This outdated tradition may cause new mayors more headaches than its worth.
The city's emergency manager reaches a power-sharing agreement.
The DIA's fortunes weren't always so grim.
The libertarian from Kentucky has his own plan for how to save Detroit.
And its pensions could be cut, a judge has ruled.
"We can't just let the destruction of a building stop the efforts that we have been making."
A different way of measuring what we spend on housing.
Enrico Natali's empathetic look at the residents of the tension-filled city nearly 50 years ago.
Miami Beach and Minneapolis are neck-and-neck for "most entertaining" mayoral campaign season.
How do you campaign to be in charge of nothing?
The most anonymous form of travel is the best one for smuggling.
The city's emergency manager has approved a deal to turn scores of blighted properties into a lush green space with maple and oak trees.
The working theory: If big, liberal cities won't liberalize their marijuana laws, statewide initiatives are bound to fail.
It's a waste of space and money to imprison the former Detroit mayor for that long when he's unlikely to commit his crimes again.
Photographer Philip Jarmain has spent years slipping into Detroit's historically significant abandoned spaces, now prey to scrap thieves, fire bombers, and municipal bulldozers.
The former Detroit mayor's sentence dwarfs those handed out in other high-profile political corruption cases in recent years.
Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.
The high cost of going broke.
A reminder that the consequences of globalization are far-reaching and unexpected.