A landmark 2008 land use law has led to more sustainable communities.
Also, medical-marijuana dispensaries are outlawed in L.A., chained-up pooches in Virginia.
What they may stop riding are commercial airlines, research suggests.
Also, Texas takes aim at drinking beer while tubing and the less said about Kenya's underwear-based moonshine, the better.
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Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle's "Weather Field" installation is designed to create a "microclimate" in the air.
The fabled home of California's redwoods has the worst air quality of any national park and is full of mysteriously crippled wildlife.
Plans are emerging for an electric-powered truck highway in the ports of L.A. and Long Beach.
Pretty please with sugar on top?
A new anti-harassment law in Berkeley and a building-access law in San Francisco are both the second of their kind.
The majority of U.S. states have "mediocre to awful" standards in science, according to a brutal new scorecard.
A new study shows just how much high-speed rail dominates the Paris-to-London trip and concludes it would compete with air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco
According to a new study, the secret is stores that attract outsiders
Experts say America's bullet trains will need to carry 10 million passengers to offset the environmental impact of construction
Amid disappearing funding, a new report looks at how high-speed rail can still happen in the U.S.
With cost estimates rising, a commitment of additional state funds for high-speed rail seems all but impossible