The HBO miniseries from The Wire creator David Simon follows an embattled city resisting efforts to build public housing.
His long career in public office began with a battle for recognition, and the audacity to believe he might actually prevail.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Soda and snack companies spend more of their budgets and time marketing to people of color, which may explain public-health disparities.
Its car-reliant reputation might become a thing of the past.
Since the July 1 killing of Kathryn Steinle, anti-immigrant sentiment has defined the Republican primary.
How rumors have shaped indelible events of civil unrest in America.
Metro New York is being held hostage by political vanity, and the region’s economic health is at stake.
In a TED talk, author Rich Benjamin shares his eye-opening stay in America’s whitest communities.
Frank Gehry’s involvement in the river’s revitalization could compromise public funding.
California's drought demands an answer, but as homeownership rates drop, the question has implications for the whole country.
Kiwis face an important decision in two upcoming referendums.
And yet opposition to raising it remains fixed and fierce.
Hazardous water, displacement, and rising police violence still plague the city, but Mayor Paes insists Rio is already better off thanks to next year's Summer Olympics.
The county is on the cusp of unveiling new voting technology that might actually convince more people to show up at the polls.
The city is taking the opportunity to make changes large and small.
Watch the Atomic Age evolve from 1945 to 2013.
New research shows introverts do, in fact, prefer the mountains.
Even Cleveland, where he will star in tonight’s Republican Party presidential debate.