Ed Lee came into office facing a $385 million deficit. By rethinking the pension system, he managed to save the city $1.3 billion over 10 years.
Typically, the Chinese press tries to put the best spin on Beijing's pollution. But the national media covered "airpocalypse" with startling frankness.
Almost three months later, there's still much to do.
The answer to underfunded primary and secondary education should not be a VC-funded bet foisted upon a disadvantaged population.
Clogged canals and aging infrastructure aren’t the only factors intensifying Jakarta’s perennial flood crises.
America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.
Architects set out to create warm spaces for New York's 10,000 feral cats.
We get a lot of email. This week, Richard Florida answers one reader's pressing question.
Blame corruption, according to the New York Times.
Sands Casino revitalized a major parcel of unused land, bringing a hotel and award-winning arts center along with it. But partnering with a casino can come at a cost.
There are serious cultural reference points to be found in China's obsession with 'duplitecture.'
Ladies, restrain yourselves.
You heard it here first.
We're going to get a windfall of gun research thanks to Obama's new policy. Here's what we want to know.
Boston's commuter rail embraces the next big convenience in mass transit.
Two people were killed after a copter collided with a construction crane and fell to the street in Central London.
An Indianapolis nonprofit is recycling more than five miles of banners left over from Super Bowl XLVI.
Detroit rolled out the next generation of fuel-efficient cars at this year's Auto Show.
In much of the country, walking – that most basic and human method of movement, and the one most important to our health – is all but impossible.