Michigan

Policing

Michigan Cop Being Investigated for KKK Memorabilia Shot and Killed a Black Man in 2009

A man touring the officer's home discovered Confederate memorabilia, framed application for the Ku Klux Klan.
Emma Ockerman
8.9.19
Trump Democrats

Michigan's White, Blue-Collar Voters Helped Give Trump the White House. Will They Turn on Him in 2020?

Trump won Michigan by just over 10,000 votes in 2016 in part by promising to bring jobs back. But now GM is laying off workers.
Cameron Joseph
7.29.19
Weed

How Hippies Turned a College Town into 'The Dope Capital of the Midwest'

In the early 70s, far-left activists got the chance to govern Ann Arbor. The first thing they did was make weed essentially legal.
Adam Woodhead
5.22.19
beer

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Founders Brewery Can Move Forward, Judge Rules

The suit, filed by a former employee, alleges a "racist internal corporate culture" as well as structural discrimination.
Tom Perkins
4.25.19
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia beheaded a pro-democracy protester set to attend college in U.S.

Mujtaba al-Sweikat was one of 37 people the kingdom executed on what human rights groups say were trumped-up charges.
Emma Ockerman
4.24.19
politics

Trump's Latest Rally Started Michigan's Bitter Battle for the Presidency

In what's sure to be one of the most hotly contested states in 2020, both sides are gearing up for a fight that will come down to the last vote.
Sam Easter
3.29.19
WOLVES

Elite Canadian Wolves Airdropped Into Michigan to Kill Moose and Have Babies

The new arrivals bring the total wolf population of Isle Royale National Park to eight.
Becky Ferreira
3.6.19
Views My Own

Of Course Joe Biden Supported a Republican in a $200K Speech

Biden is a different kind of Democrat: the kind who lavishly praises Republicans who are fighting for reelection.
Harry Cheadle
1.23.19
Views My Own

Republicans Have Decided Democracy Is Not Good for Them

From Michigan to North Carolina, GOP legislators are proving they care more about clinging to power than the will of the voters.
Harry Cheadle
12.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Responsible Teen Drives 138 MPH Just to Make It Home Before Curfew

His parents must be so proud.
River Donaghey
11.30.18
FGM

Judge drops charges against doctors who performed female genital mutilation on 9 girls

The ruling overturns the federal ban on FGM in the United States, which was passed in 1996.
Tess Owen
11.21.18
2018 election

Everybody Loves Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.
Eve Peyser
11.7.18
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