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  • Thousands go without water as Detroit cuts service for nonpayment

    It has been six weeks since the city turned off Nicole Hill's water. Dirty dishes are piled in the sink of her crowded kitchen, where the yellow-and-green linoleum floor is soiled and sticky. A small garbage can is filled with water from a neighbor,...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season

    Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season
    Lyric Opera Baltimore, which scaled back from three productions to two after its 2011-2012 inaugural season, is scaling back again. Only one staged work, Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," will be presented during 2014-2015, the company's fourth season. "The...
  • The future of universities: The digital degree

    From Oxford's quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students consider life after graduation, universities are facing questions about their own future. The higher-...
  • Puerto Rico worries deepen on lawsuits, bond selloff

    (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's financial troubles worsened on Monday after mutual funds holding about $1.7 billion of its debt sued the commonwealth, while investors continued to dump debt sold by the island's public corporations. The flashpoint for the...
  • U.S. municipal market on edge over Puerto Rico power authority

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Creditors to Puerto Rico's troubled electricity provider were given a slight respite on Tuesday when the bonds' trustee made a scheduled payment, but the U.S. municipal bond market remained worried the Puerto Rico Electric Power...
  • States intervene in city fiscal crises

    WASHINGTON When Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed an overhaul of two pension systems for Chicago city workers last month, he inserted the state into the city's budget business and set off a political firestorm that will heat up this fall's elections. Quinn,...
  • Boom time for moneylenders as debt pile drags on Thai recovery

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - "Business is great," said Aoy, a moneylender who charges a whopping 10 percent a month interest but finds plenty of takers in Thailand, where a huge pile of household debt is complicating the military government's efforts to revive a...
  • Caesars vies with Genting as bids due for N.Y. casinos

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The fight for four New York state casino licenses is set to intensify, as operators — including Caesars Entertainment and Genting — jockey for access to the 8.3 million residents of the biggest U.S. city. Monday was the...
  • Judge urged to reject Energy Future's $2 billion bankruptcy loan plan

    WILMINGTON Del (Reuters) - Creditors of bankrupt Energy Future Holdings, Texas' biggest power company, urged a judge to slow its Chapter 11 case and warned if a key refinancing proposal was approved it might block better deals from being considered. In...
  • A big group hug for America from its hyphenated citizens

    Who's in on the next Facebook or Twitter rant? House Speaker John Boehner is right to sue President Obama! Speaker John Boehner is a puppet controlled by tea-party zealots! Bill Maher is a left-wing clown. Rush Limbaugh is a right-wing clown. Dick...
  • Culinary school costs leave a sour taste

    Culinary school costs leave a sour taste
    Dear Liz: I am 48 and planning on a career change. I was looking at a culinary school website and it looks pretty exciting. It is a two-year, full-time program and the cost is about $65,000, which doesn't cover the dorm or apartment expenses for living...