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RVs line neighborhood streets in Los Angeles, where nearly 10,000 people live in vehicles. Anna Scott/KCRW hide caption

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Amid Homelessness Crisis, Los Angeles Restricts Living In Vehicles

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Alexei Navalny, one of Russia's most prominent opposition figures, appears in a Moscow courtroom on July 24. A longtime critic of President Vladimir Putin, he was recently arrested after calling for a mass protest against the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow's city council election. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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Deadly violence from a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., shook the nation in 2017. Since then, city leaders have struggled to define what public discourse should look like as once-marginalized voices increase demands for change. Justin T. Gellerson for NPR hide caption

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'Hear Me By Any Means Necessary': Charlottesville Is Forced To Redefine Civility

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An elderly man lights a candle during a rally against the murder of Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco, in Sao Paulo Brazil on March 15, 2018. Brazilians mourned for the Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and outspoken critic of police brutality who was shot in the city center in an assassination-style killing. Miguel Schincariol /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nadeem Mazen instructs students at a former community space he ran. Samara Vise /Courtesy of JetPac, Inc. hide caption

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel presides over the Chicago City Council meeting on Wednesday. The plan to revamp the city's system of investigating police won approval Wednesday. Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago City Council Approves Oversight Agency To Police The Police

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Ferguson City Council's acceptance of the consent decree means the city retains control of the police and courts, but also pays for an independent monitor to ensure the reforms are implemented. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Tiny Town In Idaho Welcomes The State's First All-Latino City Council

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