These smaller cities shine when it comes to attracting and keeping jobs.
Birmingham finds success with an innovative program to rejuvenate a neighborhood.
Promise programs are springing up in Rust Belt cities. But some are working better than others. Here's why.
Penn Hills, Pennsylvania's foreclosure woes have left it in deep trouble. At least two entrepreneurs are cashing in.
A new exhibit at Pittsburgh’s Holocaust Center explores the most infamous of Games.
With shelter space scarce, this winter has seen U.S. cities shelling out big bucks to house families in motels.
Baltimore's program to mediate disagreements between gang members successfully prevents homicides
Wet shelters may be connected to more deaths than we'd like, but they offer a last-resort home to the chronically homeless
The former city councilman has worked for decades to revitalize one of Pittsburgh's most dangerous and deteriorated neighborhoods.
Some of the most profitable hospitals in the nation are nonprofits, but they still receive tons of tax breaks
Not according to a new study - they just move to places where crime is already on the rise
Are the drug wars to blame for violence against Mexico's federal agents?
Why it took six years for the city to solve its waste problem
Two cities choose two very different paths in dealing with aging stadiums
Despite criticism, all city households will have garbage bins with tracking devices by 2015
Can cities maintain – or decrease – crime rates while cutting police budgets?