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
US POLITICS

Obama's Cabinet Picks Take Far Longer To Get Approved Than Reagan's

Mike Spies
SCIENCE

The Science Is Shaky When It Comes To Medical Marijuana

Joshua A. Krisch
GLOBAL

Migrant Death Toll Already 10 Times Higher As More Vessels Sink

Sarah Kaufman
SOCIETY

#RedMyLips Campaign Empowers Sexual Assault Survivors

Leigh Cuen
TV&MOVIES

Game Of Thrones Is Killing Mad Men On Social Media

Leigh Cuen
LGBT

Beating Of Transgender Prisoner Causes Outrage In Brazil

Luke Malone
RACE

On Anniversary Of Oklahoma City, US Terror Attacks Rise Again

James King
ISIS

The Islamic State Blueprint That Explains Its Rapid Growth

Sarah Kaufman