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How an idea borrowed from the environmental movement could help narrow racial disparities in the prison system.
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Detroit is activating a specific section of the U.S. bankruptcy code that applies to municipalities.
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The city filed for Chapter 9 protection Thursday, the largest U.S. municipality ever to do so.
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London's bicycle advocates say they're fed up with a city government that promotes cycling but isn't serious about safe bike infrastructure.
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In a desperately poor, dangerous part of town, Memphis Street Academy decided to ditch its metal detectors and focus on supporting students. Violence dropped by 90 percent.
Mark Aesch brings a private-sector mindset to public transportation — and so far it's working.