A new report details the challenges that Houston’s immigrant population faced after Harvey—and offers a glimpse of what might await residents of the Carolinas after Florence.
For months, the Bay Area’s transit agency sent license plate information to federal immigration authorities, violating its own “sanctuary” policy.
The Union of Concerned Scientists has questioned whether two plants, in North Carolina and Virginia, are ready for a megastorm.
Cities love to use Tax Increment Financing to boost development. Should they?
Campaign insiders offer clues to the reasons for Emanuel’s startling announcement that he won’t seek reelection as mayor. (Others just say “good riddance.”)
Kerala's busiest airport reopened this week, but the conditions that led to the deadly and destructive floods in the southern Indian state remain.
In the technology industry, labor organizing can get tricky.
Recent research shows that not only are militarized squads used disproportionately in communities of color, but contrary to claims, they reduce neither crime nor police injury or death.
A recent study finds that employers hiring for low-wage jobs in Washington, D.C., are more likely to call back applicants who live nearby.
According to a new study, it can take decades for someone who was laid off to make up lost earnings, but for those who live near parents who provide childcare, that time is halved.
The modern playground has become mind-numbingly standard-issue. There’s a movement afoot to bring “adventure” back into play.
Donald Trump thinks Washington, D.C. charged him too much to host his parade. But he still owes a lot of cities money for past events.
The barriers formerly incarcerated people face are creating a housing crisis—and no one is paying attention.
There may be another metro within a day’s drive where the costs of living are a lot lower and salaries go a lot further. Is is worth moving?
The second Unite the Right rally saw an emaciated turnout. But residents of Washington, D.C., have something of a tradition of showing up to oppose white supremacists.
“To be quite honest it kind of feels like they’re a bit obsessed with the city,” an immigrants’ rights activist said of the Department of Justice.
Following Seattle’s example, other cities want to give voters cash vouchers to donate to local candidates.
For decades, aldermen have used their “aldermanic prerogative” to reject affordable housing development, confining the city’s low-income residents, who are mostly black and brown, to a few areas of the city, a new report says.