The new Pope was born in Buenos Aires, and is celebrated for his humility.
"Everybody's an informant."
The $9 million Bloomberg Philanthropies contest also awards innovations from Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia and Santa Monica.
That brings the total to about 6,000 dead hogs since Monday, but authorities claim the water is just fine.
Research finds that Republicans are more likely to crank up the AC in the summer.
Stu Larkin, seller of bronzed baby shoes, offers us a rare glimpse into small-town Americana.
Booker's SXSW debut had all the makings (and soundbites) of a man who intends to continue his meteoric rise.
Two years after Fukushima, some American nuclear power plants are still having scares.
The law was set to go into effect tomorrow.
Today's discovery of 3,000 dead pigs in Shanghai is shocking- but it isn't the first time this has happened in China.
2 years after a devastating earthquake, 160,000 are still without housing.
The diminishing power of the gas tax has renewed debate about how — and even whether — Washington can pay for local roads and rails.
How bottom-up growth, driven by citizens, trumps central command.
New charts explain how America spends money on food.
Many low-income homes and apartment buildings are still dealing with significant damage.
In an interview, Castro lays out a plan for "closing the skills gap that exists in just about every community."
Those on both sides of the debate believe they're championing civil rights. But there's no one-size-fits-all solution.
The BUILD Act is designed to help local governments and other entities clean up and revitalize brownfield sites.
The research is now clear that states with stricter gun control measures have fewer gun-related fatalities.