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The New York Times

J. David Goodman

4 January 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Despite the lack of success shown in a 2014 report, police officials say the Juvenile Robbery Intervention Program is valuable because of the good will it creates.

Next City

Cassie Owens

29 December 2015

New York, New York, United States

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A new book chronicles each below-market subsidized housing project ever built in New York, highlighting in particular Co-op City, where residents have come to care for their city-subsidized homes.

The New York Times

Sabrina Tavernise

21 December 2015

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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For decades, Missouri had restrictive gun laws, but after relaxing them in 2007, there has been an uptick in gun deaths. Gun control legislation that restricts criminals' access could be the solution.

WNYC

Andy Mills

18 December 2015

United States

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Drugs like Naltrexone have shown a 78 percent success rate in reducing heavy drinking. However, only one percent of alcohol users ever get prescribed medication. Despite that some alcoholics are treating their illness...

Politico Magazine

Arthur Allen

17 December 2015

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

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Reducing obesity relies not only on personal choices, but also systemic changes. In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the city’s anti-obesity campaign enrolls individuals and city planners in an inclusive effort to focus on we...

Chicago Tribune

Katherine Skiba

12 December 2015

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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In Chicago, a white police officer shot Laquan McDonald, a young black man, 16 times, for refusing to stop. The city created a task force in the midst of an already existing investigation by the Department of Justice ...

Wall Street Journal

Thomas MacMillan

11 December 2015

New York, New York, United States

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New analyses of crime and enforcement by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the New York Civil Liberties Union show that even as police stops of pedestrians have declined sharply in recent years, New York Ci...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Brie Zeltner

11 December 2015

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Since B'More for Healthy Babies launched in Baltimore in 2009, Baltimore's infant deaths have dropped by 24 percent, outstripping their home state's progress in the same period by a factor of three, and the nation's b...

Center for Public Integrity

Amy Isackson

10 December 2015

San Bernadino, California, United States

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Police officers in schools can turn minor disciplinary indiscretions into criminal justice matters and foment the school-to-prison pipeline. To lower arrests, some California districts have imposed formal limits on po...

Al Jazeera

Ndoni Khanyile

4 December 2015

Sukhrali, Haryana, India

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The rapid development of emerging economies across Asia and Africa is lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty - but there is much debate as to how to best structure this growth. If these economies evolve...

NationSwell

Chris Peak

25 November 2015

New York, New York, United States

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During the early 1990s, New York City had a sky-high number of kids in foster care. Now, it's safely keeping them with their families, placing them in foster care only when necessary.

Respekt

Tomas Lindner

23 November 2015

Stuttgart, Germany

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Germany admitted around 1 million refugees in 2015. Different parts of the country have experienced success and failure. In Fischen, housing refugees is still a challenge, but business mentors have found a success in ...

The Nation

James Abro

12 November 2015

New Jersey, United States

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Far too many Americans are homeless, and with congress dragging their feet in implementing funds, it is up to individual places to set up programs to help provide housing. Counties in New Jersey have enacted legislati...

CityLab

Laura Bliss

3 November 2015

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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In a Pittsburgh food desert, the addition of a new supermarket increased residents' level of satisfaction with their neighborhood. Researching people's relationship with food and their community could improve federal ...

The New Yorker

Sarah Stillman

15 October 2015

San Francisco, California, United States

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Little attention is given to black men who are victims of gun violence but survive and need help. An organization in California is mobilizing all gun-violence victims to voice their opinion on criminal justice reform...

Mother Jones

Mark Follman

6 October 2015

Roseburg, Oregon, United States

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Research has shown there are concrete steps journalists can take to thoughtful cover mass shootings in a way that doesn’t spur the motives of potential copycats. These include reducing the amount a shooter is named, r...

The New York Times

Donald G. McNeil Jr.

5 October 2015

San Francisco, California, United States

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The H.I.V. infection rate in San Francisco dropped drastically after the city increased testing and created programs like Rapid, which immediately offer public health insurance, antiretroviral drugs, and personal coun...

New York Magazine

Margaret Hartmann

2 October 2015

Australia

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The U.S. continues to resist restrictive gun laws. Australia and Britain significantly decreased mass shootings through the banning of certain guns, more restrictive permits, buyback programs, and a national firearms ...

CNN

Euan McKirdy

Paul Armstrong

2 October 2015

Finland

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The U.S. continues to experience mass shootings, and many Americans deny that tightening gun laws will help. However, countries like Australia, the United Kingdom, Finland, and Norway have reduced gun violence through...

Fusion

Cristina Costantini

Kristofer Ríos

30 September 2015

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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The court, based in Brooklyn, New York, hears low-level cases for first-time offenders. Its jurors, judges, and attorneys are all kids.

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

21 September 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Across the globe, there are nearly 60 million students studying in Catholic institutions. In the United States, however, those numbers have been falling in recent years, forcing schools to come up with new ways to col...

Daily Bruin

Jonaki Mehta

17 September 2015

Vadamanappakkam, Tamil Nadu, India

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An organization called Rural India Social and Health Improvement (Project RISHI) founded by a professor and four students at UCLA works with villages around India to develop sustainability projects that work for the c...

5280 - The Denver Magazine

Daliah Singer

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1 September 2015

Colorado, United States

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More than 800,000 people worldwide, including about 40,000 Americans, die by suicide each year. Colorado is pushing to prevent suicides by promoting awareness and changing laws to help those at risk.

Quartz

Cassie Werber

26 August 2015

Germany

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Since 2003, the Dublin Protocol has stopped migrants from traveling through Europe to auspicious countries before claiming asylum. However, many migrants travel by sea—which is more perilous and has led to high rates ...

Center for Public Integrity

Talia Buford

Kristen Lombardi

20 August 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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The Environmental Protection Agency Office of Civil Rights has dismissed many complaints from social minorities who experience environmental disturbances that threaten their daily life or property value. An investiga...

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