Which Mega-Events Are Actually Worth the Money?, How Can the Hospitals That Serve D.C.'s Poor Keep Up?, and more...

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Which Mega-Events Are Actually Worth the Money?

Political conventions are a security headache. The Olympics are an infrastructure spending bust. What giant civic gatherings really deliver the best return on investment?

Laura Bliss

How Can the Hospitals That Serve D.C.'s Poor Keep Up?

Even in a city with some of the best health-insurance coverage rates and a glut of medical facilities, residents just a few miles apart are projected to have vastly different lifespans.

Gillian B. White

Why Lead Paint Still Haunts Industrial Cities in the U.S.

Decades after the federal government banned consumer uses of lead paint, children are still being poisoned in their own homes.

Aria Bendix

Why Police Cannot Be Trusted to Police Themselves

Two cases of alleged police brutality, two ways the system protected violent officers.

Brentin Mock

Chaos for London's Housing Market Post-Brexit Vote

But don’t expect the city to become affordable any time soon.

Feargus O'Sullivan

Tourism Troubles in Brussels

Terror attacks have led to a drop-off in the Belgian capital’s visitor numbers. But that isn’t the only issue.

Feargus O'Sullivan

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