Communities are building permanent memorials for victims of mass violence

Sep 11, 2017
Every time someone chips in, “it’s proof that love always wins.”
The temporary memorial to the victims of the San Bernardino shooting.
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Unlocking iPhones spells money, and lots of it

Mar 29, 2016
Unlocking smartphones could be a nice money-maker for encryption companies.

NAND mirroring could be key to unlocking terrorist's phone

Mar 23, 2016
'Groundhog Day' helps explain the new method the government may be using to hack into the device.
NAND mirroring can grant a user unlimited tries at guessing a phone's passcode.

Apple scores legal victory in New York

Mar 1, 2016
A federal judge in New York didn't buy a government argument to open up an iPhone.

Apple v. Justice Department: a battle over an iPhone

Feb 22, 2016
Apple CEO Tim Cook proposes that the government take the issue out of court.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has proposed that the government take the issue of unlocking the iPhone out of court.
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American communities are putting themselves back together

Feb 8, 2016
The Fallows visited over 50 cities in three years to learn about community in America

Detroit City employees brace as judge mulls pension cuts

Sep 10, 2013
Today, a US district court considers Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.

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Entrepreneur channels San Bernardino's history

Oct 18, 2012
In the bankrupt city of San Bernardino, Calif., one entrepreneur isn't waiting for help from City Hall to achieve what he calls his destiny -- to launch a global fast food chain from the city.

The challenge of governing a bankrupt city

Oct 11, 2012
Since San Bernardino declared bankruptcy this summer, tensions have been rising and elected officials have been struggling to agree on a big idea to fix the city's problems.

Crime vexes bankrupt San Bernardino

Oct 4, 2012
San Bernardino is struggling to find its way out of the recession and out of bankruptcy. Crime is one of the biggest problems the city is facing, and there are many competing solutions.