For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.
There's very little evidence that rent stabilization protects poor or vulnerable renters.
Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.
Some say it's a security measure — but others think it's a matter of money.
Though the city sees 15 million walking trips a day, the infrastructure is abysmal. But some developers are trying to change that.
In the aftermath of Sandy, New Yorkers suddenly remembered that many of the city's housing projects are placed along the water.
San Francisco is once again the best city in America to flip burgers.
Weighing jobs vs. climate change in New York's hardest hit borough.
Protesters gathered across India's cities to demand justice and security for women.
In this haunting series, Thierry Cohen rids urban areas of their electric lights to reveal luminous celestial vistas.
The aging car-rental giant plans to acquire Zipcar for $500 million. Here's what that might mean for users.
A new rise of suburban sprawl, getting serious about climate change and more.
The man ventured into the eviscerated fuselage to retrieve a wounded woman after Saturday's accident at Vnukovo Airport, which killed five crew members.
The Housing Authority is using a cultural audit to redevelop the city's outdated South Lincoln Homes, not far from downtown.
Property values have soared in some neighborhoods. But other parts of the borough have been largely excluded from the boom.
A new analysis disputes the idea that cities need a strong central business district to draw commuters onto transit.
Sebastien Toutant took advantage of Montreal's record snow, performing some impressive stunts in a downtown park.
We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.
The French want to know about ornamental holly, Germans are curious about cul-de-sacs, and the Vietnamese are reading up on sex positions.