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It's the end of an era. After 36 years, China has decided to end its restrictive one-child policy, by allowing couples to have two children. Why the change? In three words: an aging population.
Oct 30, 2015   BBC News
As part of a larger, worldwide series, Guardian's architecture critic Dejan Sudjik writes about grand plans for Detroit's turnaround.
Jul 12, 2006   BBC News
A report requested by the U.S. Congress validates the theory that the earth has grown hotter in the last century.
Jun 23, 2006   BBC News
Daily, hundreds of thousands of people are migrating from rural to urban areas. While cities in developed countries have the economy and infrastructure to handle the influx, developing countries are flooded with people and drowning in problems.
Jun 15, 2006   BBC News
A U.S. foreign policy magazine and think tank have released a ranking of 146 nations by their degree of failure. Sudan tops the list.
May 11, 2006   BBC News
Only four days after President Morales' decision, gas companies in Bolivia are making decisions about nationalizing, or leaving. They have 180 days from May 1 to decide.
May 4, 2006   BBC News
The San Francisco Bay Area is investing in seismic retrofit projects for public infrastructure, such as strengthening hospitals, bridges, overpasses, and water mains. But private residences remain vulnerable.
Apr 19, 2006   BBC News
The New Orleans Times-Picayune and Biloxi Sun Herald win prizes for public service in their coverage of the hurricane aftermath.
Apr 18, 2006   BBC News
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 and the subsequent fire devastated the city known as "Paris of the West" and ranks as one of the nation's worst disasters in history.
Apr 18, 2006   BBC News
A recent court case has focused attention on Johannesburg's decrepit housing, although the government insists its building pace is adequate.
Apr 16, 2006   BBC News
Iceland tops out over South Korea in a study examining which nations have the highest concentration of broadband users.
Apr 15, 2006   BBC News