Baltimore

The Mysterious Death of Freddie Gray

When the Baltimore man was arrested, he was alive and well. By the time he reached a police station, he couldn't breathe or talk. What happened?

A Subway-Style Map of San Francisco's Historical Trains

It was created using a collection of 1937 railway timetables.

Every UFO Sighting Since 1933, Mapped

This animated data viz reveals that aliens don't shy away from cities.

How Black-Owned Businesses Help Reduce Youth Violence

A new study links growth in African American entrepreneurship to a decline in black youth violence between 1990 and 2000.

NASA Builds a Nightmare Room of Solar Fire

A new exhibit throws viewers into the boiling plasma and eerie soundscape of the sun.

New England Could Get Yet Another Snowstorm This Week

An impressive-looking system might dump even more snow Thursday into Friday.

The New England Blizzard's Winds Will Be 'Just as Bad' as the Snow

Expect downed trees, massive waves, and widespread, lasting power outages.

Predict Your Own Thanksgiving-Snowstorm Travel Misery

The National Weather Service has an experimental new tool that shows the weather hazards along your journey, including predicted snow accumulations.

The First Step to Success? Being Heard

For 15 years, one organization has improved outcomes for Baltimore youth with a surprising tool: the debate team.

The U.S. Cities With the Worst Climate Change-Related Flooding

Rising sea levels have kicked up flood days by as much as 900 percent along parts of the East Coast.

Where to View This Weekend's East Coast Rocket Launch

On Sunday, set your sights east to catch the fiery ascent of a resupply for the International Space Station.

In 1914, Baltimore Wanted You to Know It Was the Best City Ever

A digitally preserved program from the city's Star Spangled Banner centennial festivities boasts about an unparalleled new sewer system, among other amenities.

Explaining Baltimore's Complicated Relationship With Its Sister Cities

Does that urban sibling connection mean anything at all?

The U.S. Could Get More and More Super-Freezing Winters

The eastern part, anyway; in the West it will be hotter and drier, predict scientists.

How to Sell Poor, Inner-City Families on a Life in the Suburbs

This innovative Baltimore program moved thousands of residents to middle class neighborhoods. Most stayed.

East Coast Cities Plunge to Record-Low Temperatures

Baltimore set a new all-time low of 4 degrees, and that's warm compared to the weather elsewhere.

A Plan to Fix Baltimore's Speed Cameras By Reversing the Incentives

A lesson in bad government contracting.

Life Along Route 1 in the 1940s

What one photographer discovered documenting life between the Nation's Capital and the Mason Dixon Line.

The Secluded Homeless Camps of Baltimore

Photographer Ben Marcin found the people who live off the grid.