Also, Britain bans curves from school architecture and two chaps get exiled from an all-you-can-eat Mongolian restaurant.
Landless Indians are taking their concerns to the capital en masse.
37 people were killed after two boats collided.
Canada agreed to front the money after Tea Party activists voted against paying to replace the aging Ambassador Bridge.
Plans to build a city of 500,000 from scratch may not survive after he leaves office.
Celebrations in time for the former leader's 143rd birthday.
Also, the Mongrel Mobsters can't pretty up their tombstones in a New Zealand town and New York City clamps down on blood-sucking circumcisions.
For one thing, they're more interested in night clubs and restaurants.
Blame the remoteness of D.C., or its partisan rancor.
Predicting the outcome of the 2012 election with a highly scientific analysis of wall doodles.
Mobile vendors selling clothes and shoes instead of food are popping up all over the place. How should cities treat them?
How a city of 97,000 became a must-visit location on the newly established anti-Muslim protest circuit.
Finding a common linguistic ground in a city of 20 million and 500 languages.
A roundup of the latest crimes, blunders and everyday embarrassments perpetrated by our esteemed municipal leaders.
A Philadelphia local transformed a lot into a park on his own dime. But the city says the conversion was illegal, and is threatening to sue.
Educated professionals are anchoring a new kind of voting coalition.
There's uneven support for it across the country, but many clusters of agreement.
Also, daddies are forbidden to dance with daughters in Rhode Island and doggy-steroid doping becomes illegal in Tucson.
Keeping belief alive in a country with a strong tradition of secularism.