In his decision finding Detroit eligible for municipal bankruptcy this week, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes wrote: “The city no longer has the resources to provide its citizens with basic services. Was Detroit’s bankruptcy a foregone conclusion? Of course it was.”
Bitcoin’s rally is accelerating as the U.S. Department of Justice’s description of the digital currency as a “legal means of exchange” bolsters the prospect of wider acceptance as an alternative payment system.
John DiTroia has been guiding planes through Tampa International Airport since the government shutdown began, even though he’s not getting paid and his three- year-old son was recently diagnosed with leukemia.