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Laura Gottesdiener

Features

UN enters 'water war' in major US city

UN officials 'shocked' by Detroit's mass water shutoffs, urging city to immediately resume service for poor residents.

Features

Costs and consequences of US oil boom

North Dakota farmers fight water and land contamination near one of the top-producing oil fields in the world.

US & Canada

The landscape of Wall Street’s creative destruction

Needing more than community rehab and tepid financial regulations, the victims of the financial crisis suffer painfully.