Sarah Kaufman

Sarah is World Reporter at Vocativ's New York office. She recently graduated with a master's from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and specializes in Russian language and foreign policy.
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JUSTICE
Obama’s Attorney General: Waterboarding Is Illegal

President Obama's nominee for U.S. attorney general, Loretta Lynch, faced the Senate Judiciary Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday in the first day of her confirmation hearing. Lynch's

Posted: 01/28/15 15:33 EST
SOCIETY
Report: Freedom Isn’t Free

Less than half the countries of the world are fully free, according to Freedom House's annual report on the condition of political rights and civil liberties.

Posted: 01/28/15 12:53 EST
SCIENCE
Near-Miss Asteroid Video Puts Juno To Shame

While a lot of America was bracing for snowmageddon 2015 Tuesday, an asteroid with its own moon passed just 745,000 miles from Earth. NASA carefully

Posted: 01/27/15 14:33 EST
RUSSIA
Three Russian Spies Charged, One Arrested In New York

Federal authorities announced charges Monday against three Russians for participating in a spy ring. They were all charged in connection with Evgeny Buryakov's service to Russia

Posted: 01/26/15 16:20 EST
SCIENCE
Extreme Snow Is A Symptom Of Climate Change

Blizzards like today's East Coast behemoth are directly linked to climate change, and they could become part of the normal pattern of how we experience

Posted: 01/26/15 11:28 EST
ISIS
ISIS Confirms Killing Of Japanese Hostage

Islamic State militants confirmed Sunday they had decapitated one of two Japanese hostages after the Japanese government declined to send the ransom of $200 million the

Posted: 01/25/15 17:19 EST
UKRAINE
Ukrainian Dashcam Video Captures Deadly Attack

On Saturday, several rockets reportedly killed dozens in Mariupol, a Ukrainian city with a population of 500,000. The attacks were most likely launched by pro-Russian rebels,

Posted: 01/25/15 10:54 EST
MEXICO
The 4 Drones Mexican Drug Lords Should Be Using

Police discovered a drone carrying meth Tuesday night after it crashed to the ground in Tijuana, Mexico, during an apparent failed smuggling operation. Identified as the DJI Spreading Wings 900,

Posted: 01/22/15 15:43 EST
NIGERIA

ISIS May Be Partnering With Boko Haram On New Media Outlet

Sarah Kaufman
SOCIETY

A Breakdown Of Anita Sarkeesian's Weekly Rape And Death Threats

Luke Malone
TV&MOVIES

Scientology Mounts Vicious New Smear Campaign Against Its HBO Enemies

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
SOCIETY

Report: Freedom Isn't Free

Sarah Kaufman
LEBANON

Three People Killed In Burst Of Israel-Lebanon Shelling

Oren Dotan
INFOSEC

Snowden Docs Reveal Massive Surveillance Dragnet In Canada

Eric Markowitz
APPLE

Game Over: Apple Wins, Sony Loses

Eric Markowitz
HEALTH

Mexico City Is Trading Metro Cards For Squats

Luke Malone