Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and auto manufacturing.
Senators are ready to offer students a better deal on their college loans this fall, but future classes could see higher interest rates.
About $33,000 was spent to sequester the six female jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman of any crime for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, according to details released Wednesday by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office.
The spacewalking astronaut who came close to drowning in a flooded helmet searched for clues in his spacesuit Wednesday, in hopes of understanding the unprecedented water leak.
Two members of the Kennedy family who thought they were doing a good deed by freeing an entangled sea turtle actually violated the law, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
There's a bit of a domino effect undercutting President Barack Obama's health care law. Enforcement of the overhaul's central mandate -- that individual Americans must have coverage -- could be weakened by the Obama administration's recent delay of a requirement that larger employers provide medical insurance.
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