The City of Bridges revives the rivers that helped make it an economic powerhouse.
The NFL team in western New York is offering free tickets and $10 an hour for fans to dig out the stadium before the Jets game on Sunday.
How they serve the needs of their communities
Is prekindergarten for all actually the solution for closing the achievement gap? Some experts say no.
How nature itself could become a city’s best defense against extreme weather
How gender and place shape um and uh
Science keeps revealing how much we don't, perhaps can't, know. Yet humans seek closure, which should make religious pluralists of us all.
Lab tests have suggested that a papyrus scrap mentioning Jesus's wife is authentic. Why do most scholars believe it's fake?
A very short book excerpt
What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age
Why unplanned births are a bigger problem than unmarried parents
Ahead of the expected grand jury decision in the case of Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, Governor Jay Nixon activated the National Guard on Monday.
The activist group We Charge Genocide described alleged human rights violations to the UN's anti-torture watchdog.
And they're using it to organize a wild, no-holds-barred streetball tournament.
The backlash against no-excuses discipline in high school
Around 50 people die in the New York City subway system each year, but city officials won't invest in physical safeguards.
In Winters, California, a library, a swimming pool, and a school make a big difference in the quality of life.
Unlike dogs, cats are at best semi-domesticated—and we love them for that.
Is Kim Kardashian defying sexist beauty standards, or helping create new ones?