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UN expert: San Francisco’s homelessness crisis is a human rights violation and suggests ‘a cruelty that is unsurpassed’

After calling San Francisco's homelessness crisis a human rights violation, UN expert Leilani Farha said it represented unsurpassed cruelty.
Starcity's Venice Beach location.

A startup turning old hotels and offices into housing for California’s forgotten middle-class is coming to one of America’s least affordab...

Starcity is building the world's largest co-living apartment complex, an 800-bedroom building in San Jose.
Maximino San Miguel, 102, holds a picture of himself when he was young as he poses for a portrait in a park near his home in Leon, northern Spain, on September 3, 2016. San Miguel discovered his passion for amateur dramatics at the age of 80 and has participated in many local productions.

People in Spain will soon have the longest lifespans of anyone in the world — here are their secrets

People in Spain will have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2040. Here are some of the reasons why.
Riggs Library, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

19 of the most stunning libraries across the US

For "The Library Book," photographer Thomas Schiff traveled across the US in search of the most stunning library architecture.
The cover of "How the Other Half Lives" by Jacob Riis.

12 books that forever transformed America as we know it

From "Uncle Tom's Cabin to "The Jungle," here are 12 books that sparked important policy changes or political movements in the US.
A ground view of Vessel, the site's prominent art installation

Amazon is reportedly headed to New York City — here are the neighborhoods that could start swelling with HQ2 workers

As Long Island City braces for an influx of 25,000 new Amazon employees, neighboring areas could see a surge of new residents.

There have been 307 mass shootings in the US so far in 2018 — here’s the full list

There have been nearly as many US mass shootings as days in 2018.
Members of the Swiss federal army's honor guard in Bern, October 4, 2012.

Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here’s why it doesn’t have mass shootings

Here's what the US can learn from Switzerland, which has nearly eliminated mass shootings while maintaining a high rate of gun ownership.

The US just elected 9 new scientists to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist. Here’s the full list.

On Tuesday, nine new science-credentialed candidates were elected: one senator and eight members of the House.
Passengers wait for a train to leave the station in New York City.

New Yorkers are freaking out that Amazon’s HQ2 could cripple the subway system, but the reality is more complicated

Amazon is reported to have chosen Long Island City, Queens, as one of two sites for HQ2. It could have major subway implications.