It would be the first major U.S. city to do so.
For the first time, blacks voted at a higher rate nationally than whites.
The ruling came down to concerns over land use, not weed.
All the upcycling in the world can't alter the fact that fossil fuels are safely embedded at the center of our global energy system.
Former Barcelona mayor Joan Clos warns that a lack of urban planning could turn our expanding cities into powder kegs.
From the Love Canal disaster to Greenpeace's efforts to save the whales and beyond, a new documentary tracks the rise of environmentalism.
The number of local governments per capita is negatively correlated with key measures of state economic performance.
Already, 10,000 acres of the Los Angeles area have been torched.
State governments are in a far better position to understand the immigration needs of the towns and cities within their borders.
Two pastors make the case that American Christians need to shed their "anti-urban bias" before their religion becomes marginalized.
Flagstaff, Arizona, had the highest share of new mothers that were unmarried and Cheyenne, Wyoming, had the lowest.
For much of the world, the beginning of May evokes not May poles but protests.
Celebrating 820,000 square miles.
Workers demand safer conditions; government action after the worst accident in the country's short history.
For starters, don't tell them it'll help fight climate change or "protect the environment."
20 years ago, there were 50,000 rivers in China. Now, more than 28,000 of these rivers are missing. Why?
6 months after Sandy, the feds haven't spent nearly as much as they will on recovery efforts.
From the city and beyond.
Only four of the city's cemeteries have space remaining.