Rumor has it the Chinese government is considering moving its capital to Xinyang, a small city in Henan Province.
A mix of international politics and extended networks explain why some cities become hotbeds for refugees.
He is expected to propose a sweeping ban on plastic foam food packaging in his State of the City today.
Also, a London neighbor fights against public gobbing and Sydney's wealthy whine about public-park weddings.
Sleep on a park bench or under a train track for just $16 a night.
What makes some people act heroically and empathetic toward others?
But questions of safety linger.
How the recovery is proceeding in housing markets across metros.
Sure, the mayor crusades against soft drinks and cigarettes. But he's got a great record where it counts.
Because of global urbanization, the number of people exposed to catastrophic levels of pollution is growing exponentially.
Disconnected and muddled curriculum does more damage to our schools and colleges than bad teachers do.
A monster twister ripped through the town of Hattiesburg, destroying hundreds of homes and injuring at least 12.
What's lost when the only lens into a place is its major metropolis?
It's the District's third year atop Central Connecticut State's literacy rankings.
Also, BART tries to get public poopers to keep it in their pants, and Penn State fights against a boozy "State Patty's" tradition.
An NYU sociologist now says New York's famed police tactics had nothing to do with the city's turnaround.
Sally Jewell, Obama's pick for Secretary of Interior, is a former CEO of REI.