The growing global middle class wants good schools and good governments, and they're letting their leaders know.
A judge is set to decide whether a tent city owes the municipal government thousands of dollars in fines.
Your weekly look at all the stuff our elected leaders are outlawing.
How a policy built on very little data has transformed the way we view smoking.
Could Eliot Spitzer really reinvent the job?
Because it's broke.
How clubs and community choirs may have contributed to the rise of Nazi Germany.
A top Chechen rebel is urging militants to "do their utmost to derail" the Games.
"Abnormal" fire risks have become the new normal.
Social movement organizations are strongly correlated to key elements of cities.
Milan bans ice cream after midnight, Madrid bans noise. Has the continent lost its taste for fun?
Mohamed Morsi has been officially replaced by the head of the constitutional court.
A group called Tahrir Bodyguard is trying to keep women safe, but their task is proving more difficult than ever.
Steve Hildebrand knew field operations better than anyone in politics. Now he serves espresso and panini to the people of Sioux Falls.
The HIV scourge continues to disproportionately affect poor urban areas.
How a single neighborhood is shaping up to become the city's pot growing district.
Should waterfront developers have to contribute to flood mitigation? With Koontz, it just got a lot harder to ask them.
These are exactly the kinds of policies the Voting Rights Act was designed to prevent.
In the hours after DOMA was struck down, social media wasn't enough. I needed to go somewhere to share the elation I felt.