Michigan is home to few bright economic spots these days -- with the exception of the college town of Ann Arbor. Ray Suarez reports.
As the Obama administration contemplates how to close Guantanamo Bay prison, residents in the small town of Standish, Mich., are considering whether to support one plan under consideration at the White House that would bring suspected terrorists to a local…
With less than six months until President Obama's deadline for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, the White House is struggling to decide on a bevy of options. Ari Shapiro of National Public Radio speaks with Judy Woodruff about…
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The Obama administration is considering whether to establish a joint courtroom-prison complex in the United States to house the 229 suspected terrorists being held at Guantanamo Bay, the Associated Press has reported.
By PBS NewsHour
General Motors Corp. CEO Fritz Henderson announced Friday that the company emerged from bankruptcy and now begins the task of remaking the struggling American carmaker that was once the world's largest and most powerful.
Analysts take a closer look at the deeper, long-term effects of General Motors' bankruptcy filing.
Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Detroit residents about the "collateral damage," or ripple effects, from General Motors' bankruptcy filing earlier in the week.
Bob Hicok was born and raised in Michigan, worked in factories and once owned an automotive die design business there before becoming a professor at Virginia Tech. His poetry reflects on the economic hardships suffered in his home state.
GM will close several plants for up to 10 weeks to help clear its inventory backlog. Analysts and local leaders mull the impact of the move and the industry's path forward.
As Detroit's auto industry crumbles, leaving the state with the highest unemployment rate in the nation and substantial budget gap, state lawmakers are turning to alternative sources of revenue, notably from the film industry.
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