Today City Hall celebrates Frida, a 6-pound chihuahua mix and very good girl.
What might appear to be a bracing for a reprise of August's violence is actually a symbol of longstanding economic vulnerability.
By making it a crime to feed the homeless, cities just hide the problem—and punish both those making an immediate impact and those who have already borne the brunt of a broken system.
A state-owned gaming facility in Aachen got rid of its two paintings by the Pop Art icon to partly fund a new casino. Could this set a dangerous precedent for publicly owned art?
The revamped H Street corridor in Northeast D.C. has become a profitable place for African Americans to open bars. But they face more hurdles to getting a business running than the area's mostly white newcomers.
After seven weeks of protest, the rest of the Umbrella Movement is divided on what to do next.
Now that more than a dozen cities and states have decriminalized marijuana, colleges are having a tough time figuring out where they stand on the issue.
The plan does not involve the EPA, but rather counts on a series of initiatives to be undertaken in partnership between the two countries.
Social media projects in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo illuminate the lives of the homeless in Brazil's biggest cities—without value judgments.
A local arts group moved into an abandoned factory. What does it mean for the surrounding neighborhood?
Long before the Interstate Highway System, the country's mishmash of independent trails officially became part of a numerical system.
The NYPD may no longer arrest people for pot possession—but the new system may be no better.
They've jumped from Manhattan to the West Coast. How much farther might they spread?
Two recent forward leaps, from the U.N. and London.
It's a subtle form of discrimination, a health risk, and maybe a massive economic concern. The upcoming World Toilet Day 2014 is a call to action.
A quarter century after its removal, sections of the infamous concrete barrier have found new homes all over the world.
Bonfires and masks for everyone's favorite anarchist.
A growing number of coyotes are pressuring cities to act aggressively, but hunting them can actually encourage larger populations.
A new survey reveals optimistic attitudes across Germany's capital, though there are still distinct differences between Easterners and Westerners.