- Haiti seeks to control 'city' that emerged from quake Updated: Jun-26-15 12:07 am
CANAAN, Haiti - Before the January 2010 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital, the only occupants of the arid hills near the city's northern edge were skinny goats foraging amid the cactus and scrub.
- Making a splash: Ocean City planning beach ball water tower Updated: Jun-25-15 10:17 am
OCEAN CITY, Maryland - Ocean City is planning to build a new water tower over the Route 50 bridge that officials hope will feature a beach ball and become a memorable landmark for the city.
- Holdouts: Slum resists eviction in shadow of Olympic Park Updated: Jun-09-15 6:26 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Olympic Park for the 2016 Games is going up in one of Rio's wealthiest areas, and real estate prices are soaring even as Brazil enters a recession.
- Juneau fighting unpermitted signs at seasonal shops downtown Updated: Jun-09-15 3:16 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A senior city planner says Juneau's downtown seasonal storefronts are peppered with illegal signs that constitute what one official calls "visual pollution."