(Information on A&P's bankruptcy and the Metrodome collapse updated in today's Hot Trends article.)
The grocery chain better known as A&P listed debts of more than $3.2 billion and assets of about $2.5 billion in a petition the company filed in bankruptcy court in White Plains, N.Y.The 151-year-old company was once the country's largest grocer. It now operates 395 stores under the A&P, Walbaum's and Pathmark names in the Northeast. The company said all of its stores will remain open.
"Metrodome" is a hot search topic today after the inflatable roof of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium caved in following heavy snowfall in Minneapolis on Sunday.
"Medicare" is a trending search topic this morning after the House passed a bill delaying the impending cut in pay to doctors for one year on Friday.