Such laws aren’t just a headache for developers, economists believe. They’re bad for (nearly) everyone.
Fairness, finances, and local action will all play a part in the COP21 talks.
A case study in local infrastructure, racial inequality, and civic activism.
Would body cameras have made justice speedier for Laquan McDonald? Not without new laws.
Local transit and energy initiatives can scale up to significant carbon savings.
For one, the distance black voters must travel to the polls has increased since 2012.
Affordable housing is a major concern in a new survey of District residents by The Washington Post.
Ahmed Aboutaleb is never afraid to speak his mind as he works to make Rotterdam more prosperous and culturally integrated.
Travelers have been stranded without water or food, miles from any shops.
The 37th anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre this week invites an examination of what the people it attracted were running from in the first place.
A new study raises concerns about street design and city accessibility.
A new report shows Bloomberg’s controversial closures have had some positive effects, contrary to popular opinion.
The senator gets a lot wrong in his amendment to exclude Syrian refugees from federal housing assistance.
Your state might oppose Syrian refugee resettlement, but odds are your city feels the opposite.
The country may not have dramatic regional accents, but variants in vocabulary abound.
The most fragile states, which often breed terrorism, are also among the least urbanized.
In opposing Syrian refugees, the Republican presidential hopeful reimagines the Northeast.
The federal government may make refugees residents, but state leaders can make the resettlement process difficult—and perpetuate fear by doing so.
Negative views on immigration and discrimination may be connected to the demographic’s rising mortality rates.