resident, according…

Inside America’s Only Government-Run Pot Dispensary

It’s barely been three months since Don Stevens stopped being mayor of North Bonneville, Washington, and he’s already feeling distraught about his legacy. We’re sitting on the misty banks of the Columbia River, nestled in…

Inside PETA’s Fight to Take Down the Iditarod

The Iditarod, the annual thousand-mile sled-dog race across Alaska, starts with something in between a parade, a dog show and a wilderness carnival. The streets of downtown Anchorage fill with more than a thousand yapping…

NXIVM: What We Know About Alleged Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor

On Monday, Mexican authorities closed in on Keith Raniere, co-founder of the controversial, cult-like self-help group NXIVM. The Albany, New York-based NXIVM is, according its website, “a community guided by humanitarian principles This article originally…