Gina McCarthy has a strong record on regulating pollutants. But she also gets smart growth.
The peninsula is unstable terrain by dint of its particular geology.
A new mayor brought order to the rowdy parade scene, registering parties and advertising road closures in advance.
Snyder has "top candidate" for Emergency Manager in mind; consolidation of power will likely lead to cuts and asset sales that the mayor and city council sought to avoid.
Protesters have halted construction for now, but for many Berliners, it’s as if their worst nightmares are coming true.
Districts serving less affluent communities will be hit the hardest by cuts.
Some naming rights just aren't worth it.
A story of trash and class in America.
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm wants to see states and metro areas compete for green energy funding.
The 85-year-old leader of the Roman Catholic world gives his last general address.
Many white Southerns have cherished the memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest -- a Confederate general and founding Klansman. But a new controversy reveals how much Civil War remembrance has changed.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments challenging the Voting Rights Act of 1968, civil rights advocates are rising to support the anti-discriminatory law. But why?
The labyrinth surrounding scholarships and admissions doesn't account for the messy realities of poor families' lives.
After Sandy, researchers are heading out to sea for a forensic look at the storm’s impacts.
America’s political geography makes defining an algorithm that doesn’t disenfranchise voters incredibly difficult.
It's been 2 weeks since the blizzard, and many city streets are still covered in snow. Another storm is on the way -- do residents just have to deal?
"Mosques are being built in suburban communities only accessible by car."
Proposals seek to halve the city's greenhouse gas emissions, boost walkability, and cut the obesity rate.