25 Things that used to be legal
2013: The city government of Detroit, Michigan, with up to $20 billion in debt, files for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, exceeding the $4 billion filing by Jefferson County, Alabama, in 2011. Detroit is also the largest city by population in the U.S. history to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, more than twice as large as Stockton, California, which filed in 2012.
A Nobel Peace Prize winner and astronaut are born, a gymnast reaches Olympic perfection, and an epic superhero hits summer theaters, all on this day.
Wildlife officials promote safety education and recreational hunting and fishing.
Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani signed a power-sharing agreement Sunday after months of infighting over allegations of voting fraud and manipulation.
The lengthy dispute had prevented the appointment of a successor to...
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