A mattress is seen in an empty lot adjacent to Palm Drive in Desert Hot Springs, California, December 2, 2013. A resort town in California warned on November 12 that it will run out of money by March ... more 
A mattress is seen in an empty lot adjacent to Palm Drive in Desert Hot Springs, California, December 2, 2013. A resort town in California warned on November 12 that it will run out of money by March due to burdensome salary and pension costs and could join other U.S. cities that have recently filed for bankruptcy protection. A bankruptcy filing by Desert Hot Springs, a city of 26,000 about 110 miles (177 km) east of Los Angeles, would make it the third California city since 2012 along with San Bernardino and Stockton to seek court protection from creditors. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY) less 
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Mon, Dec 2, 2013 9:57 PM EST