The governor proposes using some of the money from the Sandy relief bill to buy out property owners in the hardest-hit coastal regions.
He saved a freezing dog.
Also, politicians in Naples are sick of you assuming they're all criminals, and the U.K. suspends the coolest teacher ever.
The summer melt in 2012 alone added a millimeter to the global sea level.
A month after a gruesome gang rape, New Delhi takes aim at the lowest-hanging fruit: Improving public spaces.
The municipal government can only do so much without support at the national level.
India's unbalanced sex ratio has created a slew of social problems and exacerbated violence against women.
A new bill could rid Mississippi of its clinics. Here is what's at stake.
Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.
New Orleans is like Honduras, Detroit is similar to El Salvador.
This is what it looks like when hundreds of thousands of visitors stream through downtown Washington.
Also recently banned: a throat-slitting kite string in India and an Aussie grandma who made $1 million worth of false emergency phone calls.
Ed Lee came into office facing a $385 million deficit. By rethinking the pension system, he managed to save the city $1.3 billion over 10 years.
Typically, the Chinese press tries to put the best spin on Beijing's pollution. But the national media covered "airpocalypse" with startling frankness.
The answer to underfunded primary and secondary education should not be a VC-funded bet foisted upon a disadvantaged population.
We're going to get a windfall of gun research thanks to Obama's new policy. Here's what we want to know.
Two people were killed after a copter collided with a construction crane and fell to the street in Central London.
Climate Desk lays out the contents of China's air pollution.
They may tend to adopt easier policies first, according to a new report.