At their annual gathering this week, America's urban planners confronted a growing crisis in the country's most expensive cities.
The new book Saving Place looks back on a half-century of conservation by the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission.
These grown-up dollhouses can shelter your cell phone and sunglasses.
The number of senior citizens in the workforce has nearly tripled since the 1970s.
Remembering neon pioneers Betty Willis and Brian "Buzz" Leming.
When the Baltimore man was arrested, he was alive and well. By the time he reached a police station, he couldn't breathe or talk. What happened?
Abnormally warm temperatures have fueled deadly blazes in Siberia.
The Unio is agile and takes up less space than a bike. Unfortunately, it's still a unicycle.
A controversial building has seen an extraordinary number of applicants for just 55 available affordable units.
That goal is part of the mayor's forthcoming "One New York" equity initiative.
The nation's highest court has ruled that police officers can't draw out a stop for the sole reason of waiting for drug sniffing dogs.
"It may be crazy to swim in the canal," says Christopher Swain. "But what's crazier is that the Gowanus Canal is so messed up."
Geographic and genetic reasons why you're sneezing more after a move.
Dead fish are choking Rio's waterways, and the government doesn't seem to be doing much about it.
The share of Capital Bikeshare members making more than $100,000 is growing.
The maglev train clocked in at a blazing 374 miles per hour, but its top operating speed will be slower when the train is filled with passengers.
D.C.'s Maketto was built on literal buy-in from residents. Now, this crowd-sourcing model has spread to projects including 3 World Trade Center.
How high-profile cases involving excessive force and racial bias are affecting U.S. law enforcement recruiting efforts.
Tiered water rate structures promote conservation and keep prices down for low-income families, but a new ruling calls them into question.