There's a major structural problem built into how cities spend their money. Here's what we can do about it.
On Sunday, President Obama pledged to "use whatever power this office holds" to prevent another mass shooting.
Monday brings an awkward mix of grief and preparation.
The city of San Francisco has now mapped all of its downtown POPOS, and it's ensuring for the first time that residents really have access to them.
The city has one of the highest rates in the country, and efforts to cut smokers out just aren't working.
Trends in gun ownership, attitudes and violence have shifted notably over the past few decades.
Americans can no longer pretend that shooting deaths are a problem relegated to the inner city.
In part by forbidding almost all forms of firearm ownership, Japan has as few as two gun-related homicides a year.
A star-studded panel discussion highlights just how much uncertainty faces the storm-damaged city.
Pollution and illegal dumping have destroyed area farms, creating a kind of anti-locavore movement.
Also, Albuquerque is left vulnerable after outlawing barbed wire and a British ice cream-truck driver who rocked too hard is shut down.
A little extra spending on delivering meals can dramatically increase the number of seniors who live independently.
Demographer Gary Gates explains how the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions could impact cities.
Urban India is not known for its orderliness. But Bish Sanyal says there's reason to be hopeful.
Judith Rodin will help design a "climate-conscious overhaul" of New York's infrastructure before the next storm rolls in.
Declaring public space smoke-free is becoming exponentially more common. Enforcing it is not.
A new interactive tool allows you to decide how many Israeli settlers to annex and what constitutes a viable Palestinian state.
One more sign it's time to rethink our planning for natural disasters.
The equation is simple: Build stuff and employ more public workers.