Bankruptcy

Sam Zell settles lawsuit over Tribune leveraged-buyout ‘deal from hell'

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

More than a decade after Tribune Co. went private in a leveraged buyout that saddled the Los Angeles Times' then-owner with $13 billion in debt and led to its bankruptcy, Sam...
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Naperville's School of Performing Arts suddenly closes, owner files for bankruptcy protection

1 day ago   |   ABC

Naperville's School of Performing Arts abruptly closed Wednesday, just a day before the owner filed for bankruptcy protection.
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A cult-favorite clothing company that narrowly escaped bankruptcy could reach over $10 million in sales this year

A cult-favorite clothing company that narrowly escaped bankruptcy could reach over $10 million in sales this year

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through...
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32% of the people who file for personal bankruptcy say that nearly half of their debt comes from student loans

32% of the people who file for personal bankruptcy say that nearly half of their debt comes from student loans

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Thirty-two percent of consumers filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy carry student loan debt, according to a new LendEDU study . Of that group, student loan debt comprised 49% of...
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Bryan Singer Will Pay $150,000 to Settle Lawsuit Over Allegedly Raping a 17-Year-Old

2 days ago   |   Slate

The settlement was negotiated by his accuser's bankruptcy trustee, and a big chunk of the money is going straight to creditors.
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SC gun supplier files for bankruptcy; majority owner sued

4 days ago   |   Star Tribune

A South Carolina gun and sporting goods distributor is filing for bankruptcy amid allegations of mishandled funds borrowed by its majority owner.
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News Brief: Mueller Report, Opioid Bankruptcies, Venezuela Refugees

4 days ago   |   NPR

The Justice Department agrees to provide some report material to a House panel. Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy protection. The number of people fleeing...
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Democratic Presidential Debates Could Reignite Warren-Biden Bankruptcy Fight

Democratic Presidential Debates Could Reignite Warren-Biden Bankruptcy Fight

4 days ago   |   NPR

What a testy 2005 fight between Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren and Delaware Senator Joe Biden can tell us about the two 2020 presidential candidates (Image credit: Chip...
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Gun Seller Declares Bankruptcy After Its 2016 Presidential Election Strategy Backfires

5 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Firearms distributor United Sporting loaded up on guns ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, expecting a surge in sales would follow the election of a Democrat. Then...
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Wildfires, heat waves foreshadow what could be a perilous summer across the globe

Wildfires, heat waves foreshadow what could be a perilous summer across the globe

5 days ago   |   Think Progress

Wildfires in Canada and the United States are prompting evacuations and shuttering businesses, combining with worsening heat waves across the globe to set the stage for what...
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Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and... Read more ...

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt. Read more ...

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

It's been two months since a massive fire ravaged the iconic cathedral. Read more ...

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

CHICAGO - A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees are close to getting slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners. Read more ...

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to... Read more ...

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday - a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans' disgruntled big man - and one fewer superstar target remains on... Read more ...

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

The Blackhawks have been looking for a defenseman and they got a good one. Read more ...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

BALTIMORE - Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on... Read more ...

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

LOS ANGELES - The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. Read more ...