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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
Junk Science

Junk Science: We Are NOT On The Brink Of An Ice Age

Joshua A. Krisch
INTERNET

The Creepy World Of Reddit Sex Crime Confessions

Tracy Clark-Flory
SPACE

How Color Photos Travel 3.6 Billion Miles From Pluto To Earth

Brian Patrick Byrne
JUSTICE

Bringing Police Body Cameras Into Focus

James King
LGBT

Transgender Inmate's Repeated Sexual Assault Highlights Grim Reality

Luke Malone
SPORT

Here's How Many People Survived Shark Attacks Last Year

Jennings Brown
FUN

When Pigs Fly: The Numbers Behind JFK's New Luxury Animal Terminal

Sarah Kaufman
DRUGS

The States That Don't Want To Legalize Marijuana

Sarah Kaufman