Chinese policymakers are getting so serious about air pollution that their efforts are hurting GDP performance.
Living in poverty is associated with higher-mortality cancers, say scientists.
Some patients are being "prescribed" bicycles and groceries as doctors attempt to treat the lifestyle consequences of poverty.
Over the last decade, attendance at New York City libraries' free programs jumped 88 percent to 2.5 million.
Disease-causing bacteria like MRSA and E. coli are remarkably good at surviving the in-flight environment.
The U.S. Postal Service compiles information on every address in the country almost every day. Here's what they do with the numbers.
Is your city one of the dog bite–iest—at least when it comes to postal workers—in the nation?
California added 900,000 new jobs during the recovery, but they were spread over the state's 38 million residents.
A tale of two definitions of entrepreneur—one thriving, one flailing.
Researchers say lender-owned foreclosures could be causing neighbors too much stress.
From soccer-themed public art projects to social unrest, the FIFA tournament is already visible all over the country.
U.S. income inequality increased 15 percent between 1979 and 2012, but the story varies across different parts of the country.
The project's been a huge early success, but the mass transit component is lagging, and there are already affordability concerns along completed portions of the trail.
A 100,000-square-foot facility in D.C.'s Anacostia will produce 1 million pounds of produce a year and provide up to 25 permanent jobs.
America's declining "business dynamism" has affected all 50 states and nearly every single metro area.
Building around a small number of city centers can mean even more hellish pollution, traffic, and property prices.
Times are so tough in Shamokin, City Hall had its gas cut off last month.
The past decade in prices—and the story it tells about poverty and America.
Everybody wants to get out of Illinois and Connecticut, it seems, and nobody wants to leave Montana.