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Why Julián Castro's Record as Mayor of San Antonio Doesn't Necessarily Tell Us Much About His Future at HUD

Unlike the strong-mayor governments of Chicago or New York, San Antonio's government is led by a city manager. 

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America's Biggest Metros Are Growing Much Faster Than Other Cities

The population of cities with more than a million people jumped 3.2 percent, much better than the 2.4 percent for the U.S. overall.

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The Most Revealing Broadband Adoption Maps We've Ever Seen

In the era of Google Fiber, there's more reason than ever to confront America's digital divide.

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San Antonio Can't Decide If It's Building Streetcars or Light Rail

The city is locked in a bewildering debate, with transit funding at stake.

Aaron Cassara

Where Atlantic Cities Readers Think Millennials Can Make It Now

Our series drew impassioned responses from city boosters and haters alike.

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America's Federal Employment Belt

How the federal government shapes job markets beyond D.C. – in Honolulu, Virginia Beach, and across the Sunbelt.

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How States Rejecting the Medicaid Expansion Sabotaged Their Biggest Cities

Major urban areas are magnets for the uninsured, and the state politicians who turned down the Medicaid expansion are not the ones who will pay to treat them.

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San Antonio's Simple Appeal to Millennials: Diversity, Decent Jobs, and Cheap Living

Young people in search of a less harried life are a big reason why it's one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S.

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Where Millennials Can Make It Now

The new geography of being young in America.

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The Remarkable Global Diversity of the NBA

A team-by-team look at how professional basketball has become more than just an American sport.

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In the Climate Change Economy, It's About Efficiency, Not Just Growth

North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.

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San Antonio Hotel to Guests: If the Spurs Win, Be Prepared for a Riot

Have we resigned ourselves to violence following championship games?

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Could Bookless Libraries Revolutionize Access for the Poor?

They require less space, and they offer what under-served communities often really need -- internet access.

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A Public Art Installation Bridges the Gap Created by an Overpass

A conversation with the Arizona-based duo behind San Antonio's "Ballroom Luminoso," among other projects.

Noah Veltman

A History Tour of San Francisco's Street Names

Click on a street in this delightful interactive map, and a history lesson pops up.

Sophie Quinton

San Antonio: A Hub for Investment in Mexico

The city exports more products and services to Mexico than 42 other American states combined.

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Mayor Julian Castro on Building a City's 'Brain Power'

In an interview, Castro lays out a plan for "closing the skills gap that exists in just about every community."

Sophie Quinton

Can San Antonio Displace Austin as Texas's Tech Hub?

The city has been quietly establishing itself as a center for computer industries.

Sophie Quinn

San Antonio's Ingenious Plan To Get Kids Good Jobs Out of High School

By bringing employers and schools together, the Alamo Academies suit the city's job needs and give students a head start.