Ten counties are responsible for more than a quarter of all U.S. executions, but one far surpasses all others.
People in small-scale societies don't have the same preferences for sex-specific traits that those in urbanized environments do.
Spain's capital city aims to unclog its highly trafficked center by putting the hurt on drivers' wallets.
Ryan Messer and his grassroots group Believe in Cincinnati never took no for an answer.
Activists are mounting their latest—and likely doomed—push to grant residents of the nation's capital more voice in their government.
"Disobey and grasp your destiny" is the rallying cry as protesters settle in for a week of action to demand voting rights in their semi-autonomous nation.
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A committed Global Parliament of Mayors could mean magic for cities and nations alike.
By proving its product is the real deal, the state hopes to gain ground in the European-dominated market.
In the 1920s, the lead industry used tactics similar to ones the fossil-fuel industry now employs to convince the public their products were safe.
Barcelona, Athens, Stockholm, Kirklees, and Warsaw won with high- and low-tech innovations that address pressing urban problems.
The district received the weapons through the same program that gave military equipment to the St. Louis County PD.
Thorncliffe Park is now home to North America's first public tandoor oven, thanks to the efforts of local activists.
Our new series about the people and ideas reshaping urban life all over the world, from the ground up.
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The controversial Toronto mayor will undergo chemotherapy for a "very rare" cancerous tumor.
Hollywood parents say not vaccinating makes "instinctive" sense. Now their kids have whooping cough.
The streets of Edinburgh were covered in "Yes" messages on Wednesday.
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