In Tokyo, new technology matches expectant mothers looking for a seat with passengers willing to give theirs up.
As bias incidents at American schools surge, one Maryland high school requires all freshmen to take a new course designed to encourage open minds and civil dialogue.
A new NAACP Legal Defense Fund report outlines three strategies to offset the effects of implicit bias.
A new study suggests that stress experienced early in life damages the ability to assess risk, creating young adults with poor decision-making skills.
The city has lacked regulated public transportation since its civil war.
A new Urban Institute report argues that the states surrounding the Great Lakes can make an economic comeback—if they invest in their young people.
These intricate, curious maps were supposed to be destroyed. The ones that remain reveal a fascinating portrait of how the U.S.S.R. monitored the world.
The company WeWork will launch a school that teaches young children to be entrepreneurs.
A group is arguing for the adaptive reuse of 19th-century mental hospitals.
Voters in U.S. cities will weigh in on drugs, partying, renting, and rooftop gardening. Their decisions could have national implications.
The kingdom bills its latest planned city, Neom, as a liberal metropolis where humanity can chart its future together. Can it deliver?
Recent reports highlight the injustices found in school disciplinary practices and suggest ways to stop them.
A new book examines how trailer parks trap their residents in a cycle of deprivation.
Government programs have helped millions of kids escape destitution.
Another white supremacist rally and a shooting threat pose mounting challenges for administrators and teachers.
A gallery exhibit explores the urban public spaces of the Islamic Republic.
Volunteers across the globe are filling in maps of Puerto Rico. How do humanitarian workers use them?
Socioeconomic conditions outrank all others factors in determining well-being.
Can their cities accommodate them?
It’s not just about women’s rights.