A collection of photographs from the Chicago Tribune archives rejects spectacle in favor of brutal, messy truth.
The service debuted this week. For now, most of the drivers and conductors are still men.
Photographer Cynthia Connolly captures the faded glamor of the city's rooftop signage—even in Virginia, New York, and D.C.
Across Europe, people have taken to the streets in support of free speech after a deadly terrorist attack against France's most controversial satirical publication.
From Kiev to Ferguson, demonstrators took to the streets and made their voices heard in 2014.
Remembering the public artworks the fueled the most heated reactions in 2014.
"I would like the viewer to reorient themselves and think about the space they inhabit with others," says Michael Pederson.
Dutch photographer Hans Eijkelboom captures the universal anti-style of pedestrians around the world.
Alexander Gardner, one of the Civil War's most important photographers, tracked the changes sweeping the western United States during the late 1860s.
A civic engagement project wants working-class Cairenes to know that the superhero understands life in their city can be tough.
Zach Worrell accidentally sent his quadcopter right up into a huge flock of migrating birds. Here's what he could see.
The past weeks have seen the largest number of Americans taking to the streets since the Occupy and Iraq War protests. But what really sets these ongoing actions apart is that they are in so many cities—and spread out across them.
Remnants of a final wave of federal land grants, hundreds of 1950s "jackrabbit homesteads" still haunt a distant corner of the Mojave desert.
Damon Davis has long created dynamic works that have helped his divided hometown of St. Louis communicate. In the wake of the Michael Brown case, he's been called to make art that is itself a form of protest.
Buenos Aires' oldest subways cars didn't quite make it to 100 years in service. State and city officials hope to give new life to the retired La Brugeoise cars soon.
A small but thriving industry has cropped up around New York City high schools that forbid students from having phones on campus.
From city to city, law enforcement guidelines on crowd control and the use of force and firearms vary widely.
Peaceful demonstrations were quickly overshadowed by violence.
Now largely obsolete, these Escher-like cisterns were once monuments of public life. And in the midst of water shortage, stepwells may refill their civic role.