America's metro areas generate 80 percent of the country's GDP. But so far, that economic reality has not generated a proportional amount of political clout.
We're getting closer to understanding exactly what happens to our bodies when our bikes crash.
At events all over the country, neighbors who want their money to stay local are swarming mom-and-pop shops.
True silence may be impossible to find in New York City, but these spots are as close as you can get.
A new study suggests that zip codes are as important as genetic code in childhood obesity.
The neighborhood where Trayvon Martin died is the kind of place where people choose to live when they want to be safe – from crime, from outsiders, from economic uncertainty. Of course, it doesn’t always work that way.
In the municipal mascot department, it seems that North America can't compete with Asia.
We have built a city up around them, but amphibians and mammals alike have persisted by genetically diversifying.
An artist offers up a cabin experience in the city as an experiment in bartering for space.
Studies suggest city dwellers are meaner than their suburban counterparts. Here's what the researchers don't understand.
Plaintiffs allege the policy leaves black and Latino residents 'under siege in their own homes.'
Despite initial skepticism, a 6 ½ Avenue would merely legitimize behavior that is already happening.
Gardeners reclaim the half-built McMansions of the Irish countryside.
Left-wing activists threatened to "derail" the project, arguing it would speed gentrification.
The Homeless Detective, ADHD Girl and other urban problem-solvers invented by New York City students.
What Katherine Boo's new book teaches us about the country's sky-rocketing inequality.
There's outrage in New York City over how many drivers get away with killing people every year. Here's one idea to help save lives.
A new exhibit explores radical solutions for the nation's housing woes.
One designer's vision to turn Maine's rural Piscataquis county into a 125-acre car-free village.