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The Difference Between Bus Riders and Train Riders

The characteristics of the average L.A. transit user depends on what form of transit they use.

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Preachers Exiled from Bourbon Street: This Week in Bans

Also, daddies are forbidden to dance with daughters in Rhode Island and doggy-steroid doping becomes illegal in Tucson.

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Pedal Your Way to a Perfect Cup of Coffee

Velepresso grinds and heats your morning joe while you ride.

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A Balancing Act for France's Muslims

Keeping belief alive in a country with a strong tradition of secularism.

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The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Poverty

Despite economic gains, America's largest metros are seeing spikes in inequality.

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In New York, Low-Income Smokers Spend 25 Percent of Their Money on Cigarettes

And they paid nearly 40 percent of the state's cigarette tax revenue.

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The Real Town Behind This Year's Newbery Medal Winning Book

Dead End in Norvelt is based on a New Deal-era subsistence farming community in rural Pennsylvania.

A New Idea for Growing Start-Ups in Rust Belt Cities

In Lansing, Michigan, an incubator encourages sustainable companies to take root in the shrinking city.

Patrick Baty

A Day in the Life of a Paint Detective

Meet the man who can figure out the birthplace of 200-year-old doors, just by looking at them.

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The Right Way to Turn Art Into Economic Development

Project Row Houses transforms Depression-era homes into a community art museum and affordable housing.

Mark Byrnes

Anatomy of an L.A. Police Pursuit

How police and media helicopters navigate the crowded airspace of L.A. when a suspect's on the run.

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Cities Get Sick in Different Ways

Manchester fights depression, Cardiff obesity, and Amsterdam respiratory disease. What's up with these differences?

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Finally, Shoes With GPS

Keep track of wayward family members with these high-tech kicks.

Athanasia Leivaditou

A Fully Hermetic Motorcycle for Safe Urban Riding

It's like riding inside the Popemobile, but less cool.

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Restoration of the Day: The U.K.'s Largest 3D Map

A preceding model was created by exiled Polish troops to defend the Scottish coastline.

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Artist Builds Living Room Atop Towering NYC Statue

Tatzu Nishi’s “Discovering Columbus” is mounted six stories up in Columbus Circle.

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A Grim Map of Disappeared Mexican Journalists

Drug wars and cartels have been blamed for the disappearance of at least 13 journalists since 2003.

The Geography of the 47%

The states with the highest share of tax non-payers may actually contain the very conservative votes that Romney needs.

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What the End of the Chicago Teachers Strike Means for the Rest of the Country

A broader debate about the rights of public sector employees is just beginning.