Urban comebacks like the District of Columbia's can come at a price. This past week showed how sore a subject this still is.
A new exhibit at Pittsburgh’s Holocaust Center explores the most infamous of Games.
Philadelphia voters are in uncharted territory as the state fights over restrictive new ID legislation.
A new NYPD system allows police to quickly collect data from cameras, crime reports, and 911 calls. What's the impact on our privacy?
Also, a British city forbids its own employees from watching the Olympics and a Tennessee burg attacks noisy street preaching.
Constructing the necessary "religious infrastructure" takes much more effort in existing dense neighborhoods.
A violin solo at the Hollywood Bowl gets drowned out, and a revolt is born.
A former chief in Stockton, California, is making $204,000 a year. This is unsustainable, and it needs to stop.
A multi-city study of wastewater shows how drug use varies.
Private fears of unrequited love, heartbreak, and dying alone are put on display for all to see.
Who does the city's newspaper really belong to? Not the Newhouses.
With legal challenges mounting, the NYPD conducted 70,000 fewer stops last quarter.
A new study in Science suggests the ice sheet may be able to slow its melting rate.
The informal shift to a more united (and powerful) continent.
An amazing new tool tracks the names and nationalities that dominate parts of London.
Days of rain have flooded giant swaths of the city.
The retail giant's push has generated a lot of publicity, but it's not fixing the fundamental problems.
The number of Amish people in the U.S. has doubled in the last 20 years, and the sect is spreading across the United States.
We’re not creating weather patterns we’ve never experienced before, but they're exacerbated by a warming climate.