When residents of a polluted village went to complain to the government, an official appeared to be so drunk that he was not able to offer much of a response, Henan Television reported. The display was captured on video and posted online.
A senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies explains why he thinks President Xi Jinping is distinctly more powerful than his recent predecessors and is recasting the rules of Chinese politics.
Organizers in Jefferson County on Tuesday turned in more than double the signatures needed on petitions to order a recall election on three school board members in the second-largest school district in the state.
The marriage of a new Denver City Council member to a mayoral appointee in the parks department creates a "significant potential" for conflicts of interest to arise, the city's Board of Ethics says in an advisory opinion.