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Detroit, after having billions of dollars of debt erased through bankruptcy, has emerged with a razor-thin financial cushion. Laura McDermott/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Post-Bankruptcy, A Booming Detroit Is Still Fragile

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Mendocino, Calif., lures vacationing tourists and retirees. But the lone hospital on this remote stretch of coast, in nearby Fort Bragg, is struggling financially. David McSpadden/Wikimedia hide caption

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Mendocino Coast Fights To Keep Its Lone Hospital Afloat

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Milwaukee's Rancorous Catholic Church Abuse Case May Finally Be Settled

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Rev. Robert H. Schuller, pastor of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif., speaks at the church in 1996. Schuller, who hosted the top-rated Hour of Power telecast for decades, died Thursday at age 88. Michael Tweed/AP hide caption

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Antoine Walker took a lot of 3-point shots during his NBA career, despite hitting them at a subpar rate. He also went bankrupt two years after retiring, despite collecting $110 million in salary during his playing career. Jim Bourg/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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The Detroit skyline as seen from Windsor, Ontario, across the Detroit River. Rebecca Cook /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Reader's Digest's parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Northern Mariana Islands: white sand, blue water, and huge pension liabilities. Boltty Studio/Flickr hide caption

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Promises, Promises

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