The shooting of the unarmed 18-year-old by police on Saturday is part of a long history of violence toward African Americans in the Midwestern city.
Back under Chinese rule, Hong Kong activists are turning to Britain for help as the treaty that ensured their suffrage is revealed to be largely ignorable.
By 2017, the wetlands of East London’s Upper Lea Valley will be preserved on a scale unmatched by any other European city. But 2,000 new homes will get built there, too.
What's being described as a "riot" is looking a lot more like an occupation.
A Berlin-based art-action duo has been identified as the source of recently placed flags that incited security concerns and fear among New Yorkers. Here are some of their other stunts.
Nationally, only 10 percent of grade school kids attend private schools, but in some neighborhoods, it's the majority of children.
The problem isn't geography, demographics, or money—it's federal will.
MIT visualizes how the city is swarming with rodent-based complaints.
The USDA certification is arduous to maintain, and some community farmers are finding alternate ways to assure buyers that their produce is pristine.
The Lone Star state has a radical plan to develop futuristic transportation—but the most radical part is a handover of $50 million taxpayer dollars to a think tank.
A new study shows a big difference between those who serve their communities and those who don't.
Conventional zoning is an outdated barrier against good urbanism, but there's disagreement on the best way forward.
Even telematics "trackers" that don't have GPS can be used to determine a driver's location.
A campaign suggesting users text a short code to friends before they drive is a start, but the solution to distracted driving is already built into our phones.
Dasani, Aquafina, and Crystal Geyser all dip into the Golden State's limited supply.
Cabbies argue Uber violates foreign-exchange laws by collecting fares in rupees and transferring them through a Dutch bank.
Communism, drug trafficking, arson—Spreepark saw it all.
That's the unappetizing news from researchers analyzing java's chemistry.
The best shower of the year is known for its intense, colorful "fireballs."