The latest tally of the city's rat horde dispels the myth that the city is home to "one rat per person."
A local doctor tries to raise awareness about the social causes of Type 2 diabetes, in his community and others.
When Patricia Herrera got a water hookup for the community of Farola, it was only the beginning.
Raising the minimum wage and changing workplace culture could help.
Eleven Americans perish each day at their place of employment. But in other developed countries, work itself is the killer.
Street photographer Dougie Wallace delves into the "total f------ chaos" of the popular British nightlife spot.
Houston's Neighborhood Centers has spent years addressing this hidden problem—which will spread throughout the U.S.
D.C., Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Houston, and Dallas draw those with "symbolic knowledge."
What can the vicissitudes of a very nichey (and spooky) industry teach us about the economic recovery?
With The Bitter Southerner, editor Chuck Reece and his creative team explore the contradictions of the modern South.
Whether Sheng or Town Bemba, informal languages are giving the continent's urban youth culture a voice.
The philanthropist covered the U.S. in libraries between 1893 and 1919. How many survive—and the forms they've taken—points to what kind of structures make a city center.
A status report on proposed lines in California, Texas, and the Northeast.
The largest metros would have seen a 24 percent bump in economic growth in 2012 if racial employment disparities didn't exist.
Halloween isn't much of a tradition there, yet they've been spotted year-round for a while now. What do they want?
Mary Peng advocates for the welfare of the rapidly growing number of "companion animals" in Chinese cities.
It might be simpler to mark where an ex-Jimmy Johnner CAN legally put meat on sub roll.
Are big, successful cities the new normal?