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‘The Start of a Comeback’ in 5 U.S. Cities

‘The Start of a Comeback’ in 5 U.S. Cities

‘The Start of a Comeback’ in 5 U.S. Cities ‘The Start of a Comeback’ in 5 U.S. Cities As Covid-19 vaccinations have picked up and more businesses reopen across the country, Easter weekend saw a resurgence of tourist activity in some cities, perhaps indicating a turning point for the struggling tourism industry. Chip Rogers, the president and chief operating officer …

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Canada’s Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns

Canada's Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns

Canada’s Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns Canada’s Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns How many major Canadian cities will follow through and impose bans is not immediately clear. Soon after Mr. Trudeau spoke, Kennedy Stewart, the mayor of Vancouver, wrote on Twitter that he will propose a measure banning handguns once the federal legislation is …

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The Taliban Close In on Afghan Cities, Pushing the Country to the Brink

The Taliban Close In on Afghan Cities, Pushing the Country to the Brink

The Taliban Close In on Afghan Cities, Pushing the Country to the Brink The Taliban Close In on Afghan Cities, Pushing the Country to the Brink Though Taliban tactics vary from region to region, the outcomes are usually the same: increased taxation on highways, plummeting morale among the Afghan security forces with dwindling U.S. support and growing fear among those …

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Covid Emptied Europe’s Cities. What Will Bring People Back?

Covid Emptied Europe’s Cities. What Will Bring People Back?

Covid Emptied Europe’s Cities. What Will Bring People Back? Covid Emptied Europe’s Cities. What Will Bring People Back? LONDON — When the coronavirus exploded across Europe in March, it realigned city life, shifting office workers to their homes, shuttering the hospitality sector and reshuffling life for millions. Unshackled from offices — many for the first time in their working lives …

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U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find

U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find

U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find Dr. Gurney said that the errors seemed to be simple miscalculations. “I don’t think there’s any attempt to systematically or intentionally underestimate emissions,” he said. Although some cities correctly estimated their emissions, he noted, though “whether that’s right for the right reasons or right …

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Two Cities and Two Weddings — But Only One Couple

Two Cities and Two Weddings — But Only One Couple

Two Cities and Two Weddings — But Only One Couple Two Cities and Two Weddings — But Only One Couple Kelly Orians and Thomas Frampton had two weddings in two cities in one day. “It was all about keeping our family and friends safe and healthy during this pandemic,” said Mr. Frampton, 37, a law professor at the University of …

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Are Cities Safe During a Covid-19 Outbreak?

Are Cities Safe During a Covid-19 Outbreak?

Are Cities Safe During a Covid-19 Outbreak? Are Cities Safe During a Covid-19 Outbreak? In editorials published in the spring on the Brookings website and in NextCity, a nonprofit news organization, Dr. Loh and her co-authors have argued that some of the very traits that can make cities more dangerous during a pandemic, like population density, can also make them …

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Europe Keeps Schools Open, not Restaurants, Unlike U.S. cities

Europe Keeps Schools Open, not Restaurants, Unlike U.S. cities

Europe Keeps Schools Open, not Restaurants, Unlike U.S. cities Europe Keeps Schools Open, not Restaurants, Unlike U.S. cities PARIS — As a second lockdown appeared inevitable amid skyrocketing coronavirus infections, the scientists advising the French government in October warned that keeping students in their classrooms meant it would take longer to tame the surge. The government kept the schools open …

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If Restaurants Go, What Happens to Cities?

If Restaurants Go, What Happens to Cities?

If Restaurants Go, What Happens to Cities? If Restaurants Go, What Happens to Cities? That ecosystem is now in danger. Honey Butter Fried Chicken is hanging in there. “The fried chicken sandwich is kind of built for takeaway,” said Josh Kulp, who runs the enterprise with a partner, Christine Cikowski. But Parachute, which has a Michelin star, is straining to …

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With Vacation Rentals Empty, European Cities See a Chance to Reclaim Housing

With Vacation Rentals Empty, European Cities See a Chance to Reclaim Housing

With Vacation Rentals Empty, European Cities See a Chance to Reclaim Housing With Vacation Rentals Empty, European Cities See a Chance to Reclaim Housing LISBON — Long before the coronavirus swept across Europe this spring, many cities had been complaining that a proliferation of short-term apartment rentals aimed at tourists through platforms like Airbnb was driving up housing costs for …

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