As classes resume, school districts around the country try different approaches toward police on campus.
Neighborhood organizers in the city's Barceloneta neighborhood band together to demand a crackdown on an unruly tourism industry. Is this the beginning of a new civic revolution?
A new study suggests that in states where it's legal, some people use pot to manage their chronic health conditions, rather than more addictive—and deadly—prescription opioids.
If we want to solve the population problem, we need to help moms and babies survive.
At a peaceful protest in memory of Eric Garner and against police brutality, anger and hope rise up.
The first results of our State of the City Poll.
Needs are different and water is too scarce to dump over your head—so the pay-it-forward donation trend gets a twist in India.
Advice for a town torn asunder from mayors who have been there.
A wealthy white suburb is building barricades to seal itself off from Detroit, but the divide is about more than physical barriers.
More sustainable weight-loss strategies are accessible to those with means, but other factors contribute to the rise of obesity in poorer communities.
Infrastructure sensors can detect safety hazards, improve traffic flows, and even help generate revenue.
The semi-legal game faces potential regulation, and parlor operators may have to compete with new casino resorts.
The question of whether police officers should live in the communities they patrol has a long and contentious history.
The House Republican wants to lead on poverty and change, but he can't lead on the changes that Ferguson needs.
New measures to protect deep-sea ecosystems show a new "blue" approach to urban planning.
Hong Kong's silent democratic opposition has finally spoken up. Or has it?
The city has commissioned a plan to expand mobility options on the Strip.
30 years ago, tuberculosis ripped through New York City's low-income neighborhoods. The experience could translate to Lagos, Nigeria, as it struggles to battle Ebola.