Across the world, people are preparing by hoarding food, climbing mountains, and partying.
Four percent of the country identifies as Jewish, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist. A peek at where those communities are clustered.
Brooklyn's Barclays Center is proving itself a leader in fostering a strong hometown identity.
The shipping company will make 28 million drop-offs today -- 324 a second.
It's been an eventful year for cartography.
25 strangers share their hopes for the season.
Illustrator Jenni Sparks discusses her lively, unique renderings of New York and London.
As inner cores become wealthier, crime will get pushed out of many cities.
Also, a Canadian city goes after bullies and a Chicago alderman takes the war on pigeons to a new level.
Traditionally stingy with new growth, the city appears to be on the cusp of a major construction cycle.
Cities around the world are reinventing the highway with things like de-icing pavements, color-changing paint and wind-powered street lights.
Go ahead, play a few notes.
The perfect place to escape from the everyday.
Climate change-related heat waves and intense storms are projected to hit Eastern U.S. cities especially hard.
Starring a rusty Land Rover.
Artist Gabriel Orozco has applied a fresh logic to trash-as-art.
Austin and Pittsburgh don't fare very well in Walk Score's bikeability ranking.
MTA leader Joe Lhota is expected to resign today to prepare for a mayoral run.
Gift purchases are dow n, Christmas lights are dim, and families are suffering.