Retail cannabis stores are getting ready to open in Washington state. But at the same time in the Netherlands, decades of permissive pot policies are being eroded.
The decision comes after 16 of their colleagues were killed in an avalanche.
Athletes and civilians alike are worried about contracting diseases in Brazil's feces-laden bay.
New York and L.A. are losing more Americans than they're gaining, but the flood of immigrants more than makes up for it.
The mayor's proposed ban faces an uphill political battle.
In the relentless Boston bombing anniversary coverage, the tagline on one local news channel is, "Let's Remember, Let's Run." Can we really do both?
With smog keeping children indoors during winter months, the area's reputation for healthy outdoor living could be on the line.
No one now alive has experienced anything similar in North America or Europe, except in the middle of a forest fire or a volcanic eruption.
"If you're buying, we're selling."
With the LDS Church's financing of a huge downtown development, "in Salt Lake, the cranes kept moving," says Mayor Ralph Becker.
A nation in time, in seven charts.
In Cyprus, capital Nicosia remains split. It's an eerie reminder of a 40-year-old military conflict.
A new website is putting the Department under a microscope. They don't come out looking so good.
In hopes of furthering a boycott of Russian goods, protesters are starting flash mobs to raise awareness.
An interview with Cornell political scientist Suzanne Mettler, author of Degrees of Inequality: How Higher Education Politics Sabotaged the American Dream.
One Finnish city's plot to up its birth rate has led to a minor housing crisis.
How a welfare program designed to slash poverty ended up improving women's rights.
The city is finally enforcing its ban on fake "soldiers" and other colorful characters in its city center. And it's a shame.
How can so many demonstrations accomplish so little?