Rules meant to protect sponsors prevent architects from winning awards for their Olympic facilities.
A new state-by-state analysis shows just how transportation dollars are spent.
Hundreds of "peace tents" will be illuminated to commemorate the ancient Olympic Truce.
In some places, governments consider independent bookstores a vital part of the urban fabric.
Tour a secret cave that once housed Chinese military leader Lin Biao.
Newly released panoramics of the world's most remote outposts.
A wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon, turning the watched into the watchers.
Photographs of the phantom City Hall station capture transit charm of yore.
China is considering investing in major projects in San Francisco. Could this be the way forward for cash-strapped cities?
Many U.S. cities cannot access the skilled workers they need.
A street artist has laid impossible-to-complete track and swim lanes all throughout the city.
Stilted homes over the water are being taken down by the government, leaving thousands homeless.
Which countries have the most social media influence?
Upset over being excluded from the lanes, some 200 London cab drivers blocked traffic in Parliament Square.
Also, a pilot program to give out free toilet paper in China fails miserably.
With only 10 days until the Opening Ceremonies, images from all over the city as it the Games draw ever closer.
Obsessing over trying to serve different economic classes on mass transit misses the point.
Elon Musk imagines a cheap, faster-than-a-plane, weather-immune, crash-impervious people-mover.
During the "Bol Bom" pilgrimage, the faithful chant the name of Lord Shiva while running some 9 miles.