If Guangzhou had the same density as Seoul, it could accommodate another 4 million more people on top of its current 15 million.
More intense rainstorms will make follow-on events like flooding and landslides much more common.
Shirley Franklin reflects on the difficulty of combatting economic inequality when times are good and voters have other priorities.
After the Battle of Verdun left hundreds of thousands dead, the towns-turned-battlefields sat empty out of respect.
Charters are not a comprehensive solution to public education's problems.
How should maps refer to disputed territories?
The Toronto mayor's never-ending saga.
The places where people think faith is necessary to be a good person.
One unfortunate outcome of California doing away with redevelopment agencies.
According to officials, nearly 97 percent of the ethnically diverse peninsula voted yesterday to secede from Ukraine.
The "people-centered" plan has some serious flaws.
Cops want to get paid, too.
And why we may soon not be able to measure it at all.
A pro-immigration mayor has made Riace a symbol of Southern Italy's future.
How a U.S. Supreme Court decision could endanger thousands of America's recreational trails.
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.