Lawmakers say bankruptcy for Detroit's Big Three is 'not a viable option.'
In the South, host to foreign-owned plants, there is little sympathy held for Detroit.
The UN's top climate official defended a global trading scheme to reduce greenhouse gas emissions after the US government released a report questioning its efficacy.
While Pakistan confronts growing evidence that the terrorist attack was carried out by the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba, India braces for further sea, air assaults
The terror attacks in India next door have emphasized the instability in the region.
Long dependent on auto manufacturing, the state and its cities are bracing for even deeper budget cuts.
Their CEOs visit Washington, trying a second time to win lawmaker approval for an auto industry bailout.
Antigovernment protesters cheered Tuesday's verdict and agreed to end a week-long airport blockade.