Only 4 of the 81 people with confirmed cases of bird flu in China have fully recovered; human transmission still can't be ruled out.
Contrary to the political conventional wisdom, higher shares of immigrants are associated with many good things in U.S. metros.
How else will educators get naughty kids to fall in line?
The Bush Presidential Center will include a library, museum, and think tank.
And why the Koch Brothers can't do anything about it, even if they buy up the Tribune papers.
Spread-out development contributes more rooftops and pavement to the watershed than walkable neighborhoods.
At least 70 garment workers have died and scores more were injured when an 8-story building fell down Wednesday morning.
Religious groups can be capable -- and sometimes incredibly deft -- at policing extremists within their own ranks.
Wildly fluctuating urban air pollution is prompting some residents to seek homes elsewhere. But most Chinese cities suffer similar problems.
An old-fashioned battle over civic character.
At a forum last night, 8 of the city's 9 candidates tried to sell the crowd on their passion for sustainability (even biking!).
Urban manhunts have captivated cities and provided fodder for a frenzied 24-hour media. But at what cost?
There's a lot we still need to know about the strategic decisions that led authorities to shut down Boston for a manhunt.
People around Boston didn't stay inside Friday because the city forced them to. And this distinction matters.
The estimates at this early stage vary widely.
The city conducted vivid, citywide disaster simulations in 2011 and 2012.
29 percent of the city's population is foreign born.
Much of last night's action took place in Cambridge and Watertown, a western suburb of Boston.
Boston area residents and business owners are being asked to "shelter in place" during this morning's manhunt. But what does that look like?