Across Rio, brothel revenues were down anywhere from 15 to 50 percent.
The probe will examine the local police department’s use of deadly force and protocols for stops, searches, and arrests.
Living away from home for college offers lasting benefits. But that option is available to an increasingly privileged few.
The world's biggest polluter will set up a carbon market by 2016. Here's why it matters.
In New York, smart street design helped the city have its safety and its speed, too.
Probably not, though the oceanic storm could bring "life-threatening flash flooding" to the region.
Technology gets to the heart of a Dutch neighborhood's trust issues.
The inflatable spectacles of Florentijn Hofman don't belong in every harbor in the wide world.
Community agriculture can improve vacant lots—and it won’t stop anyone from building housing.
Just about everybody thinks they'd be better off with more housing to buy than more apartments to rent, according to the State of the City poll.
A new ShotSpotter report reveals troubling data, but authorities hope this tech can be used to find solutions.
Ecuador will begin distributing a yet-to-be-named digital currency in December. Will it wean the nation off the U.S. dollar?
Indian doctors and engineers are settling in the Midwestern city's suburbs, helping offset decades of population decline.
NASA satellites capture the fiery action inside Iceland's lava-gusher.
A high-tech beacon encourages not-at-all awkward encounters with wet strangers.
American homes are getting bigger and bigger. But it doesn't need to be that way.
Every day, the Women's National Cycling Team of Afghanistan faces ridicule and threats. And still they ride—with their eyes on the 2020 Olympics.
So why don't cities and transit agencies take more advantage of it?
A photographer finds beauty in a city's declining commercial center.