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Cities With the Most Corporate Clout

Which American metros have the highest number of corporate headquarters per capita?

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Just 20 Fish Could Overtake the Great Lakes

How a small population might lead to big problems for a $7 billion fishing industry.

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The Shopping Mall Turns 60 (and Prepares to Retire)

The inventor of the suburban indoor mall came to rue his creations. But now they are dying off anyway.

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A Bicycle Mod That Lets You Ride the Streetcar Rails

But don't ride it into oncoming trams, obviously.

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Dishonor of the Day: New York City Ranks Its Worst Landlords

One landlord racked up more than 700 violations.

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Mayor Mitch Landrieu Imagines the Future of New Orleans

The mayor discusses the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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McDonald's Conspires to Keep Olympic Visitors From Real English Chips

If this sounds trivial to you, you don’t know Britain.

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This Week in Bans: Massachusetts Whiner Gets American Flags Removed

Also, a tony California beach town shoos away smelly persons from its libraries, and the Olympics outlaws everything.

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When National Parks and Industry Collide: 3 Cautionary Tales

Examples of industrial operations edging in on public lands, and the people who oppose them.

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A Day in the Life of Lagos

Photos from around Africa's new most populous city.

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Watching the Cost of Employee Benefits Rise in Philadelphia

Pensions and benefits are making up a much bigger portion of the city budget over time.

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When Public Clinics Beat Private Practice

According to a new study, community clinics keep costs down and do a better job treating patients.

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An L.A. Artist Makes Immigrant Workers Impossible to Ignore

Ramiro Gomez plants cardboard cutouts of domestic service employees in wealthy neighborhoods.

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How the World's Top Security Firm Bungled Olympic Security

G4S, which has a record of mismanagement in Britain, faces scrutiny in the press and from lawmakers.

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The Park at the Forefront of Cincinnati's Revitalization

Recently refurbished Washington Park is grounding an impressive historic preservation movement.

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California's Bankruptcy Cocktail

Foreclosures and high employee compensation could add more cities to the state's string of bankruptcies.

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Can an Ancient Chinese City Pursue Preservation Without Disney-fication?

One of China’s last walled cities is having an identity crisis.

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The New Geography of the Working Class

Which metros have the largest share of working class jobs?

This Is What It Will Look Like When the Plants Take Over London

One British designer imagines future office space as symbiotic orchid farms.