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American Cities: From 1970s horror to the last vestige of the American Dream

When Justine Posluszny Bello became pregnant with her first child, the 30-year-old professional decided to swap her surburban existence for a new life in the heart of Washington -- the exact opposite of the path chosen by her mother a generation earlier……

Cleanest air in 50 years! How did New York do it?

Those living in American cities may not be able to go out for a nonmetaphorical “breath of fresh air” quite yet, but there are signs of a remarkable rise in the quality of the nation’s air – even though pollution remains a threat to people’s health and contributes to global…