The French capital plans to form a huge new urban authority, with roughly three times its current population and four times the land.
But will it be enough to quell demands that he step down?
His favorability has plummeted, along with his chances of winning the primary in the mayoral election.
Walking to school shouldn't be a big deal. But it's become one because of short-sighted planning and dangerous, difficult roads.
China’s Communist Party took another swipe at excessive government spending, with a five-year hiatus on constructing state buildings.
Of course, there are new graphic photos and messages. In the political scandals of the future, the leaks come long and slow.
The program, dubbed Free Car, is part of a public transit strike to protest huge fare hikes.
The country's well-connected elites are crazy for beer, with palates developed under the reign of Kim Jong-Il.
An unlikely mix of state pruning and raw commercialism is taking hold in Spain's capital.
Two parallel conversations on race, violence, and stop-and-frisk.
Turns out they actually make excellent guards against approaching strangers since outsiders cannot calm them into silence.
Courtesy the town of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.
Citing the state's constitution, which bars actions that would reduce the pensions of public employees, a Michigan judge blocked the historic filing.
We are becoming a nation of test preparation factories, and there's no evidence this strategy actually works.
Stories of plucky urban homesteaders and community gardens may have distracted us from reality.
How an idea borrowed from the environmental movement could help narrow racial disparities in the prison system.
London's bicycle advocates say they're fed up with a city government that promotes cycling but isn't serious about safe bike infrastructure.
Istanbul is everything the Olympic committee wants -- and everything it fears. Tokyo is boring. Really, there's only one choice.
In a desperately poor, dangerous part of town, Memphis Street Academy decided to ditch its metal detectors and focus on supporting students. Violence dropped by 90 percent.