The disaster highlights the cost of careless urban planning and environmental mismanagement.
Skin problems and upper respiratory symptoms were reported by those living less than a mile from actively fracked gas wells.
We need get the housing market back to normal as quickly as possible. So isn't reauthorizing the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act a no-brainer?
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
We might be able to garden.
In D.C, developers and restaurateurs are now subject to the kind of disdain that punks once held for the former president. It's only partly deserved.
Living away from home for college offers lasting benefits. But that option is available to an increasingly privileged few.
Just about everybody thinks they'd be better off with more housing to buy than more apartments to rent, according to the State of the City poll.
Indian doctors and engineers are settling in the Midwestern city's suburbs, helping offset decades of population decline.
American homes are getting bigger and bigger. But it doesn't need to be that way.
Astronomers have named and mapped the supercluster of galaxies that contains our own.
The Industrial Revolution gets credit for kicking off the world's human population explosion, but new research suggests we should look further back.
The share of elderly Americans is increasing. National preparedness for their housing needs is not.
How the slob you were paired with freshman year will affect your figure, your mental health, and your drinking habits—for years to come.
Each of us has a unique bacterial fingerprint. New research indicates it's stamped all over our homes.
Rust Belt cities like St. Louis want to attract more immigrants, but few are integrating into African-American neighborhoods.
But whether America's cargo capital can support a real urban center remains to be seen.
A measure called "location affordability" makes major metro areas look like a bargain—and they are, for the wealthy.
More results from the Atlantic Media/Siemens State of the City Poll.