Stuff you may have missed: December 3, 2013
Detroit can go ahead with the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history ($18 billion in debt, for those playing at home), which is bad news for retired city workers, who now find their pensions facing a sudden threat.
Earlier this year, a Nigerian man spent three days trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, surviving thanks to an air bubble on his sunken ship. He thinks the rescue was divine deliverance.
Kim Jong-Un apparently fired his uncle, who was a powerful deal-broker in the country. Couldn’t negotiate that one, it seems.
Good news for Obama’s Kenya-born uncle: He won’t be forced out of the U.S., after a judge threw out a deportation notice.
Two companies that nobody likes can officially get married.