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
IRAQ

An Analysis of ISIS Quarterly Reports: Kill and Conquer

Adi Kochavi
SYRIA

ISIS Beheading of U.S. Journalist Posted to YouTube

Markham Nolan
FUN

Here's Why You Need to Chill With the Ice Bucket Challenge

Markham Nolan
RACE

Calm, Common Sense Finally Prevail in Ferguson

Brian Feldman
NIGERIA

Millionaire Buys 4,000 Bottles of Holy Water to Fight Ebola

Abigail Tracy
CRIME

Sisters Set to Become the First Women Ever Executed in India

Luke Malone
SPORT

Two People Dead at the Chess Olympics (No, This is Not a Typo)

Brian Feldman
APPLE

The 26-Year-Old Woman Waging War Against Sexism

Eric Markowitz