The city's demand pricing program balances efficiency with affordability.
How tech has won the recession, county by county.
These kitchen bowls were made from soil beneath the city's notoriously nasty Tenderloin neighborhood.
Twister activity gets intriguing treatment in this explorable visualization.
New research suggests that children who live with peeling paint and broken appliances have greater emotional, behavioral and cognitive challenges.
Protect your favorite urban bird.
An unscientific breakdown of the many kinds of take-out eaters.
As a recent New Jersey ruling shows, the justice system still doesn't grasp the importance of fair counsel.
On day 23 of his month-long graffiti spree, the heat finally convinced Banksy to stay home.
Amazingly, half the cuts came from reductions in household energy use.
How the Netherlands is treating new residential developments in smaller cities and suburbs.
In 2012, just 10 counties - out of 3,000 - were responsible for 30 percent of contributions made by individuals to national candidates.
Cold weather brought brutal levels of air pollution to the country's north.
This exemplifies how humans are distorting the ecosystem.
A new exhibit explores how the mid-20th century fundamentally changed the face of Los Angeles.
Despite its massive population, China's list of common last names is very small. Here's where people with these names are.
A new study challenges what criminologists call the "special sensitivity hypothesis" of white collar offenders.
The irritating sounds of Manhattan's Jazz Age included yelping newsboys, river dredgers, a marching band of orphans, and a fog siren.
Fresh data for the debate on social capital in the digital era.