500,000 Oregon Residents Have Been Evacuated as Wildfires Burn out of Control

“We haven’t abandoned you.” That was the pledge Oregon’s firefighters made Thursday evening to residents of the state, which is experiencing unprecedented wildfires that have caused widespread destruction, forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate, and caused the deaths of at least four people — including a 1-year-old boy. The Clackamas County firefighters were […]

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Chicago Now Has a Coronavirus Patient

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The new strain of coronavirus that’s killed 26 people and sickened hundreds of others, primarily in China, has reached a second U.S. state, the CDC confirmed Friday. A woman in her 60s is now being treated for the virus in Illinois. The […]

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