The most dramatic increases were not in the usual places.
A Massachusetts city is denied FEMA assistance after being blindsided by a twister that did major damage—but not quite enough.
New data shows that seed-to-sale tracking and other tight controls have made the state's legal-weed transition a success.
Efforts to reform municipal governance systems have little impact on actual policies, researchers say.
The region as it never was, could have been, and sort of is.
The two-tiered assistance plan has long put rural recipients at a disadvantage, and touted changes may actually enforce inequality in benefits.
The good, the symbolic, and the ugly.
There's a worthy federal infrastructure program staring America right in the face: broadband.
A writer and activist suggests a powerful way to fight back against street harassment—by supporting victims in real time and online.
A once-obscure program that provides permanent resident status in exchange for foreign investment in troubled places is starting to pay dividends in some U.S. cities.
Alastair Bonnett on the intersection of place, identity, and imagination.
An interactive website offers real-time context for the escalating conflict.
An infectious-disease physician hangs up his lab coat to bring HIV screening to Manhattan’s gay nightlife.
The "poor door" controversy on Manhattan's Upper West Side is only the most outlandish example of New York's uphill battle on affordable housing.
An astronaut aboard the ISS takes a photograph capturing the violence raging on one part of Earth.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has dispatched 1,000 troops to help address the child-migrant crisis at the border. But will they interfere with systems already in place?
Encouraging commuters to leave earlier has made for less crowded trains during the peak.
There are 1.8 million people in Gaza. What would that look like in your city?
English has become the lingua franca of Europe. And politicians who can't speak it well are getting roundly mocked by their own citizens.