A judge has ruled Detroit is eligible to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy -- making it the largest municipality to do so. Take a look at all the U.S. cities that have gone broke.
Since 1937, when bankruptcy became an option for municipalities, an estimated 625 government bodies have filed for Chapter 9 protection, according to ABC News. Here are the most recent, and some of the most notable:
The alleged botched execution of Arizona prison inmate Joseph Wood has put capital punishment -- specifically, the manner in which criminals are executed -- back in the spotlight. Take a look at the history of the death penalty in America.
Pope Francis is coming to the U.S. in Sept., to head the eighth World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, according to the National Catholic Reporter. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.
It seems that residents of Louisiana are some of the happiest people in the country, and New Yorkers remain some of the unhappiest, according to a new report. Take a look at the happiest - and unhappiest - U.S. cities.