They can be a threat to public health, and a poor solution to larger environmental problems. Organizers from Baltimore to Detroit to Los Angeles are working for a future without them.
The Baltimore City Council on Monday introduced legislation that would make it illegal for Baltimore to sell or lease its water.
Tenants allege that a property management firm controlled by Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner's real-estate company has unjustly charged them fees and threatened eviction to make them pay up.
The city's removal of Confederate statues in the dead of night was Baltimore's latest attempt to make peace with the ghosts of the Civil War.
The troubling social psychology of urban violence.
While Baltimore erupts, the Supreme Court considers a timely case.
Expanding on the Situational Crime Prevention theory that making crimes harder or less appealing to commit will make them less likely to occur, two criminologists make the case for "providing opportunities" for would-be criminals to commit their acts legally and safely.