FEMA and cell phone carriers are encouraging customers to use SMS.
Large parts of New York City are in the dark and under water.
Hint: The really ugly part will be the storm surge.
As Sandy bears down on the East Coast, some of the biggest cities in America come to a virtual standstill.
Camden Yards may have been a groundbreaking project, but plenty of locals still long for a less stylish sports past.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Leagues are taking an impressive range of innovative and cost-effective steps toward sustainability.
Scholars are floating a new method of immigration sponsorship.
The city's police are fighting illegal guns rather than drugs. Will it cut down on violence?
Where property abandonment is growing and declining.
The city prohibits police and social agencies from asking about immigration status and offers classes in Spanish. Will it work?
And other developments in world bathroom news.
The unlikely but unmistakably American intersection of bow hunting, pest control and hunger relief.
A simple idea has exponential benefits for cities and communities.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
No, we have not reached the end of segregation. Something much more complicated is going on.
Not easy to convert, some cities still manage to find new ways to bring life to their abandoned grain elevators.
A fake musical of David Simon's Baltimore saga has surfaced, featuring actual actors from the show.
Believe it or not, a new study of canopy coverage in Baltimore suggests maybe they can.