A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Decades of conflict left Lebanon without public parks. Now activists are trying to bring them back.
Each of us has a unique bacterial fingerprint. New research indicates it's stamped all over our homes.
As classes resume, school districts around the country try different approaches toward police on campus.
It's the end of the summer, but it's starting to feel like the end of an era.
Some top mathematicians and computer scientists are devoting time to the problem.
Houston can't quit the Eighth Wonder of the World—but it can't quite decide what to do with it, either.
But whether America's cargo capital can support a real urban center remains to be seen.