What are you drinking? Are you sure? Olga Sapegina/shutterstock.com

Counterfeit alcohol, sometimes containing jet fuel or embalming fluid, is a growing concern for tourists abroad

Monica H. Swahn, Georgia State University

Recent deaths of tourists in the Dominican Republic have brought attention to the troubling, and sometimes deadly, issue of counterfeit alcohol in countries outside the US.

Without off-street space, vehicle residents crowd available public parking in Seattle. May 8, 2016. Graham Pruss

Without parking, thousands of Americans who live in vehicles have nowhere to go

Graham Pruss, University of Washington

Many cities have no standard method for counting the number of people who live in their cars. This means that their issues are often overlooked in policies designed to help the homeless.


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