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Black Lives Matters calls the Flint water crisis an act of “state violence”

The group released a statement of solidarity with the Michigan residents still suffering from a lead-contaminated water supply.

No parking? Self-driving cars could have a huge effect on our cities

You've heard about how robocars are going to upend the economy. But have you thought about what they'll do to urban space?

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The human population is aging. Can our cities handle it?

A new report says we should make our cities more "age-friendly" with better housing, transportation, and other accommodations for the elderly.

Map shows how Michigan’s lead problem extends far beyond the Flint water crisis

High levels of lead aren’t unique to Flint.

The EPA’s role in Flint’s water crisis

Michigan's governor has borne the brunt of the blame, but there's plenty to go around.

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The real heroes of the Flint water crisis

It's not Hillary Clinton -- it's the people on the front lines.

Ted Cruz won’t win over most Americans with his city bashing

Cruz has been slamming New York City as a way to slam Donald Trump, but his outdated anti-urban prejudice could come back to bite him.

Whoa, Nelly

Are self-driving cars legal? And if so, can I drive home drunk in one?

In trying to sort out the laws around self-driving car schemes, the government may look for inspiration back to the age of the horse.

Rich people walk and bike for different reasons than poor people do

New research finds that attractive and interesting neighborhoods are what get well-off people out of their cars.