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On Thursday, Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy when state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr asked a federal judge for municipal bankruptcy protection.

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Once-mighty Motor City files for bankruptcy

Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and auto manufacturing.

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