Experts are divided over a law currently being considered by the Illinois State Legislature.
Farmers today produce 145 percent more food than just a few decades ago, but they're also responsible for a third of greenhouse gases.
It will call its last conscript this week, a tradition left over from the USSR.
The working theory: If big, liberal cities won't liberalize their marijuana laws, statewide initiatives are bound to fail.
The city's incoming middle- and upper-class families are rallying around public schools.
Society has been quantifying the "best" places to live for a long time, but the things we care most about are never fixed.
Spain's capital is banning everything from dangerous rollerblading to jumping in a fountain.
He won't face any jail time though.
The bathtub alone cost $20,000.
A few ideas for how to ensure more resilient communities.
It's a waste of space and money to imprison the former Detroit mayor for that long when he's unlikely to commit his crimes again.
What was different, and what was similar, in 1995 and 1996.
A very weird plan to send Washington a message by disrupting D.C.'s commuters.
The storm is already about half the size of India.
"If you get violated by a cop, how are you gonna trust that cop?"
The former Detroit mayor's sentence dwarfs those handed out in other high-profile political corruption cases in recent years.
Scores of places still bear the hallmarks of the country's brutal past.
In 35 years, U.S. cities consistently will be hotter than their hottest year on record.
A new report finds the L.A. County Sheriff's Department needs to reform its canine unit.