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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
YEMEN

Yemen: Latest Setting For A Middle East Proxy War

Jamie Tarabay
GERMANY

Germanwings Pilot Prompts Fierce Online Debate On Mental Health

Mike Spies
SCIENCE

Blatant Fraud Discredits 43 Major Scientific Studies

Joshua A. Krisch
TRAVEL

Pilots Recognized Signs of Suicide In Germanwings Crash

Sarah Kaufman
TV&MOVIES

The Hollywood Killability Index: The Actors Who Die The Most In Movies

Vocativ Staff
MEDIA

Germans Furious That Media Identified Germanwings Co-Pilot

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
FRANCE

See The "Car" French 14-Year-Olds Are Allowed To Drive

Jonathan Sanger
LGBT

Straight Brother Pushes Boy Scouts To Accept His Gay Twin

Luke Malone