| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and a team of producers are huddled behind a sprawling control console, bobbing their heads as they listen to a bass-heavy track off TLC’s first album in more than 10 years.
After the music played out, Watkins...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:46 PM
When Detroit filed for bankruptcy in July, people wondered whether the once-great city could make a comeback. Looking at the blight, the shrunken population and the diminished public services, the picture looked grim. Detroit was an ailing, dying city....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The mayors of six cities and a county with major airline hubs are lobbying the U.S. Justice Department to drop its opposition to a merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
The mayors of Charlotte, N.C.; Philadelphia; Dallas; Fort Worth; Phoenix;...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Former Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey, who led the team to three World Series appearances, said Monday that his prostate cancer surgery has been successful.
Garvey threw out the ceremonial first pitch Monday at Dodger Stadium, on a relay throw...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:11 PM
WASHINGTON — The woman shot to death this month after Washington police chased her car from the White House to Capitol Hill twice told authorities in Connecticut that President Obama had her home under “electronic surveillance,”...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Detroit has once again been in the headlines as the city and its creditors battle in court over whether the city is eligible to receive bankruptcy protection.
Municipal bankruptcy, like just about everything else that contains the word "municipal" or...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Digital Domain, the visual-effects company that is co-producing the Lionsgate movie "Ender's Game," invested about $17 million in cash to help produce the much-anticipated movie, two former company executives said.
In a highly unusual move, the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:17 PM
DETROIT — As protesters marched outside, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder testified in federal court Monday that he “worked very diligently” to avoid Detroit’s historic bankruptcy as attorneys for employee unions and retirees grilled...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A judge's ruling Tuesday that the city of Detroit's bankruptcy case may go forward — and that its pension obligations are not entitled to special protection but can be reduced, along with other debts — sends a chilly message to workers in...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:03 PM
After a federal judge ruled that Detroit was eligible for bankruptcy protection and cleared the way for municipal pensions to be cut, city officials were upbeat, called for unity and urged people to look ahead with optimism.
But for the unions, whose...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Eleven months after American Airlines and US Airways announced plans to merge, the union that creates the world's largest airline became official Monday.
The parent companies of the two airlines, AMR Corp. and US Airways Group, have formally become...