At least 26 vessels got caught in the "traffic jam."
A subtle, but crucial policy tweak recognizes the importance of officer behavior pre-shooting.
The alliance between Georgia's Nathan Deal and Atlanta's Kasim Reed makes more sense than it might appear.
In cases where self-defense matters most, women tend to find their weapons turned against them.
Doug Most's new book, The Race Underground, tracks the rivalry that emerged with the tracks.
They can be hit by bolts every three seconds for hours-long periods, even if thunderstorms are not nearby.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
According to Google.
Construction of the tallest tower in the western hemisphere ground to a halt in 2008. But it may be back on track, thanks to a new deal.
Ukraine's Independence Square, and the revolutionary dimensions of public spaces.
Swimming pools in the Seine, restaurants in old metro stations, and more.
It's a pretty awkward situation.
The retail behemoth might not feel much pain from a hike, but some of its competitors would.
High rates of intentional violence are strongly associated with inequality, both in terms of class and gender.
Low-wage black workers have longer commutes than whites traveling to the same kinds of jobs.
Here's a primer to last month's significant floods, droughts, and overall hotter-than-average temperatures.
See if you can spot what went wrong in the media coverage of this Australian demolition.
In an autonomous world, many long-delayed improvements will be rendered obsolete.