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Rahm Emanuel Will Leave Chicago With Crime Still High and Schools Still Struggling

Chicago's mayor shocked the city on Tuesday by announcing he will not seek a third term.


Are Smartphones Speeding Up Gentrification?

Location-based apps like Yelp and Foursquare might be exacerbating housing problems in transitional neighborhoods.

Los Angeles Will Be the First City to Use Body Scanners on Subways. Which Could Be Next?

Several cities and transit agencies have been working with the TSA to test the security devices.

'It's the New Form of Affordable Housing': More People Are Living in Their Cars

With rents on the rise, cities are grappling with a growing population of "vehicular homelessness" -- a way of life considered illegal in many places.