For Growing Numbers of Struggling U.S. Cities, the Downturn Has Arrived (article)
A boom in metropolitan areas such as Denver, Salt Lake City and Nashville, Tenn., has masked fiscal weakness in cities tied to manufacturing and other shrinking industries, problems left unresolved even after a decadelong economic expansion.
Election-Weary Israelis Vote for Third Time to Try to Break Deadlock (article)
Israelis went to the polls in their third national election in less than a year, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to fend off a challenge from his main rival Benny Gantz. But voters fear that Monday’s ballot could end in yet another deadlock.