A leaked autopsy report appears to support claims that there was a fight inside Officer Darren Wilson's car.
A revised city ordinance claims to protect tenants from "nuisance" and crime. But it opens a suspiciously short and strategic path to evicting sex workers with little evidence, notice, or recourse.
Mary Peng advocates for the welfare of the rapidly growing number of "companion animals" in Chinese cities.
Smoking, junk food, and and alcohol use are wreaking havoc among poor migrants in Asian capitals.
It would not be a socialist paradise. At least, not entirely.
Devout urbanist R.T. Rybak thinks his students can be better mayors and city planners than he was.
Who are the Wilson supporters?
Political leaders seemed to admit that they are relatively powerless.
Caserta's La Reggia palace and grounds could bring new energy and a sense of ownership to citizens of a tourist destination—if only it wasn't so hard to get in.
Violence erupted this weekend in densely packed Mong Kok, where a lack of leadership complicates efforts at a resolution.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Our cities lose when we demonize one of our most educated and skilled immigrant communities.
On this day 200 years ago, a crowd of unlucky Londoners learned the hard way that there's no such thing as a free drink.
For 15 years, one organization has improved outcomes for Baltimore youth with a surprising tool: the debate team.
A photo essay of life along the King Coal Highway shows the struggling, post-mining towns of southern West Virginia.
Joseph Boardman on federal funding, long-distance routes, and operating "as a business."
Hong Kong's chief executive has asked student protesters to meet as early as next week.
For the "charter city" movement in Honduras, overcoming legal hurdles is followed by thousands of crucial questions.
Strong Towns wants to change the way Americans see the places they live—such as what a walk to the store reveals about infrastructure.
Unlike San Francisco or New York City, the nation's capital is an expensive city to call home as a result of federal fiat.