The Alabama councilman has refused calls to step down after his outburst, which left one of his Black colleagues in tears.
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Amazon spent $1.5 million to beat Kshama Sawant and back its approved candidates. It may have ended up unifying its opposition.
The Suns got an outlandish deal for arena renovations, but not before a man reminded everyone that he shot a councilwoman that supported funding for the Arizona Diamondbacks stadium in 1997.
They are challenging what they consider to be the establishment’s sluggish progress and lack of diverse representation.
"Was it getting my sphincter bleached, is that what I earned my income for? No, that would be you."
Local police are reportedly investigating David Martinez, a Ward 4 candidate in St Paul, Minnesota, for revenge porn.
"If someone wants to yank a guy's crank, I say let 'em."
So far, residents of Pilot Rock, Oregon, are considering building a bird barrier, making a lot of noise, or taking the roughly 70 winged beasts out with shotguns.
President Trump made his opposition to the removal of confederate monuments very clear, but he may already be behind the curve, as communities like Lexington, Kentucky, take action on their own.
In honor of Pride month, VICE Impact is proud to spotlight LGBTQ leaders and trailblazers. 2017 is a big year for NYC politics with dozens of races on the ballot for primaries in September and the general in November.
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