The shipping company will make 28 million drop-offs today -- 324 a second.
As inner cores become wealthier, crime will get pushed out of many cities.
Traditionally stingy with new growth, the city appears to be on the cusp of a major construction cycle.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Gift purchases are dow n, Christmas lights are dim, and families are suffering.
A bitter feud between two men has sent the price of trees in New York City sky-high.
France's Nantes has a powerful plan to cut carbon, eliminate cars, and redevelop the city's heart.
Americans moved less than ever between 2005 and 2010 — but no one seems to know why.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
The worst drought in half a century has brought water levels close to historic lows.
A New England town with a touch of the Gold Coast.
New York sets its sights on extending the benefits of the city's burgeoning start-up ecosystem.
Propaganda theme parks, faux-Manhattan skylines, and more.
A follow-up on our analysis of The New York Times series on state and local incentives to business.
Europe's 2020 soccer championship will, for the first time, not be awarded to any particular set of countries.
Some of the world’s fastest-growing pockets of wealth are in five cities you may never have heard of.
Another wrinkle in the density discussion.
States, cities and counties give away $80 billion per year, but that doesn't seem to create stronger economies or lower unemployment.