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MEGACITIES OF THE FUTURE
According to a U.N. report, 13 urban areas are on track to join the list of megacities by 2030, meaning they will contain more than 10 million people. A sampling (plus projected populations):
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Gaza Burns as Hope For Peace Fades
The Israeli military warned 100,000 Gaza Strip residents to evacuate their homes on July 16–even as it threatened to launch a ground invasion–while rockets continued to rain down on both sides of the divide.