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What are tech companies doing to stop distracted driving?
Distracted driving is a public health crisis. But there are no easy fixes.
Parking apps under scrutiny from city governments
The city of San Francisco wants to ban a parking space auction app.
Detroit deli owner on bankruptcy: 'It's a disease or cure scenario'
A small business owner shares his take on the bankruptcy and his hopes for Detroit's future.
Economic power shift: From the coasts to central states
Investment analyst and author Meredith Whitney says the new geography of American prosperity is changing.
Where do taxpayer dollars go, anyway?
When lawmakers decide where our tax dollars should go in a tough economy, how exactly do they prioritize spending our hard-earned cash?
The challenge of governing a bankrupt city
Since San Bernardino declared bankruptcy this summer, tensions have been rising and elected officials have been struggling to agree on a big idea to fix the city's problems.
San Bernardino struggles after bankruptcy
Long struggling, San Bernardino couldn't weather the storm of the 2008 recession. The city of more than 200,000 has declared bankruptcy, and that's just one of the big problems it's facing.
City bankruptcies trend troubles bond investors
If debt-ridden municipalities begin walking away from their financial obligations the way homeowners once did, such strategic defaults could wreak havoc for municipal bond holders.
Harrisburg implodes -- what other municipalities are in danger?
When I was a lad I decorated my room with a poster of a nuclear mushroom cloud, with "Harrisburg is Everywhere" written in big letters across the...