Place-based immigrant visas could help revitalize America’s left-behind cities and regions, economic researchers say in a new report.
A study of 11 California newspapers shows that when cities have fewer reporters, political competition and voter turnout suffer.
From D.C. to Dallas, cities are drafting documents to help protect their cultural resources from economic changes. But too often, these plans lack teeth.
Every major component of a downsizer’s lifestyle is influenced, including food, transportation, and consumption of goods and services.
The Netherlands recently let train travelers ride free if they carried a book. Here are other strange offers that covered the cost of train or bus tickets.
We all know the stereotypes: Suburbia is dull, conformist, and about “keeping up with the Joneses.” But what about the suburbs of utopians and renegades?
Photographer Patrick Wright carried his camera on the city’s rapid transit system for four years, taking photos of over a thousand riders.
The town next to the George Washington Bridge is fed—and cursed—by cars and trucks flowing to New York City. But there’s more to Fort Lee than traffic.
Manuel Valls is running for office in Barcelona, where his trumpeting of European values has gained little traction in the face of everyday politics.
States with stricter gun-control laws have fewer homicides, especially when they’re used in combination, according to a new study.
America’s growing geographic divide derives from economic inequality, especially the tremendous gains of the 1 percent.
A new vacation rental law aims to ease the strain of tourism in central Madrid and spread the industry’s benefits to other parts of the city.
Your adorable house cat is also a ruthless predator. A conservation biologist makes the case for keeping cats indoors, or at least on leashes.
They might be getting sick of booze, but they’re not giving up on it completely.
After years of vacancy, name changes, and collapsing ceilings, the Attucks still holds a special place in the collective memory of Norfolk’s black community.
A proposed luxury development in Manhattan has highlighted the murky status of Jointly Owned Playgrounds. Are they people’s parks or possible development sites?
Meet the UPS driver who proves once and for all that mail carriers and dogs can live in harmony.
An effort to restore one of the last remaining Negro League ballparks uncovers a hidden history of America’s pastime.
In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings began an 81-game winning streak that changed how America thought about professional baseball.
The contribution of culture and art to the U.S. economy is bigger than the economic output of Sweden or Switzerland, according to a new report.