The success of the world's first city-level carbon-trading system hasn't had much to do with emissions trading.
The fear of cancer from radiation exposure has led to a new set of problems for young families.
And why they're not likely to get everything they want.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Sanitation workers went on strike during the big event, leaving the streets covered in trash.
What everyday life is like in Simferopol, Crimea's divided capital.
North American media have proclaimed the city is no longer the apogee of cool, and that's just fine.
The country has vowed to give up coal. But what will come next?
A growing number of states bar municipalities—often the sites of the worst gun violence—from passing their own firearm laws, laying bare an urban-rural divide.
CNN's Chicagoland manages to capture the drama of running a city.
Even as the state considers discriminatory legislation, places like Starkville and Oxford are passing "inclusivity resolutions."
In public, at least.
How do you legalize drugs in the nation's capital?
Officials say a separatist group is responsible for a knife attack Saturday that killed 29 and injured 130.
He sees it as the only way for the Danish capital to get a grip on its huge Cannabis trade.
Not everyone agrees that $10.10 is the goal.
Improvements in learning and the tendency to choose like-minded mates may be helping to create divided politics.
In states with newly relaxed marijuana laws, it's difficult to see teen use not going up at least a little bit.
Controversial new research predicts that over the coming century, rising temperatures will result in more violent crime.