The 1994 Assault Weapons Ban had important, positive effects that were just beginning to take root when it expired in 2004.
Georgia's state senate just declared that it, not its neighbor to the north, controls part of the Tennessee River at Nickajack.
Arizona wants to tie bathroom access to birth certificates; scientists sound warning about pit latrines; a municipal government does BYO toilet paper.
The city is tightening the rules governing its famous red light district. Will the efforts cut down on sex trafficking or make the problem worse?
Public parks in upper-income, predominantly-white communities in Kansas City were more likely to have playgrounds, water features and trails.
It's a misleading metric that actually tells us very little about efficiency.
The scandal has prompted China's government to acknowledge the nation's intense problem with food safety.
New evidence from the stop-and-frisk lawsuit.
A federal agency worries they could aid terrorists. But really, they expose our vulnerabilities.
Experts weigh in on how law enforcement should engage in and implement these tactics.
You probably don't want to know.
The death of the Boston Phoenix may signal the approaching end of these storied city institutions. But there's also a lot more news outlets to choose from today.
The city wants to wrest the soft drugs trade away from criminal gangs, but the national government may not let it proceed.
San Francisco's sources of drinking water are threatened on multiple fronts.
The strange alliance of clerics and businessmen in Saudi Arabia.
The mayor is pushing a new city law that would force retailers to keep all their cigarettes stocked out of public view
The city is bustling, with parks and nightclubs, but deep scars remain.
An American Indian woman living in Cairo wants to take what she's learned and bring it back to North American reservations.
Children from poor families and special needs kids are disproportionately impacted by the cuts.