Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.
Also, Sioux City bars texting while driving and a notorious hoon gets jailed in Australia.
An effort to ban marijuana sales to foreigners threatens more than just the economy.
Easing revitalization by placing the city's neighborhoods into one of three groups.
This week, over 100 businesses got their first taste of GHG cap-and-trade.
Tampa's excessive police presence is having a "chilling effect."
There's a surprisingly longstanding tradition in American politics of fighting land use regulations.
A look at the Republican National Convention and the protesters outside.
It's not the way you think.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu tells residents "the best part of wisdom is to prepare for the worst and to hope for the best."
Hand-emptied toilets could be outlawed, but they're not likely to disappear any time soon.
The tropical storm left at least 19 people dead, causing flooding and mudslides.
The once homogenous community of San Marino has been rapidly diversifying for decades.
The problem is not that the rest of the world seems so meaningless, it's how numbed we've become to the horror stories in our midst.
Between 2007 and 2011, about 90 percent of those arrested were African American. How did this happen?
In southern California, the number of Asian suburbs is growing rapidly.
An update on the chances that an awful lot of comb-overs could get blown to smithereens.
The city has plenty of experience putting on the NFL's big event. But hosting a convention will be something different.
Also, Oklahoma City outlaws Michigan sportswear and a face-kicking preacher is turned away from the U.K.