Brazil is mourning the passing of architect Oscar Niemeyer. The man who gave the capital Brasilia its distinctive curved buildings died Wednesday at the age of 104. Marco Werman talks about Niemeyer's legacy with Lawrence Vale, a professor at MIT.
Hundreds of thousands of Haitians still don't have permanent housing nearly three years after a devastating earthquake but they're starting to fight back. Amy Bracken reports from Port-au-Prince on fledgling efforts to create a housing rights movement.
A tourism organization in Prague has come up with a new spin on the usual walking tour of the city. Pragulic, a combination of Prague and the Czech word for "streets" employs homeless people living in the capital as guides.
The 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai Expo displaced hundreds of thousands of residents in China. Some of them are still struggling to get compensation for their lost homes. One Shanghai couple took matters into their own hands.
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