Versha Sharma

Versha Sharma is a reporter at Vocativ covering beats from US politics to gay rights in Russia. Previously she wrote about the 2012 presidential election for MSNBC's Lean Forward and was an associate publisher at Talking Points Memo.
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GUNS
The Bundy Ranch Standoff Was Scripted

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy made headlines in April when he stood up to what he claimed was an oppressive federal government. Bundy, a 60-something rancher,

Posted: 07/14/14 16:17 EST
FUN
The Top 5 New Harry Potter Fanfic Subplots

It has been seven years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—the seventh and final HP book—was published, but author and general goddess J.K. Rowling

Posted: 07/09/14 14:13 EST
UKRAINE
Mike Tyson Weighs In On Ukraine

Vladimir Putin may have Steven Seagal on his side, but the good people of Ukraine now have Mike "Face Tattoo" Tyson. The retired boxer was

Posted: 07/08/14 14:05 EST
UKRAINE
The Great Wall of Ukraine?

The Great Wall of China. The Berlin Wall. The Green Line wall between Israel and the West Bank. Could a 1,200-mile-long wall of steel between Ukraine and

Posted: 06/17/14 09:07 EST
IRAQ
Terrorists Seize U.S. Weapons in Iraq

Foreign policy observers are calling it Iraq War III: Radical Sunni insurgents fighting under the umbrella of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

Posted: 06/16/14 09:23 EST
SOCIETY

Porn's Race Problem

Tracy Clark-Flory
US POLITICS

We Played Rand Paul's Space Invader Game So You Don't Have To

Jennings Brown
SYRIA

Migrant Rescue Charity Gets $1 Million In Donations After Viral Photo

Saar Fresco
CRIME

Teens Involved In "Experimental" Sexting Don't Often Face Prosecution

Tracy Clark-Flory
JUSTICE

A Brief History Of: Kim Davis Vs. Gay America

Jennings Brown
SPORT

Jim Harbaugh Has About a 50% Chance of Being a Good College Coach

Thomas MacMillan
SAUDI ARABIA

The Price For Saudi Support On Iran Deal? U.S. Help In Yemen War

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
SYRIA

These 13 Photos Show The Faces Of Syrian Refugee Struggle

Ryan Beckler