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When Renters Invade the Cul-de-Sac

A menace coming to a nice community near you.

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The High Cost of Not Having Enough

More on poverty and cognitive bandwidth.

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Can Drastic New Anti-Pollution Rules Help Clean Up Beijing's Air?

The city is rolling out a series of regulations to cut emissions over the next five years.

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Watch the Long-Delayed $6.4 Billion Bay Bridge Rise in Minutes

California's largest public works project is finally open to traffic.

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San Diego's Pandas Are So Much Better at Sex Than D.C.'s

The National Zoo may have an adorable new cub, but it was no simple feat.

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The Extraordinary 30-Year Growth of the U.S. Hispanic Population

In GIFs.

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Chinatown Buses Beware: Feds Launch Surprise 'Strike Force' Inspections

A broad two-week crackdown on inter-city charters and vans.

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How Poverty Taxes the Brain

Scientists have discovered that being poor actually impairs our cognitive abilities.

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America's Driving Less, and This Evidence Suggests It's Not About the Economy

A new report compares driving trends state by state.

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On Transportation's 'History of Dividing Us'

For the March on Washington anniversary, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has written about the role of transportation in civil rights, both good and bad.

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Why Are Some States Trying to Ban LEED Green Building Standards?

As the certification grows more popular, industry opposition to it is ramping up.

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A Brief History of How Living Alone Came to Seem Totally Normal

From 1970 to today.

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A Playground Built to Keep Sex Offenders at Bay

The scheme was cooked up by a Daytona Beach homeowner's association.

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D.C.'s Panic and Fear the Day Before the March on Washington

Memories from history's wild imagination, 50 years later.

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Storage Space in New York Now Costs More Than Your Entire Home

Meet the $300,000 underground closet.

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Where New Yorkers Run Up the Biggest Power Bills

And where they pay the heaviest price for it.

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Insidious Chicago Bike-Share Station Threatens Home and Hearth!

A new lawsuit from a very imaginative condo association.

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How Robots in Outer Space Are Influencing the Cars of the Future

If engineers can build bots that can land themselves on Mars, surely they can produce less sophisticated systems for our vehicles.

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A Majority of Black Americans Feel They're Treated Unfairly by Just About Every Major Civic Institution

Cops. Courts. Schools. Elections.