Democrats represent some of the richest House districts—but they're also more likely to have deeply unequal constituencies.
In the final days of the Civil War, fleeing southern troops burnt the city to the ground.
Citing "manufacturing reasons," the fast food chain announced it has closed its three locations on the peninsula.
Young photographers capture the country's abandoned spaces, overcrowded cities, and the people left behind.
Though not officially illegal, women aren't allowed behind the wheel. A handful of protesters are trying to change that.
The "special tax" on men of color is more than an inconvenience. A father shares his firsthand observations and fears.
But this 'candidate' for Toronto mayor says he won't threaten to kill anyone! In a city run by Rob Ford, that's progress.
The population of cities with more than a million people jumped 3.2 percent, much better than the 2.4 percent for the U.S. overall.
Ana Botella says demonstrations like the ones over the weekend are a detriment to the city's image.
Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents, and accused of taking $48,000 in bribes from undercover agents.
Nearly 70 percent of the city's sewage spills, untreated, into the Atlantic Ocean and Guanabara Bay.
How you start a conversation with a stranger depends on where you live.
How college education, housing, and transit affect the health status of Americans.
Say hello to one of the creepiest pieces of public art in recent history.
In a city of 20 million people, most don't pay their water bills. So the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board has begun playing the religion card.
It's the single largest environmental health risk today.
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.