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  • White House to help broke Detroit demolish buildings Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 10:43 AM ET
    Ruins at the abandoned Packard Automotive Plant are seen in Detroit, Michigan.

    The Obama administration proposed a $300 million aid package to help Detroit demolish buildings, improvement transportation and bolster the police.

  • Surviving founder of 'Toyota Way' dies at 100 Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 3:09 PM ET

    Eiji Toyoda, who as a member of Toyota Motor’s founding family and an architect of its method that helped turned the automaker into a global powerhouse, died on Tuesday.

  • Some of Microsoft's top investors have urged the technology giant's board to consider Ford Motor's CEO and Computer Sciences CEO as Ballmer successor.

  • US July foreclosures fall from year ago: Report Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 9:13 AM ET

    There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.

  • Housing recovery radar: The next 18 hot spots Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 9:59 AM ET

    The housing recovery is starting to heat up so much, the "b" word—bubble—is starting to pop up in some markets. So, where are the next hot spots?

  • Mom, my teacher is a zombie! Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

    Zombies ... they're everywhere! Well, now they're not just eating your brains and making you run for you're life, they're also teaching math and helping you find a job.

  • The new housing hot spot is ... what? Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    Hard-hit areas are seeing a strong comeback in their housing markets—some people are even starting to utter the "B" word—bubble. Here are the Top 10 Turnaround Towns for 2013.

  • If Detroit cuts pensions, will your city be next? Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:46 AM ET
    Hamtramck, Mich., residents attend a town hall meeting called to address city's financial problems.

    If the bankruptcy court allows Detroit to cut pensions, other cities and states may also try to take that route, an investment manager to pension plans warns.

  • US drugmaker Perrigo to buy Ireland's Elan Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 2:43 AM ET

    U.S. generic drugmaker Perrigo agreed to buy fellow drug company Elan for $8.6 billion on Monday in a deal that will hand it royalty rights from a blockbuster treatment and tax savings from being domiciled in Ireland.

  • Detroit can't wait for federal cavalry, Orr says Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 4:31 PM ET
    The skyline of Detroit

    Detroit must dig itself out of the hole it created and cannot wait to see if the federal government will come to its rescue, the city's emergency manager said on Sunday.

  • Judge seeks to halt Detroit bankruptcy filing Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 5:13 AM ET
    The skyline of Detroit

    A ruling in state court raised questions about whether Detroit's bankruptcy will stand up to court review.

  • Detroit mayor suggests bailout unlikely Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
    The fated glory of Detroit: an abandoned building on the outskirts of Motor City

    As Detroit faces the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history, Mayor David Bing on Friday said it's unlikely Washington will come to the rescue with a bailout.

  • Out of time: Detroit joins 'gone bust' list Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:31 AM ET
    Detroit street scene

    A major city has now joined the "gone broke" list. Click ahead for some of the most notable examples of bankruptcies that hit U.S. towns and counties.

  • Detroit becomes largest US city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 6:26 PM ET
    The fated glory of Detroit: an abandoned building on the outskirts of Motor City

    The Motor City has filed for chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy as it faces up to $20 billion in long-term debt.

  • Who's living large in Michigan? The governor. Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.

  • What you won’t see in a Chris Christie campaign ad Saturday, 13 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.

  • Biggest losers in the top states rankings Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Chicago, Illinois

    New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.

  • Is 'right to work' law a competitive advantage? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 12:03 PM ET
    A worker makes denim jeans in Michigan.

    Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.

  • Is 'right to work' law a competitive advantage? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 12:03 PM ET
    A worker makes denim jeans in Michigan.

    Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.

  • Hawaii: The Worst State for Business in America Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:48 PM ET
    Traffic in Hawaii.

    Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.