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The plan isn't as crazy as it sounds. It's just bad policy.
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Record-setting high temperatures combined with painfully dry conditions have sparked hundreds of brushfires across the country.
The country's survival depends on water management, and its political structures allow for decisive, speedy action.
The van, in particular, is drawing officials' ire.
An artist's quest to bring graffiti to life, via GIFs.
Houston and Seattle top one list of actual wage growth from 2011 to 2012.
See how the Underground map has changed through the years.
Rapid-bus routes, an elevated highway, and a combined transit-road tunnel are among the finalists.
Amsterdam never stood a chance.
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