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How Black-Owned Businesses Help Reduce Youth Violence

A new study links growth in African American entrepreneurship to a decline in black youth violence between 1990 and 2000.

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NASA Builds a Nightmare Room of Solar Fire

A new exhibit throws viewers into the boiling plasma and eerie soundscape of the sun.

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New England Could Get Yet Another Snowstorm This Week

An impressive-looking system might dump even more snow Thursday into Friday.

Windyty

The New England Blizzard's Winds Will Be 'Just as Bad' as the Snow

Expect downed trees, massive waves, and widespread, lasting power outages.

Predict Your Own Thanksgiving-Snowstorm Travel Misery

The National Weather Service has an experimental new tool that shows the weather hazards along your journey, including predicted snow accumulations.

WhatsEatingCheff

The First Step to Success? Being Heard

For 15 years, one organization has improved outcomes for Baltimore youth with a surprising tool: the debate team.

Amy McGovern

The U.S. Cities With the Worst Climate Change-Related Flooding

Rising sea levels have kicked up flood days by as much as 900 percent along parts of the East Coast.

NASA

Where to View This Weekend's East Coast Rocket Launch

On Sunday, set your sights east to catch the fiery ascent of a resupply for the International Space Station.

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In 1914, Baltimore Wanted You to Know It Was the Best City Ever

A digitally preserved program from the city's Star Spangled Banner centennial festivities boasts about an unparalleled new sewer system, among other amenities.

Ashley Molese

Explaining Baltimore's Complicated Relationship With Its Sister Cities

Does that urban sibling connection mean anything at all?

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The U.S. Could Get More and More Super-Freezing Winters

The eastern part, anyway; in the West it will be hotter and drier, predict scientists.

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How to Sell Poor, Inner-City Families on a Life in the Suburbs

This innovative Baltimore program moved thousands of residents to middle class neighborhoods. Most stayed.

Associated Press

East Coast Cities Plunge to Record-Low Temperatures

Baltimore set a new all-time low of 4 degrees, and that's warm compared to the weather elsewhere.

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A Plan to Fix Baltimore's Speed Cameras By Reversing the Incentives

A lesson in bad government contracting.

Library of Congress

Life Along Route 1 in the 1940s

What one photographer discovered documenting life between the Nation's Capital and the Mason Dixon Line.

Ben Marcin

The Secluded Homeless Camps of Baltimore

Photographer Ben Marcin found the people who live off the grid.

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Say Hello to Your Newest Urban Animal: the Snowy Owl

The fluffy-white hunters are everywhere this year, from New York to Baltimore all the way down to Florida.

Digital Scholarship Lab

The Quaint Plans for American Cities, as We Envisioned Them 200 Years Ago

New York in 1776, Charleston in 1780, Baltimore in 1801.

A Day in the Life of a Baltimore Slumlord Hunter

A video follows Carol Ott, a mother of two who is documenting every blighted property she can find in Baltimore.