English has become the lingua franca of Europe. And politicians who can't speak it well are getting roundly mocked by their own citizens.
The Black Death is back. In China. Right now.
An exotic new aquarium under construction in Brazil is a lightning rod on two continents—and the latest test of the theory that where weird designs go, new cities follow.
The story of Boyle Heights reminds us that urban highway teardowns don't always end in victory.
A government repository reveals a global industry of plant and animal trafficking.
A huge flashing sign from a shuttered record store in Toronto gets a new home after a lengthy preservation battle.
A new survey shows how much food influences the vibrance of urban centers.
A Walmart and a Chick-fil-A could replace some of the last remaining pine rocklands in the world.
Grosse Pointe Park has put up a massive barn at its city limits—and its not the first structure that blocks a route through the border.
Teff, fonio, and amaranth may be the supergrains of the future.
New state-run investment funds could create a real marketplace for alternative energy projects—and bring down costs for all of us.
The city is paying a steep price to build the much-needed new line, and will pay a steeper one if it fails to finish.
One venture capitalist's dream to divide California into six states—while consolidating much of its power into one.
Survey language affects how people answer polls about sexuality, which makes it harder to ascertain the needs of LGBT populations.
War zones are becoming travel destinations.
Three policy lessons for cities trying to achieve more transport equity.
The city has a surplus of empty commercial buildings that could better serve as residences. And it plans to fine owners who don't convert.
If transit is really to thrive in the United States, agencies need to reconsider their reliance on taxpayer subsidies.
As climate change causes animal species to make big geographic moves, deciding what is and isn't "native" could get tricky—especially when it comes to conservation funding.