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Detroit's bankruptcy brings up more than finances

DETROIT — Sheilah Johnson was a building inspector for the city for 28 years, a college graduate who passed up jobs that paid more because a city job offered stability and the promise of a good pension.<p>But the city's recent plunge into bankruptcy — overseen by an outside emergency manager …

Obama's Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Year

Is the president's difficult stretch just a case of bad luck, or is it bad strategy?<p>It doesn't get much better than the exhilaration Barack Obama felt when he looked out at the hundreds of supporters packed into McCormick Place at 12:38 on the morning of November 7, 2012. There he was, in his …

Malala Yousafzai's book banned in Pakistani private schools

Education officials say memoir does not show enough respect for Islam and accuse teenager of being a tool of the west<p>Pakistani education officials say they have banned teenage activist Malala Yousafzai's book from private schools across the country, claiming it does not show enough respect for …