Record-setting high temperatures combined with painfully dry conditions have sparked hundreds of brushfires across the country.
The country's survival depends on water management, and its political structures allow for decisive, speedy action.
A new report details the $450 billion annual federal investment in what gets built in America.
This 70-year track record of machine politics and lies helps explain why so few people trust the police.
Tensions are never far beneath the surface in Ulster.
And air quality is only getting worse.
Yes, that Jose Canseco.
In the wake of the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi, a look at the country through rape statistics.
For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.
Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.
Protesters gathered across India's cities to demand justice and security for women.
By lunch time, officials had already collected more than the 1,673 weapons exchanged last year.
Can the good work of the Green Impact Zone be sustained once federal funds run out?
The super-storm was a wake-up call to cities. But will they keep their climate change preparation going?
Also, Mumbai outlaws spitting tobacco on buses and Swaziland bans clothing that could tempt men to rape.
San Diego joins a growing list of municipalities hustling to collect weapons from a record number of residents.
Let's look at Baltimore as a case study for the on-the-ground, scary risks of federal inaction.
Four percent of the country identifies as Jewish, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist. A peek at where those communities are clustered.
Also, a Canadian city goes after bullies and a Chicago alderman takes the war on pigeons to a new level.