Topic: Henry Ford
A retooling plan for Detroit – involving controversial razing, shrinking, and repurposing – is under way as the Motor City tries to save itself.
07/23/2011 02:31 pm
Big business complains about corporate tax rates. But corporate taxes fund the infrastructure that the private sector depends on. Try starting a business without it.
07/19/2011 03:00 pm
Detroit has lost one-fourth of its population since 2000. Mayor Dave Bing will fight the US Census Bureau's numbers, which are important in determining federal and state aid. Meanwhile, the city is working to attract new residents by concentrating services in recovering neighborhoods.
03/23/2011 06:27 pm
In Pictures Gas guzzlers
The rise of ships, trains, and cars transformed cities and the way we live. Now it’s the Web’s turn.
02/25/2011 08:05 am
There is a long history of innovation in America's relatively short existence; from lone inventors experimenting in garages to collaborating and competing with international scientists. Many of the following 13 inventions have become fixtures in daily life.
02/17/2011 02:28 pm
Obama implored businesses at the US Chamber of Commerce to ask what they can do for their country. But many businesses are more likely to make decisions based on investment conditions than on patriotism.
02/07/2011 04:29 pm
Which state has more people per square mile than India? Which state saw its smallest population growth in at least a century? The data released Tuesday gives Americans a first look at what Census 2010 is saying about the United States. For example, the US population grew more slowly this past decade – 9.7 percent – than in any decade since the 1930s. Back during the Great Depression, six states lost population. In the first 10 years of the 2000s, only one state was a loser. Do you know which one?
12/21/2010 04:53 pm
Author Amanda Little talks about America's energy addiction and how it can be cured.
11/08/2010 10:47 am
A family-owned company in Detroit has reportedly secured the highest bid to buy basketball's Detroit Pistons. Some say the firm wants to move the team downtown to help revive the city.
10/06/2010 08:08 pm