Rebuilding is never just a matter of putting back structures.
Turns out quality matters less than government support.
Globe-spanning belts of moisture are gradually moving north, spelling droughts for a bunch of new regions, say researchers.
Criminologists say bad economies create more crime; economists say the opposite. But recent data reveals neither explanation is right.
Few say it's because they can't find jobs. But is that a reason to take away their food stamps?
The housing bust may have created a new kind of rental industry. Is that a good thing?
From one metropolitan area to the next.
Jobs paying more than $30 an hour have fueled Canada's job growth, in stark contrast to America's temp-heavy recovery.
New York's most famous building is going public.
The Research Triangle is showing its age, but an ambitious plan may restore its luster.
It's going up like crazy, but people keep buying.
A new report ranks 34 major U.S. cities by their energy-use policies.
80 percent of all metro areas saw their GDP's rise in 2012, according to a new Bureau of Economic Analysis report.
Food, clothes, and housing account for more than 60 percent of all spending among the poor.
Both BRT and streetcars are championed as tools for development. But only one has evidence to back that up.
Sioux Falls: If you can make it there ...
A new study shows that creative class workers spur innovation, no matter their field.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray just vetoed a measure that would have effectively established two very different minimum wages in the city.