A near-disaster in California probably wouldn’t be averted by the kind of privatized investment that the president has in mind.
The world's most beautiful city has never been more threatened. But a passionate movement of locals is determined to keep it alive.
The U.S. still lags far behind other developed countries in allowing paid leave to new parents, but companies that have invested in more generous policies say the return is worth it.
A new Pew report estimates the undocumented immigrant population in cities throughout the U.S. and finds that just 20 metros are home to 60 percent of them.
A new search engine called Digital Democracy can comb through videos, transcripts, and records of what goes on in America’s statehouses.
As the ideological sorting of American voters continues, liberals find themselves outnumbered in four out of five states.
A new poll reveals a sharp divide between rural and urban populations over President Trump, yet it’s the suburbs that are torn down the middle.
It could make the city bigger than New York—and smash its liberal vote.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum took on the gun lobby—and won—in a case whose stakes were ultimately narrow.
A new police taskforce will target open-air barbecues, burning trash, and dusty roads—minor pollution sources associated with the city’s most marginalized residents.
A New Jersey domestic terrorism threat level assessment now places black separatists in the same category as ISIS.
Mexico City’s new constitution, Carta Magna, first emerged from a Change.org petition.
A look at the work of French-Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa, including his 2013 film, Horse Day.
The United States is coming to resemble two countries, one rural and one urban. What happens when they go to war?
A new report finds that language matters more than religion.
A political action group is launching a campaign to encourage more Muslims to run for office, offering guidance and a community organizing playbook to help them get started.
Against most wishes, Frank Jackson is refusing to open the dedicated bus lanes that run through the celebrated space.
A 16-year-old Jordanian visa-holder was detained in Houston and transferred to a detention facility in Chicago, prompting confusion about how far the travel ban goes.