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Detroit: 1 year after bankruptcy

A year into the process, Detroit is farther along than virtually every so-called expert predicted.

Former cop pleads not guilty to hiding bodies

Former West Allis police officer Steven Zelich pleaded not guilty to two counts of hiding a corpse when he appeared in Walworth County Court Thursday.

Siegfried and Roy's lion cubs

Magicians Siegfried & Roy are welcoming three new snowy white lion cubs to their Secret Garden habitat on the Las Vegas Strip.
Mom accused of using salt to kill son no shows pretrial conference

Mom accused of using salt to kill son no shows pretrial conference

 A New York mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old with salt to gain attention and sympathy was a no-show Wednesday at a pretrial conference where her defense was given an additional month for evidence discovery in the case.
U.S. business publication, Forbes, sold to Asian investors

U.S. business publication, Forbes, sold to Asian investors

Forbes, the iconic U.S. business publication that follows the rich and powerful, is being sold to a group of Asian investors.

Siblings reunited in Texas after half a century apart

After more than 53 years, a Cleveland man was reunited with his sister Wednesday thanks to a Facebook connection and a lot of hard work from his wife. Nelda Konieczny has worked for months to reunite the siblings.
Amazon: Read as much as you want for $9.99

Amazon: Read as much as you want for $9.99

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Amazon's long-rumored e-book subscription service is now a reality: "Kindle Unlimited."
Ukraine may need new bailout

Ukraine may need new bailout

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- The conflict in eastern Ukraine is driving the economy even deeper into crisis, which may force the government to seek another bailout.
Former Yahoo engineer: 'I suffered depression'

Former Yahoo engineer: 'I suffered depression'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In an interview with CNNMoney, former Yahoo engineer Nan Shi spoke out against the woman she believes sexually harassed her and the company she says failed to help.
Chicago to get more ATF agents to help fight gun crime

Chicago to get more ATF agents to help fight gun crime

(CNN) -- The federal government will provide additional aid to Chicago's efforts to battle gun violence.
Mother killed, teen in custody after violent California bank robbery

Mother killed, teen in custody after violent California bank robbery

(CNN) -- Jose Maldonado was getting off the bus when the suspects exited the Stockton, California, bank with their hostages.
Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

(CNN) -- A spate of wildfires is driving hundreds of people from their homes in Washington state and across the border in Canada, officials said.
Airlines' annoying fees add up to $31.5 billion

Airlines' annoying fees add up to $31.5 billion

Flyers hate paying those bag-check and cup-of-coffee fees. But airlines love collecting them.
Russian hackers placed 'digital bomb' in Nasdaq - report

Russian hackers placed 'digital bomb' in Nasdaq - report

Russian hackers managed to slip a "digital bomb" into the Nasdaq -- one with the potential to sabotage the stock market's computers and wreak havoc on the U.S. economy.
Fear returns to stock market

Fear returns to stock market

Investors were hit with a flurry of geopolitical concerns Thursday, sending a key measure of market volatility to the highest level in three months.