The best way to make cities greener might be teaching residents what that actually means.
Also, Ireland puts the chill on tanning beds and trashy fashion models of the U.K., beware.
According to feds, the former Dixon, Illinois, comptroller spent much of the $53 million she's accused of stealing on horses with names like "Packin' Jewels" and "Have Faith in Money."
How two communities came together to design more sustainable neighborhoods.
Extending prison sentences can reduce recidivism, but it's also hugely expensive.
The artist behind the Palin-shaped public art has been informed: "You will be the next one to burn."
One Swiss town takes democracy to a new level.
They often lack the authority they need to get things done.
More than 40,000 people showed up in the rain in a show of defiance against admitted mass killer Anders Behring Breivik.
A far-right party gains a foothold.
We can be connected (or disconnected) based on where we move, how we speak, and even what sports teams we root for.
As many as 20 municipalities could face major problems come November, according to one expert.
That's the question in Vallejo, the first American municipality to approve citywide participatory budgeting.
The first-of-its-kind measure will allow the city to accept billions in private financing for infrastructure projects.
A new report tracks violence and incarceration rates across America's states and metros.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that could have made rent control illegal in New York.
Preparing for crowds of foreigners when it hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics, a city looks to expand its vocabulary.
Which American communities have made the strongest attempts to suppress postal advertising?