The soldiers wear 7-pound shoes and stand motionless for more than 100 hours a month.
The mapping system has some serious shortcomings.
Gripping photos show what decades of segregation looked like in Nelson Mandela's home country.
The country largely ignores a 2010 ban. This Christmas, that could change.
These latest research-backed policy proposals may surprise you.
And he still faces a civil lawsuit.
Mayors address their worst cultural stereotypes.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Blame cars, and coal-fired burners.
The libertarian from Kentucky has his own plan for how to save Detroit.
Memorials and tributes to the South African icon, from Soweto to Brooklyn.
What today's appointment means for the future of crime fighting in New York.
Newly released documents also allege that the Mayor used heroin.
Homicides in Chicago are way down.
He'll be calling in to Washington, D.C.'s crude "The Sports Junkies" show.
You've heard of food deserts, but what about pet food deserts?
The power of a questionnaire.
Despite worries about normalization, the city has reversed its position on trying to police legal behavior on private property.