The National Zoo may have an adorable new cub, but it was no simple feat.
The city's youth court just ran out of funding. Will anyone swoop in to save it?
Anti-police brutality activists in Las Vegas are facing graffiti and property defacement charges.
Photos of the benchmark 1963 event, side-by-side with images from today.
Why cities need quiet spaces.
Memories from history's wild imagination, 50 years later.
Even the suburbs have figured out that walkable retail, not enclosed big box stores surrounded by parking lots, is the way to go.
We’d like to see you try. (Really.)
The D.C. Jail has seen a rash of suicide deaths in the last six months. Will their latest efforts make an impact?
New zip code analysis shows a concentration of urban investment along the Boston-Washington corridor.
Lessons on preserving the urban core from the nation's capital.
Their task? Chew down an acre worth of poison ivy and other plants invading trees and gravestones.
In Washington, D.C., this morning, Metro passengers found out.
Splatters were found in the National Cathedral and on the Joseph Henry Statue today, and a suspect has been arrested.
The memorial was closed Friday morning after it was discovered that someone had vandalized the iconic statue in the middle of the night.
Walking to school shouldn't be a big deal. But it's become one because of short-sighted planning and dangerous, difficult roads.
A provocative argument on Bloomberg's legacy.
Life expectancy can vary as much as 25 years within some cities. And our current solutions are barely having an impact.
Telling encoded stories of politics, natural disasters and social movements.