The proposed 16 weeks of paid leave could make a big difference for many caring for a new baby or sick parent.
The city council has granted the mayor’s wish requiring local hiring for city-contracted projects. Will more jobs really mean less violence?
Getting rid of accidental emergency calls could save San Francisco more than $2 million yearly, says an official.
The world’s extremely poor population will drop below 10 percent this year, but some areas are still struggling.
Americans should build fewer ballparks and arenas. But if we’re going to keep building no matter what, we should put some effort into them.
A combination of social networks, skills, and circumstance can lead to ethnic groups clustering around a single industry.
More retirement and nursing homes are asking college students to move in, an arrangement that benefits everyone.
In New Orleans and Chicago, police officials continue to butt heads with independent monitors while the NYPD takes some steps toward accountability.
Philadelphia City Paper, remembered.
The new Pew interactive covers 1850 to 2013.
An extensive new report looks at the positive and negative outcomes of assimilation.
The number of master storytellers in the country has dwindled, but one man is instructing a new generation in the ancient tradition.
The “first” local government action against the carmaker surely won’t be the last.
How a London café that specializes in cereal became the latest flashpoint in the city’s ongoing gentrification debate.
The state’s legislature is considering a bill that would seize the authority of local governments on fair housing, wages, and even traffic laws.
Contrary to stereotypes, seniors are a natural fit for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft.
Small to medium-sized cities may have fewer barriers to entry than some of the nation’s leading start-up hubs.
The Scots have a neat way to make two chimneys suffer mutual destruction.
While these two jockey for position, no other cities really come close to challenging them.