Judith Rodin will help design a "climate-conscious overhaul" of New York's infrastructure before the next storm rolls in.
Declaring public space smoke-free is becoming exponentially more common. Enforcing it is not.
A new interactive tool allows you to decide how many Israeli settlers to annex and what constitutes a viable Palestinian state.
One more sign it's time to rethink our planning for natural disasters.
The equation is simple: Build stuff and employ more public workers.
Long a political poison, lawmakers are bringing fuel charges back to the bargaining table.
Starting in 2013, Paris will shut off all neon lights between 1 and 7 a.m. Will it kill the city's famous nightlife?
Gay marriage became legal in Washington today. And some couples weren't wasting any time.
Also, an Indian town tries to prevent adultery by taking away women's phones and Washington, D.C., stops being so uptight about booze.
Districts that stopped forcing schools to mix students by race have seen a gradual but significant -return of racial isolation, especially at the elementary level.
Seriously, how did it take this long?
As a white jazz musician in a segregated country, he fought for his black bassist.
Highways and bridges need trillions in upgrades. And more and more, it's local governments that are bearing the costs.
At what thresholds of diversity does a single county turn blue?
And other juicy tidbits.
An international incident sheds light on the trans-Tasman rivalry with New Zealand and the limits of criminalizing speech.
They are mostly found on the coasts, according to a new study.
Partisan lines that once fell along regional borders can increasingly be found at the county level. What does that mean for the future of the United States?
It's the first city in the country to create a comprehensive merit pay system. Here's how they did it.