Scandalous songs like "Sorry I Got You Pregnant" are banned from radio in Jakarta. Also, a British town restricts sidewalk solicitors; Fruita, Colo., drops its "WTF" tourist campaign; a New York city tells frackers to get drilled.
The cramped city-state is only years away from running out of landfill space.
A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.
The city's unique policing system is deeply rooted in its history.
The nature of gang-related homicides varies widely depending on where you live.
Students in Le Roy, New York, are beset by an unexplained storm of tics and verbal outbursts.
A man in Daytona Beach, Fla., was recently taken to jail for spitting on the street. This is a good thing
International smugglers have tried to bring cow brains into Egypt four times in the past two weeks
A look back at how far downtown L.A. has come since the turn of the 20th century
Governments are struggling to move into gang-dominated slums in the cities of Latin America
San Francisco considers a plan for cheap public toilets that compost
Lists of the most dangerous cities don't actually tell us anything about those cities
Florida communities move to ban the urban sport
A town where cops callously pepper-spray students is not the city I know and love
A pilot program allows joint use of school playgrounds by communities in park-poor areas
Plans are once again underway to bring Dupont Circle's tunnels back to life—but will the neighborhood get behind it?
A 10-year effort to reclaim vacant lots in Philadelphia yields positive results
Police lock up perpetrator of hundreds, maybe thousands, of flat tires
2012 Games will bring with it an even broader surveillance infrastructure