The country's government has proven surprisingly capable in the face of its latest natural disaster.
Hurricane Sandy is the wake-up call.
What were the Games good for, exactly?
Parsing the latest numbers from the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.
A by-the-numbers look at the wreckage left behind.
For almost two-thirds of us, the American Dream is a virtual impossibility.
Turns out there is such a thing as a free ride.
A conversation with urban sociologist Zachary Neal on his new book, The Connected City.
It all comes down to two words: household formation.
Many cities are powerless when it comes to controlling the money in their coffers. Here's how to fix that.
After a Great Recession slump, the number of new households is ticking up.
Despite the crisis, the U.S. finance industry has grown since 2008.
The controversial plan appears to have reached a dead end.
Since the start of the economic crisis, creative class workers have fared substantially better than others.
Birmingham finds success with an innovative program to rejuvenate a neighborhood.
It's become the go-to site for hosts and guests who are desperate and underemployed. But that could change quickly.
Park Slope residents are complaining that stadium fans are peeing all over the neighborhood.
Rising cigarette sales used to be a sign that poor countries were growing. Now declining rates seem to be the marker of prosperity.
A low-income community in Boston taps homegrown business leaders for a brighter future.