The leader of the nefarious "terrorist organization" now holds a U.S. capital city in his leather-begloved hands. Here's what you need to know.
In 1928, more than 400 people were killed in a massive dam break in L.A. County—and the tragedy is barely recognized. That might finally be changing.
Some good news for the Spanish economy.
An intriguing new report looks at long-term economic trends in metros across Britain.
Most of Scandinavia determines fines based on income. Could such a system work in the U.S.?
According to a new poll, economic mobility and diversity are key components of a good city or town.
Researchers in the U.K. are developing software that would allow cities to identify damaged roadways earlier.
A plan is underway in Swansea to construct the first power station in the world based on a man-made tidal lagoon.
The smart lock's piercing alarm can draw attention from 150 feet away.
Palm trees, black sand, snow, ice, freezing fog—wait, what?
A new building of ultra-tiny apartments in Seoul will enforce neighborliness as residents navigate shared spaces "like the ambiguous gel around a tapioca pearl."
In 1964, R. Raleigh D'Adamo won a contest to design a better diagram for the New York subway. Now he's teamed up with a graphic designer to bring it back to life.
An artist commemorates the city's now-extinct Chinese business district.
The law would ban major league baseball players, and spectators, from enjoying one of the sport's oldest traditions.
Larry, a 20-year crew member of L.A.'s graffiti removal team, will never be out of a job.
More and more cities are realizing the benefits of off-hour deliveries.
The most recent Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll asked Americans to assess the cities and towns they call home.
The towering figures are an eye-catching distraction from a lack of infrastructure planning in the Democratic Republic of Congo's ever-growing capital.
As farmers markets fall from grace, tech-friendly food distributors are stepping in to meet the demand for locally-sourced products.