Mudslides have closed US 101 above Los Angeles, so tourist boats are offering an ad-hoc ferry service between Ventura and Santa Barbara.
Baltimore addressed its trash problem in its Inner Harbor with a floating water wheel. But it got public buy-in by giving it a personality.
Fitness has become far more than just a New Year’s resolution in many American cities. Once rife with grit and nightlife, many urban neighborhoods now embrace fitness as a lifestyle.
It was the “year of the trans candidate” in the U.S., and generally a victorious year for LGBTQ politicians in city and state elections. But we are a long way away from proportional representation.
“I think it’s important for these writers to say, ‘Look, your creativity, your writing, your research, your journalism, matters just as much in Pittsburgh as it does in New York and D.C.”
A detailed map of U.S. wildfires since 1980 reveals the growing role of human causes.
Many Obama-era policies are keeping numbers low in smaller cities. But the new data comes in the wake of a GOP budget that does little to bolster affordable housing.
The most serious effects of the House and Senate proposals would unfold over years for urban citizens.
San Francisco's new monument to "comfort women" has Osaka, Japan, threatening to end a decades-long relationship.
Jersey’s supply of compact, mixed-use neighborhoods is limited, and Millennials are noticing.
In Maurice, Louisiana, it’s time to make turkey-stuffed-with-duck-stuffed-with-chicken.
More women are on track to be elected mayor in the top 100 cities than ever before—in some major cities, for the first time. But not before overcoming some major hurdles.
Voters in U.S. cities will weigh in on drugs, partying, renting, and rooftop gardening. Their decisions could have national implications.
Urban areas are battling state and federal authorities over reproductive rights, and some are doing better than others.
Since 1982, mass shootings have spared few regions of America.
“It calls into question how far ICE can go, or how far private entities can go with ICE.”
We sorted through the longshots and likely contenders so you don’t have to.
One Florida county is using the impending storm warnings to enforce outstanding warrants.
The smaller cities in America’s industrial heartland have a unique set of challenges, according to a new study—but they also have advantages.
Greg Stanton says his police are prepared to work overtime. But that is not without a cost to the city.