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Bob Filner's Back From Therapy (and No One Wants Him Around)

While rumors whirl of a resignation, a recall effort is under way for the embattled San Diego mayor.

How the Fracking Boom Could Lead to a Housing Bust

People looking to purchase a home anywhere with drilling need to do their homework before buying.

Debt Is Making Young People Sick

Another argument against buying that car or home.

A Visitor's Guide to Florida's Most Notorious Law Enforcement Agencies

Seven police and sheriff's departments that have proven they won't hesitate to wreck your life. 

Gorgeous 19th Century Cityscapes, Courtesy of Daguerrotype

How we learned to use Polariod's precursor to capture urban life.

One New York Developer's Ingeniously Awful Plan to Segregate the Poor

Send them through the back door!

Bike-Share Is Key to Closing the Cycling Gender Gap

Bike-share is key.

Housing Prices Rose in 69 out of 70 of China's Biggest Cities

That's pretty scary.

Chattanooga, America's Next High-Tech Hub?

Tennessee was once the worst state in the country for new business creation. How one Southern city is trying to change that.

HOT Lanes Are Even More Popular When They're Expensive

A new study finds that drivers are willing to pay anywhere between $60 to $120 for every hour of time saved.

The 'Two Bloombergs' of New York's Three-Term Mayor

The very things that made Bloomberg's tenure so transformative also helped to hurt the city.

California's Unusual Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?

The Unsteady Rise of Minority Civil Servants

Where public payrolls still don't reflect the local population.

Looking Down From Space at Shanghai's Awful Heat Island

As China suffers through its hottest summer on record, an immense and deadly bubble of heat builds above Shanghai.

What Can I Realistically Do About My Neighbor Who Has Really Loud Sex?

Answers to all the questions you're too embarrassed to ask.

Visualization of the Day: New York City's Wealth Gap, Mapped In 3D

A new kind of skyline.

Mayor Bloomberg Wants to Fingerprint Public Housing Residents

What could possibly go wrong?

Hey Middle East: Enough With the Regional Architectural Clichés, Already

We're tired of the Bedouin tents, sand dunes, and oasis motifs.

Philly's Schools Are So Broke They're Borrowing Cash to Start the School Year

Parents call it "the deliberate starvation of one of the nation’s biggest school districts."