California is on its way, and the Midwest, the Northeast Corridor, and Texas all have plans of their own.
Exposure is getting worse in parts of the world, especially industrializing countries.
France is buzzing about a new book that tries to put a price tag on the city, while also tracing its pattern of property ownership over time.
Where Americans depend the most on federal spending.
The country's bid to buy property in the heart of the City of Light.
These initatives cannot substitute for reforms that address the root causes of concentrated poverty, budget shortfalls, and failing schools.
The city's tech and information sector has been pulling away from the rest of the country since 2009.
A once crazy idea gets a little more mainstream.
Not really, though there are a few exceptions.
Where creditors can legally take your car, your home, the last dollar in your bank account, and your kitchen appliances.
The rise of solar-power companies and other solar innovators has created a future-oriented economic sector for the city.
These women, often from rural areas, are regularly kept in apartments that their lovers buy for them in urban centers.
A billion people could lose easy access to water by the end of the century, triggering mass migrations, food shortages, and wars.
The geography of American innovation over the last decade.
The New York mayoral candidates come at the question from different sides.
London's Edward Lister says building basic infrastructure is more important than chasing new technology.
In 2008, Syracuse started promising graduates full college tuition. Now it's rising above the national averages for enrollment.