For a first-time buyer, the average home now costs eight times gross earnings, the highest ratio since at least 1983.
A plan to construct multi-unit buildings 7 stories tall has led to a battle in New Orleans.
The $8.50 cover charge hasn't stopped feline-lovers from flocking to Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium.
As more establishments seat people in close proximity, friendships are not forged.
The latest "Slow TV" hit from Scandinavia.
A stunning short film finds out why young men in the city of Kathlehong jump on moving rail cars despite the obvious, and potentially fatal, danger.
A hacked traffic light honks at drivers the instant the signal turns green.
An uber-rodent recently found in a Swedish kitchen is not the first humongous rat to horrify the world.
The decision comes after a year with the highest number of suicides since the late '60s.
An artist making humorous miniature scenes is transforming the city into Lilliput.
This intriguing new visual maps the symmetry of urban layouts.
Nearly 70 percent of the city's sewage spills, untreated, into the Atlantic Ocean and Guanabara Bay.
Cashless payments are great, but not if they nudge us toward paying more than we meant to.
The much-maligned Olympic Stadium will host two exhibition games, but don't expect the city to get a new team.
Blending the digital world with the analog.
One photographer's behind-the-scenes look inside this gigantic, high-volume film industry.
War of Streets and Houses explores how a city can simultaneously foster and crush social change.
A 1961 documentary about the non-profit group that got kids off the street.
The city still hasn't figured out what to do with an exposed 1.5 mile tunnel in the heart of downtown.