Hundreds of property owners have successfully lobbied to pay less in insurance premiums. But they'll receive the same payout if disaster strikes.
They are also less likely to be working full time and more likely to be unemployed.
Eighty years ago, the balloons were instead weird animals and dead-eyed people.
But that may not be as big a safety threat as you think.
A GIF to illustrate the death toll, month-by-month.
He's leading two new polls.
Stop and frisk and mandatory minimums could get major overhauls. The impact of those policy shifts, neatly summarized.
Add forgetfulness to the city's many woes.
His favorability has plummeted, along with his chances of winning the primary in the mayoral election.
Bob Filner was going to accept an award for his work on sexual assault. In light of revelations about his harassment of staff, terms have changed.
A little disgrace never hurt anyone, especially in New York City, where the scandal-plagued comeback kids are beating their straitlaced opponents.
When Las Vegas sets a new all-time high temperature record, something unpleasant is happening with the weather.
The City Council passed a policy to severely curtail the practice.
That's about a quarter the size of Oklahoma's state budget.
The majority were displaced by flooding from monsoons and typhoons in Asia.
6 months after Sandy, the feds haven't spent nearly as much as they will on recovery efforts.
Wildly fluctuating urban air pollution is prompting some residents to seek homes elsewhere. But most Chinese cities suffer similar problems.
All transit has been suspended; residents urged to remain in their homes. Police are conducting a door-to-door manhunt for second bombing suspect.
In 2010, air pollution contributed to 1.2 million deaths and 2013 looks like it could be even worse.
Georgia's state senate just declared that it, not its neighbor to the north, controls part of the Tennessee River at Nickajack.