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How to Maximize Opportunity Zones

To make the most out of opportunity zones, cities need access to local data.

Eric Garcetti and Michael Froman June 28, 2019

New Jails for New York?

New York City officials have a controversial plan to build new jails to replace the infamous Rikers Island prison complex.

Soni Sangha June 27, 2019

Cities With the Most Ozone Pollution

Cities in California have the highest levels of ozone pollution, according to the American Lung Association.

Lauren Favre June 26, 2019

Illegal Immigration Drops in U.S. Cities

The number of unauthorized immigrants living in 20 large metro areas declined 15% from 2007 to 2016.

Wilson Chapman June 24, 2019

Cities Facing Water Scarcity

Chennai, India, is just the latest city to face a severe water shortage.

Wilson Chapman June 21, 2019

Big Cities Dominate Job Density

Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Seattle account for most of this growth, according to the Brookings Institution.

Casey Leins June 20, 2019

Water Runs Dry in City of 11 Million

Drought and a deadly heat wave caused reservoirs to dry up in the country’s sixth-largest city.

Alan Neuhauser June 20, 2019

Hong Kong Rising

Millions take to the streets in historic protests highlighting mounting tensions with mainland China.

June 19, 2019

The World’s Most Expensive City for Expats

The capital of Turkmenistan, famous for its flashy architecture and empty streets, is a pricey place for foreigners.

Wilson Chapman June 18, 2019

Police Apologize for Father’s Day Tweet

A tweet calling on people to turn in fathers who had committed a crime was meant as a ‘light-hearted joke,’ the department said.

Lauren Favre June 18, 2019




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