As urbanization piles pressure on cities, a study of the total carbon impact of buildings suggests high-density, low-rise areas could be more sustainable.
People in Detroit are installing their own internet network in a project run by the Equitable Internet Initiative to roll out affordable broadband.
Food insecurity increased in the US during 2020, according to a new report, with almost 15% of households with children classified as being food insecure.
In July 2019, officials in New York reported that 200 firefighters had died from illnesses related to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York City adopted anti-terrorism and surveillance technologies, which would lay the foundation for smart cities.
New business applications in the United States fell during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, but by summer 2020 they'd recovered to historic highs.
Following news of the plane crashing into the World Trade Center, the Secret Service evacuated the White House. A member of staff remembers the events.
Within three hours on September 11, 2001, New York’s tallest buildings had collapsed and the Pentagon was on fire. Here's a timeline of what happened.
In a process called rapid intensification, hurricanes can form and get stronger when heat at the ocean surface is higher than 78 F.
The Civilian Climate Corps is modelled in part on a 1930s Depression-era initiative and could create jobs and help tackle climate change across the United States.
Video gaming is a very lucrative and popular industry around the world, with a global revenue of $154.6 billion expected in 2021.
The US Senate has passed the $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, promising vital investment in areas from roads, broadband access and drinking water.
There is debate on infrastructure investment as a means of sustained growth, but returns are realized over long time periods and promise to improve quality of life for all citizens.
Wildfires in Western North America are becoming increasingly worse, with a number of experts pointing toward climate change as the main reason for the increase.
The travel industry could be about to boom following COVID-19 lockdowns, with a McKinsey survey showing travel is the second-most-desired U.S activity.