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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.
A local family reacts to the deferment of two bills that aimed to move the homeless off sidewalks and make it illegal to defecate or urinate in public.
The United States and Egypt are moving closer to an agreement with Israel and the Palestinians on a one-week humanitarian cease-fire, starting Sunday, diplomatic sources told CNN on Friday.