21 Jul 2013 10:55 AM EST
In Detroit's ruin, law firms see land of new opportunity
With more than $18 billion at stake in Detroit's restructuring, big law-firms and other advisers are clamoring to represent the city's many creditors.
Detroit Bailout Draws Little Enthusiasm From President Barack Obama, Federal Government
During the bleakest days of the Great Recession, Congress agreed in bipartisan votes to bail out two of Detroit's biggest businesses, General Motors and Chrysler. Today, however, there seems little appetite from either Democrats or Republicans in Washington for a federal rescue of the birthplace of the automobile industry.
Michigan judge orders withdrawal of Detroit bankruptcy petition
A Michigan judge ordered Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager to withdraw the federal bankruptcy petition he filed for the city.
Biden: 'We don't know' if White House can help Detroit
The White House is looking for ways to help the city of Detroit after the city filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, but Vice President Joe Biden said it was unclear what the administration could do. "Can we help Detroit?" Biden said in a response to a question from a reporter. "We don't know." Detroit, a former manufacturing powerhouse and cradle of the U.S. automotive industry, filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, making it the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
Based on reports from Reuters, Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was charged with desertion for walking away from his combat post in Afghanistan in 2009. The White House said on Saturday that Bergdahl...
According to the Associated Press, fire officials say at least nine people died in a blaze that broke out during a party in a converted warehouse late Friday night in the San Francisco Bay Area....