And the death figures go down whenever the country's government cracks down on alcohol sales.
Developers on the eastern edge of Mesa are building a new mixed-use master-planned community, friendly to both residents and big businesses.
Torrential downpours and abnormal heat could kill nearly half of penguin chicks in a single year, say researchers.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
There are tremendous differences in what it takes for workers to get by in different parts of the country.
The mayor of Mesa lured five liberal-arts colleges to town as part of a creative strategy to boost local economic activity and to keep smart students in the region.
Scientists at NOAA have updated the environmental catastrophe for today's media-hungry, GIS-loving audience.
Comparing the Motor City's manufacturing woes to the rest of the region.
Hospital rooms, shopping floors, and fast-food counters: This is where the future of U.S. employment lives. We think.
Yes, there are still plenty of places that are unlikely to rebound until 2018 or later.
Istanbul is on pace to become Europe's most populous metro between 2017 and 2018. How will the city handle it?
Guides for prospectors, circa 1848.
Supercomputers reveal a natural channel in the earth that could bring potent shaking to the megacity.
A child's chances of reaching the middle class aren't declining. But whether they get there depends a lot on where they live.
Which makes doing something about it all the more difficult.
A century-old idea to rethink how we tax land.
Despite major advances, the world's slum population will likely double to 2 billion by 2050.
These iconic buildings are great for a city's character and downtown vitality. But they're quickly disappearing.