Proposals seek to halve the city's greenhouse gas emissions, boost walkability, and cut the obesity rate.
Also, a Sydney mall muzzles screaming children and Winston Churchill gets the axe from downtown Nottingham.
After Sandy, a major development is in doubt.
Where is all of this spending growth coming from? New programs, new people, and health care.
A crippling cyber attack that shuts down our power grid and poisons our water? Not so impossible anymore.
False eyewitness identifications are the leading factor in wrongful convictions. Washington, D.C., wonders if it can fix that.
A spate of closings is leaving children without local education options.
Not all urban areas are bastions of blue. Population, density and education all play a role.
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.