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
ISRAEL

Iranians Shout #ShutUpNetanyahu During Bibi Speech

Gilad Shiloach
NIGERIA

Boko Haram Adopts ISIS Style In New Beheading Video

Ross Keith
US POLITICS

And The Prize For The Wackiest Legislative Agenda Goes To...

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
ISIS

The Psychology Of Unmasking Jihadi John

Mike Spies
DRUGS

Georgia Execution Drug Pentobarbital Is Popular In Suicide Forums

Leigh Cuen
SCIENCE

How Pigeons Dodge Skyscrapers And Taxis

Joshua A. Krisch
INTERNET

Why Some Europeans Are Angry About Tinder Plus

Eric Markowitz
SOCIETY

Good Samaritan Hides Cash Surprises For Purdue Students

Leigh Cuen