As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.
He’s seeking a “strong-mayor” system, but opponents of the plan have prevented it from happening since 2008.
A handy graphic illustrating where CO2 emissions are dropping fastest.
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.
Students in Le Roy, New York, are beset by an unexplained storm of tics and verbal outbursts.
A Winnipeg-based firm on the city's budding architecture scene.
The state shows the depths of the continuing crisis, but also offers some insightful solutions.
The Pompidou Centre tunnel-like staircase is decked out to raise awareness of AIDS.
Hospitals brace for a record number of babies in the Year of the Dragon and other news.
Two proposals create convention competition in Queens and raise questions about need.
The city's best-known sandwich maker on his unlikely path from history major to deli owner.
A new map shows which metro areas have seen the highest – and lowest – job growth in various sectors since the recession.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Philadelphia transit agency is asking couples who met on board to share their stories.
They save lots of money - and that's just their most obvious benefit.
The capital of post-Soviet Azerbaijan is decking itself out for Europe's kitschy song contest.
Two film makers capture the joys of riding in Mexico's capital
Cities ban things! Also in this week's edition: D.C. outlaws Occupy protesters and large dogs are no longer welcome in one Chinese city.
The former D.C. transportation leader reflects on taking his show on the road.
Central Connecticut State University's annual study found no correlation between the wealth of a city and its literacy rate.