Firefighters battle flames at a burning apartment complex in Paradise, Calif., in November. State fire officials say power lines coming into contact with trees have sparked multiple Northern California wildfires in recent years. PG&E filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday.
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The Justice Department has ended the $61 million contract for 2020 census forms that the U.S. Government Publishing Office awarded to the now-bankrupt printing company Cenveo, which has already produced materials for this year's census test run.
Workers sort NECCO Wafers at the New England Confectionery Co. in Revere, Mass. The Ohio-based Spangler Candy Company made the winning bid for NECCO, which filed for bankruptcy in early April.
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The Weinstein Co. says it will file for bankruptcy after plans for a sale fell apart. The ongoing legal ramifications from alleged sexual misconduct by founder Harvey Weinstein, seen here in January 2017, very likely played a role in the talks' failure.
The Toys R Us Times Square Holiday Shop held its grand opening last month in New York City. The largest U.S. toy store chain filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, but most stores are operating as usual.
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Legal issues — evictions, domestic violence, or insurance claim denials, for example — all too often can cascade into problems with bad medical outcomes.
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People carry a large Puerto Rican flag as they protest looming austerity measures amid an economic crisis in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Monday. The May Day demonstrations come as the island faces a Monday deadline for reaching a deal on debt payments, or entering bankruptcy-like proceedings.
Barbara Radley, of Oshkosh, Wis., has diabetes, liver failure and scleroderma. Even filing for bankruptcy early last year didn't stop her financial woes, she says. The medical bills keep piling up.
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