Comparing the Motor City's manufacturing woes to the rest of the region.
The city's inability to stop on red is shown in this wince-worthy highlight reel of 2013 crashes.
California is on its way, and the Midwest, the Northeast Corridor, and Texas all have plans of their own.
St. Louis will cover the highway that divides downtown from the waterfront. But some wish they'd removed the interstate altogether.
Workers in seven metro areas are striking, but their wages are even worse elsewhere.
"St. Louis is sort of an underdog. We're scrappy. We're gritty. This city has been through a lot of shit."
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.
In short: The books should be more prominent than ever.
A mix of international politics and extended networks explain why some cities become hotbeds for refugees.
Ideas (some good, some not) for what to do with these hulking, empty retail spaces.
The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.
Monday brings an awkward mix of grief and preparation.
The city has one of the highest rates in the country, and efforts to cut smokers out just aren't working.
Part of the nation's first interstate highway project is no more, having been spectacularly dropped into the Missouri River on Tuesday.
They are mostly found on the coasts, according to a new study.
Brian DeFrees captures the big and small spots along the highway.
Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Large, expensive U.S. metros were more likely to lose residents this summer.