Mar 28, 2014 Half the bankrupt city's residents are delinquent on their water bills. Businesses, schools and the city itself owe more than $50 million in unpaid water bills.
Mar 4, 2014 If the judge approves, a new agreement could be a big step toward the city getting out of bankruptcy.
Jan 28, 2014 When rural families leave to search for better jobs, schools scramble to make cuts -- and may even shut down.
Jan 24, 2014 But employment-based visas aren't divvied up geographically.
Nov 5, 2013 If the economy were soaring, bankruptcies might actually spike. Credit standards would loosen and people would take on more risks -- and more debt.
Nov 4, 2013 Detroit's infrastructure problems grind on, despite bankruptcy.
Oct 23, 2013 The city says it can't pay for the $18 billion in long-term liabilities it has accumulated.
Oct 10, 2013 In his travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says the American economy in small cities and towns is doing all right.
Sep 27, 2013 Metro Detroit has one of the nation’s largest and oldest Syrian communities, where ex-pats work to help family and friends back in Syria.
Sep 10, 2013 Today, a US district court considers Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.