Politics

Reuters

A Rob Ford Aide Believed a Man Was Killed Over the Crack Video

Newly released documents also allege that the Mayor used heroin.

REUTERS

America's 'Murder Capital' Is Having Its Least Deadly Year in Half a Century

Homicides in Chicago are way down.

Associated Press

Rob Ford's New Sports Radio Gig Is Utterly Perfect

He'll be calling in to Washington, D.C.'s crude "The Sports Junkies" show.

Videos
Chris Kreussling

An Indispensible Guide to 'Greening' Cities

From the people that know best.

On a Mission to Help Neighborhoods With Scarce Resources for Pets

You've heard of food deserts, but what about pet food deserts?

REUTERS

One Simple Way to Improve How Cops and Prosecutors Do Their Jobs

The power of a questionnaire. 

REUTERS

Denver Residents Will Be Able to Smoke Pot in Their Front Yards or on Their Porches After All

Despite worries about normalization, the city has reversed its position on trying to police legal behavior on private property.

Associated Press

Detroit Is Officially Eligible for Bankruptcy

And its pensions could be cut, a judge has ruled.

AP/Bebeto Matthews

Why Bill de Blasio's Tax Hike Won't Cause the Wealthy to Flee New York

Don't listen to conservative arguments that higher taxes will scare off the city's elite.

Reuters

Are Europeans Giving Up on Europe?

Countries like Italy and Spain are turning away from the world, with grave consequences for the European project.

Reuters

Sorry, America, but Rob Ford Probably Can't Cross the Border

Blame the weed. And the crack.

Why Has No Sitting Mayor Ever Become President of the United States?

A few have tried, but none have succeeded.

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The Suburbs Are the New Swing States

Metropolitan political divides have replaced the old red-state/blue-state cleavage.

The Two Torontos

Don't believe what you're hearing about Rob Ford's ever-loyal supporters. The truth is much more complicated.

We've Seen This 'Knockout' Game Hysteria Before, And We'll See It Again

Another social media-fueled trend that wasn't.

Reuters

Protestors Fill the Streets of Kiev

Over 100,000 people gathered to decry the government's sudden decision to pull out of an EU free trade deal.

Reuters

Scenes of Destruction From China's Deadly Pipeline Explosion

City roads were ripped open, cars toppled, and apartment windows shattered.

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Associated Press

Thanksgiving Eve Nor'easter Now Looks Certain to Make Holiday Travel a Nightmare

And there's really no avoiding it.

Outside of Your Staff, Who Do You Listen to the Most?

Mayors explain how friends and associates quickly become crucial advisers.