The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Ukraine’s military attacks rebels who seized an eastern airport, heavy rain makes life harder for South Sudan’s displaced, seven American states are suffering severe drought, and Mexican ads encouraging breastfeeding are anything but well-received.
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Military Launches Air Strikes Against Pro-Russia Separatists
The rebels had stormed Donetsk airport in the country’s embattled east. Read more:
Thousands Lack Basics to Endure Rainy Season
Refugees cope with leaky roofs and standing water, worsening already dire conditions in the camps.
Seven States Experiencing Severe Drought
At the top of the list, more than 60 percent of California is completely parched.
Breastfeeding Campaign Draws Heavy Criticism
Women’s groups say the ads, which feature glamorous models, is sending the wrong message.
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