“I never thought I’d marry a man through Uber.”
When students switch to schools downwind of major roads, their test scores fall and their absences increase, according to new research.
It’s time to look beyond Manhattan, according to architectural historian Frampton Tolbert. His new project documents the overlooked postwar buildings of Queens.
A new study finds a striking correlation at the state level between rates of household gun ownership and youth suicide.
With National Park Service employees furloughed and trash mounting, cleaning up “helped me feel like I was doing as much as I could,” said one volunteer.
On issues like climate change and gun violence, younger people demanded a louder voice in 2018.
Washington, D.C. is on track to set a more ambitious timeline for fighting climate change than any state.
We used Yelp and Google Trends data to see if people really swap the eggnog for chow fun.
A study finds census tracts that are majority black, Hispanic, or Native American experience about 50 percent greater vulnerability to wildfire.
With anti-Semitic hate crimes on the rise, security fears are a growing part of synagogue design.
Live near the dead. You just might get a discount on your home, and have (very, very) quiet neighbors.
From California to Maryland, local ordinances penalize trick-or-treating by teens, after 8 p.m., or even while wearing a mask.
After a hurricane or tropical storm, mold, which can cause health problems, spreads easily in flooded homes and is difficult (or expensive) to remove.
Average monthly highs above 86 degrees Fahrenheit increase the probability of mental-health issues, a new study finds.
Before Rosa Parks, there was Elizabeth Jennings.
If Volcanoville and Charlie’s Water Mountain aren’t enough for you, what about a boating pond and a skate park?
The Union of Concerned Scientists has questioned whether two plants, in North Carolina and Virginia, are ready for a megastorm.
The path of the powerful storm is only one way to understand the scope of its likely burden.
After the destruction of Hurricane Irma, the Florida Keys Community Land Trust started building affordable cottages that can withstand the next storm.
To halt the illegal flow of raw sewage into Nova Scotia’s LaHave River, it took a determined 11-year-old with water samples and a Facebook page.
Playable cities are here, and they want you to stay awhile.