The 48-Degree Heat Waves of the Future Could Melt Streets and Bend Train Tracks
As climate change makes summers worse, cities must adapt or face potentially deadly consequences.
The Next Millennial Trend Is Suing Big Oil for Destructive Climate Change
New York is the latest – and biggest – city to sue giants like BP and ExxonMobil over damage from extreme weather. It probably won't be the last.
What Can New York Learn from London's Underground?
How to be on time.
The Repeal of New York's Racist Anti-Dancing Law Was a Dance Party
On Tuesday, the New York City Council voted to repeal the Cabaret Law from 1925, and the scene outside of City Hall was one of jubilation
Why Trump's Third Attempt at a Travel Ban Just Might Stick
The president's new, indefinite ban on travel includes non-Muslim-majority countries, which could help it hold up to legal scrutiny.
Refugees Took Over Trump's Childhood Home
As the president contemplates slashing refugee admission rates, we heard refugees tell their stories at his boyhood Queens residence.
What You Should Know About Hurricane Irma So Far
As the powerful storm heads into the US, millions are bracing for its impact.
The Anti-Inauguration: Scenes from the Massive Women’s March on Washington
“Welcome to your first day! We will not go away!”
Trump Supporters Told Us Their Hopes and Dreams
"I've been waiting for a man like this for 40 years."
I Watched Trump Become President with His Biggest Fans
Donald Trump's inauguration made a lot of Americans worried, but it thrilled the voters who traveled to DC to see it.
A Look Back at Some of the Worst, Wildest Inaugurations in Presidential History
Donald Trump's ceremony may be hurt by protesters and a weak lineup of performers, but it won't be as nuts as Andrew Jackson's inauguration.
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What Will the Future of Incarceration Look Like?
We asked experts and advocates what happens when more jails and more prisons isn't the answer any more.