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Dissecting the Weiner Campaign's Spectacular PR Meltdown

Communications Director Barbara Morgan went on a long, kind of unbelievable rant to Talking Points Memo on a former intern.

Richard M. Daley Wants to Make Your City More Sustainable

The former Chicago mayor is launching The Sustainability Exchange to help cities innovate for the future.

In 1968, San Francisco's BART Was Billed as a 'Dream for Tomorrow'

There's something almost hypnotic about this hippie-lite promotional video.

The Billion-Dollar Technology That May or May Not Prevent the Next Big Train Crash

Positive Train Control is coming to a railroad near you — but perhaps not as soon as the government wants.

The Wake-Up Call in China's 'Visit Your Parents' Law

My father is 67-years-old, and lives in the sprawling outskirts of Guangzhou. I last saw him a year ago.

Maybe It's Time to Start Decorating our Air Conditioners With Little Lawns

The makers of the grass-covered "Babilawn" claim it makes ugly A/C units "aesthetically pleasing" from both "inside and out."

A Giant Vortex of Wildfire Smoke Is Hovering Over Russia

The skies are clouded with ashy gas that's pouring from thousands of acres of burning plants.

Map of the Day: L.A.'s Freeways, Reimagined as a Subway

Public transit nerds, prepare to geek out.

Baltimore, Then and Now (1911 to 2013)

A peek at how the city's changed on its 284th birthday.

The Steady Decline of Homeownership for Everyone, Everywhere

In four charts.

The Spanish Train Crash Now Looks Like the World's Worst Case of Distracted Driving

Turns out the train operator was on the phone.

We Could Have Fixed the Underwater Mortgage Crisis a Long Time Ago

This surprisingly simple solution is win-win, if only the banks would sign on.

Rand Paul's Weird Fixation on Slashing Bike Lane and Sidewalk Funding

The amount of money he's talking about is roughly the federal equivalent of the change you'd find in your couch.

How a Traffic Jam Became an International Incident

Gibraltar accuses Spain of inflicting "torture" through unnecessary delays at its border.

Too Many Young Adults Are Still Living at Home, and It's Hurting the Economy

The U.S. still isn't creating as many new homes as we used to -- in a large part because young adults are still with their parents.

Rising Sea Levels Could Submerge Substantial Parts of 1,700 U.S. Cities

A new study paints an especially grim future for coastal cities like New York, Boston, and Miami. 

Anthony Weiner Fails to Answer the Only Important Interview Question

He sure was non-committal when answering questions about his current sexy messaging habits with the New York Daily News.

Why Mega-Projects Always End Up Costing More Than Expected

And how the part-political, part-psychological problem can be avoided.

How Hate Groups Are Using Charity to Breed Racism Amid the Eurozone Crisis

In Europe's most impoverished capitals, extremists are trading aid for support of their offensive agenda.