A roundup of the latest crimes, blunders and everyday embarrassments perpetrated by our esteemed municipal leaders.
A Philadelphia local transformed a lot into a park on his own dime. But the city says the conversion was illegal, and is threatening to sue.
Educated professionals are anchoring a new kind of voting coalition.
There's uneven support for it across the country, but many clusters of agreement.
Also, daddies are forbidden to dance with daughters in Rhode Island and doggy-steroid doping becomes illegal in Tucson.
Keeping belief alive in a country with a strong tradition of secularism.
Despite economic gains, America's largest metros are seeing spikes in inequality.
Drug wars and cartels have been blamed for the disappearance of at least 13 journalists since 2003.
A broader debate about the rights of public sector employees is just beginning.
Richard Levin's remarkable legacy on the home front.
Growing up, I couldn't wait to flee central Indiana. Now I just feel lucky, and terrible.
New research from Toronto finds that immigrants living in that city's least walkable neighborhoods were more than 50 percent more likely to develop diabetes.
In his new book, Chuck Marohn explains how sprawl is like a Ponzi scheme.
The protesters reunite one year later.
The challenge of architecture that epitomizes American values while offering total security.
Violent clashes spread to almost a dozen countries.
When it comes to early voting, some states say one size fits all -- and urban counties cry foul.
Our new urban heroes.
But will they take advantage of it?