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Late last night, VICE launched VICE News, an online news channel that will look to produce hundreds of hours of online video programming covering the underreported stories and breaking news we've come to expect from the media brand. The channel,...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies at 46

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died earlier today in his West Village apartment. The Academy Award winner was apparently found by a friend on the bathroom floor around 11:30 am after he could not be reached and his friend grew concerned....

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Nelson Mandela Passes Away at 95

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News broke of Nelson Mandela’s passing yesterday, a man who will be remembered for spending 27 years before an international campaign successfully lobbied for his release. His relentless fight against apartheid and continuous philanthropic efforts can’t be overlooked and will serve as key notes for his legacy. He was the first black to become the President of South Africa, a role he held for one term before refusing to go a second time. After leaving office, Mandela became an elder statesman and focused his time and energy on charitable work in combating poverty and HIV/AIDS through the Nelson Mandela Foundation amongst other things.