For the first time, neighborhoods will be able to bid on local radio wavelengths. Here's what that means for cities.
A Chicago group is fighting storm water pollution and heat islands by offering rebates to people who buy trees or rain barrels.
Artists modified this train to include gruesome animal specimens, grass growing on the walls and a campsite lit by an electric sunset.
Start-ups and entrepreneurs promise a bright future. But is it a future that crowds out the poor and disadvantaged?
This proposed Chicago building doesn't look like much, but it could clean up the air around the city's expressway.
A broader debate about the rights of public sector employees is just beginning.
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Despite what New Yorkers think, they're not in New York — not by a long shot.
Cureeo hopes to make fine art collecting more accessible to potential buyers.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
The closer they are, the more they fall.
"Sentiment analysis" of social media could change the way you report potholes forever.
During a 19-day strike in 1987, teachers eventually set up temporary classrooms.
350,000 students got the day off; the mayor clarified his taste in music.
With traditional public schools out of session, will parents make the switch?
One researcher predicts we could see as many as 30,000 more U.S. homicides over the next 90 years thanks to rising temperatures.
Large, expensive U.S. metros were more likely to lose residents this summer.
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They invite fraud, drain city revenue, and often fail to help those who need it most — new research proposes an alternative.