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The former Packard Plant in Detroit.

While the Motor City's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in cities and states across the country.

A man born to wealthy parents was awarded about $371,000 in damages after accidentally being switched with another baby 60 years ago, NBC reports.

Game-changers in sports Thu, 5 Dec '13 | 10:29 AM ET
Tiger Woods: Getting in the swing for a major victory in 2014

Will the arms race in baseball finally come to a breaking point? Will the NFL regain its mojo? What lies ahead in sports is not a sure bet. CNBC's Dominic Chu offers his insights.

A group of people in Amsterdam. They get 10 euros, tobacco, and five beer cans a day for cleaning streets

A Dutch program helps the homeless, drug addicts and alcoholics get back on their feet by paying them in cans of beer.

Brace yourself: The U.S. is about to go over the "dairy cliff," which could cause milk prices to jump.

Holiday tipping guide: Don't skip these tips Wed, 4 Dec '13 | 2:12 PM ET

So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip the people who clean the house, walk the dog and work the knots out of your back? Here is your guide.

Archie Comics CEO at war with white men? Tue, 3 Dec '13 | 5:45 PM ET
Nancy Silberkleit

In a tale perhaps more colorful than comics, male employees are suing Archie Comics Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit on harassment charges.

Call it the Ron Burgundy effect for Chrysler! Wed, 4 Dec '13 | 9:20 AM ET
Ron Burgundy's Dodge Durango advertisement.

The fictional anchorman's campaign for Chrysler's Dodge Durango has boosted sales of the SUV, AutoNation's Mike Jackson says.

Edward Hopper’s “East Wind Over Weehawken”

"East Wind Over Weehawken," by Edward Hopper, is about to go on the auction block at Christie's for the first time.

Detroit's next battle: Who foots the bill? Wed, 4 Dec '13 | 10:50 AM ET
People protest outside the U.S. Courthouse where federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes is to rule on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility December 3, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.

After a judge ruled that the city can proceed with its historic bankruptcy, the stage is set for an epic legal battle over who helps pick up the tab.

Nervous investors need to embrace the selloff Tue, 3 Dec '13 | 2:12 PM ET
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

After weeks of marching higher, a bout of stock market selling at the start of what is normally a robust month for stocks has some investors on edge.

10 hottest cars at the LA Auto Show Tue, 3 Dec '13 | 2:56 PM ET

Featuring vehicles taking their first international bow, the exhibition offers fun and functionality as well as excess and efficiency.

KFC China's ads remind diners about the food safety scare at the fried chicken chain, and could undermine its mission to revise sale.

Even Santa can't help—LaFerrari is sold out Tue, 3 Dec '13 | 12:21 PM ET

Even if you have $1.4 million to buy a LaFerrari, you probably can't get it. The supercar's sold out.

Ben Bellar, 2, whose six stitches cost more than $2,000, in East Lansing, Mich., Oct. 28, 2013.

Hospital charges represent a third of the $2.7 trillion annual US healthcare bill, the largest driver of medical inflation. The NYT reports.

Chinese have come out on top in an international standardized test covering mathematics, reading and science, outscoring their U.S. counterparts.

What NOT to buy your boss for the holidays Tue, 3 Dec '13 | 6:00 AM ET

For many workers, the holiday season means making a list, checking it twice—and trying to decide whether to put your boss on it.

Instead of piling on criticism of the disastrous Obamacare rollout, Republicans should lead with solutions, says Kay Bailey Hutchison and Frank J. Macchiarola.

Financial advisors caution clients in or planning for retirement to budget, spend and save with discipline to avoid going bust and outliving savings.

A rebel fighter burns a Syrian flag found in the northern city of Aleppo on Nov. 21.

German NGO Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index, ranking 177 countries.

Late kung fu star Bruce Lee's iconic yellow jumpsuit will go under the hammer at an auction in Hong Kong on Thursday.

Interim CEO John Chen wanted to "set the story straight" about the company's commitment to its enterprise business

The Rockettes perform during the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York.

If the Fed's still not worried about inflation, they really ought to take a look at dancing ladies and leaping lords.

Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone

The news that Amazon would deliver by drones generated widespread buzz that spilled over into Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping day of the year.

Just floating it out there: A ship tax haven Mon, 2 Dec '13 | 12:27 PM ET
The “Freedom Ship,” a one-mile long, 25-story tall behemoth is out looking for funding.

The "Freedom Ship International," a mile-long, 25-story tall floating city, is out looking for funding.

Cramer’s 6 recent IPOs with upside Mon, 2 Dec '13 | 6:15 PM ET
Jim Cramer at the Mad Money MM2K show.

After sifting through a myriad of recent IPO's, Jim Cramer said 6 look like attractive buys.

Must-have technologies for safe driving Mon, 2 Dec '13 | 5:04 PM ET
A 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class at the 2013 International Auto Show in Miami

Credit advanced electronics for making the latest safety technology not only possible but increasingly affordable.

Art Cashin of UBS talks about the stock market's conflicting reactions to "good" economic news.

Michael Corbat, CEO fo Citigroup Inc.

In an era of chastened Wall Street egos, Michael L. Corbat, the chief of Citigroup, has cultivated a workmanlike demeanor out of the spotlight. The NYT reports.

Massive protests against Viktor Yanukovich hammered Ukraine's financial markets on Monday, increasing the risk of a currency crisis.