The debt-laden city of Detroit has been an incubator for new strategies in urban revitalization, including a downtown People Mover, casinos, urban farms, artist colonies and large scale down-sizing. In
France's Publicis and US firm Omnicom have announced a merger to create the world's biggest advertising company worth $35.1bn (£22.8bn). Omnicom chief executive John Wren and Publicis Groupe boss Maurice
Pope urges youth in Brazil to change suffering in the world In a speech on to Catholic youth in Brazil on Friday, Pope Francis asked young people to change a world filled with racism, violence and people
About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980.
A petition demanding the US government pardons Edward Snowden, the former NSA agent whose leaks revealed the existence of the PRISM program and other spying revalations, has passed the 100,000 digital