Wildly fluctuating urban air pollution is prompting some residents to seek homes elsewhere. But most Chinese cities suffer similar problems.
An old-fashioned battle over civic character.
At a forum last night, 8 of the city's 9 candidates tried to sell the crowd on their passion for sustainability (even biking!).
Urban manhunts have captivated cities and provided fodder for a frenzied 24-hour media. But at what cost?
There's a lot we still need to know about the strategic decisions that led authorities to shut down Boston for a manhunt.
People around Boston didn't stay inside Friday because the city forced them to. And this distinction matters.
The estimates at this early stage vary widely.
The city conducted vivid, citywide disaster simulations in 2011 and 2012.
29 percent of the city's population is foreign born.
Much of last night's action took place in Cambridge and Watertown, a western suburb of Boston.
Boston area residents and business owners are being asked to "shelter in place" during this morning's manhunt. But what does that look like?
All transit has been suspended; residents urged to remain in their homes. Police are conducting a door-to-door manhunt for second bombing suspect.
See how your city's black-white segregation levels have changed between 1970 and 2010.
Even though they lose about a half a billion dollars a year.
Both President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan propose cutting non-defense discretionary spending to a historic low.
Participants in the 2013 Boston Marathon hailed from across the globe.
Early reports suggest at least one of the bombs used in yesterday's Boston Marathon attack was hidden in a garbage can. There's a case to be made for removing them all.
New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. have stepped up police presence on transit, at tourist attractions, and near hotels.
If there's an uplifting lesson from Boston, it may be the many people who will overcome the trauma of tragedy.