A new Bosphorus bridge is fast becoming Istanbul's most contested project – not least because the government will stop at nothing to get it built.
A little disgrace never hurt anyone, especially in New York City, where the scandal-plagued comeback kids are beating their straitlaced opponents.
The former White House Chief of Staff has started to push for more liberal policies on the issue. Will the feds follow his lead?
The Trayvon Martin case and how the definition of justice differs across America.
On building places that give a community its identity, and knit us together.
The ongoing debate raises bigger questions about who benefits from the city's changing landscape.
This map of Twitter data will show you.
But he's not resigning, yet, in the face of vague allegations.
The growing global middle class wants good schools and good governments, and they're letting their leaders know.
A judge is set to decide whether a tent city owes the municipal government thousands of dollars in fines.
Your weekly look at all the stuff our elected leaders are outlawing.
How a policy built on very little data has transformed the way we view smoking.
Could Eliot Spitzer really reinvent the job?
Because it's broke.
How clubs and community choirs may have contributed to the rise of Nazi Germany.
A top Chechen rebel is urging militants to "do their utmost to derail" the Games.
"Abnormal" fire risks have become the new normal.
Social movement organizations are strongly correlated to key elements of cities.
Milan bans ice cream after midnight, Madrid bans noise. Has the continent lost its taste for fun?