The District of Columbia attracts millions of visitors every year, but they don't often venture far beyond the National Mall.
As iconic as anything above ground, these subway platforms leave riders with an added sense of the city they serve.
If Trayvon Martin had been shot by an officer, his killing wouldn't have sparked a national outcry. Why it's so hard to hold officers accountable for excessive force.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.
They aren't going away, but we can at least limit their harm.
A university in Washington, D.C., is developing a model for how urban spaces can better serve the deaf or hard of hearing.
Hundreds of U.S. cities still rely on antiquated systems that spew sewage during floods. Here's how one company is trying to change that.
There haven't been any recorded homicides in the affluent Virginia county since 2009.
Miami, Boston, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and other places that could have entire neighborhoods underwater by 2050.
One Washington builder asked neighbors what kind of store should fill an empty building. Is this the future of urban development?
A D.C.-based entrepreneur imported his own diner in 2009, but now he's looking to sell.
According to new data from Gallup, university towns are the happiest metro areas in the country.
A brief history of bus thieves from World War II to Darius McCollum.
A photographic survey of the world's metro gateways.
Can clever zoning bring neighborhood stores back?
With shelter space scarce, this winter has seen U.S. cities shelling out big bucks to house families in motels.
In New York, legislators debate whether a bill banning food will cut down on the city's vermin.
A new website offers communities practical advice on energy efficiency, transportation alternatives and more.
Besides D.C., which states boast the most federal employees?