Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm wants to see states and metro areas compete for green energy funding.
The 85-year-old leader of the Roman Catholic world gives his last general address.
Many white Southerns have cherished the memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest -- a Confederate general and founding Klansman. But a new controversy reveals how much Civil War remembrance has changed.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments challenging the Voting Rights Act of 1968, civil rights advocates are rising to support the anti-discriminatory law. But why?
The labyrinth surrounding scholarships and admissions doesn't account for the messy realities of poor families' lives.
After Sandy, researchers are heading out to sea for a forensic look at the storm’s impacts.
America’s political geography makes defining an algorithm that doesn’t disenfranchise voters incredibly difficult.
It's been 2 weeks since the blizzard, and many city streets are still covered in snow. Another storm is on the way -- do residents just have to deal?
"Mosques are being built in suburban communities only accessible by car."
Proposals seek to halve the city's greenhouse gas emissions, boost walkability, and cut the obesity rate.
Also, a Sydney mall muzzles screaming children and Winston Churchill gets the axe from downtown Nottingham.
After Sandy, a major development is in doubt.
Where is all of this spending growth coming from? New programs, new people, and health care.
A crippling cyber attack that shuts down our power grid and poisons our water? Not so impossible anymore.
False eyewitness identifications are the leading factor in wrongful convictions. Washington, D.C., wonders if it can fix that.
A spate of closings is leaving children without local education options.
Not all urban areas are bastions of blue. Population, density and education all play a role.
Rumor has it the Chinese government is considering moving its capital to Xinyang, a small city in Henan Province.
A mix of international politics and extended networks explain why some cities become hotbeds for refugees.