Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Long-Term Debt (Debt Issues) (Details)

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Long-Term Debt (Debt Issues) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Feb. 03, 2018
Jan. 28, 2017
Apr. 30, 2016
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Total debt $ 4,063 $ 4,665  
Unamortized debt issuance costs (51) (63)  
Total long-term debt $ 3,780 $ 4,339  
Weighted-average interest rate at year end 6.10% 6.30%  
Weighted-average maturity (in years) 16 years    
Debt Instrument, Repurchased Face Amount $ 40   $ 60
Less: current maturities (232) $ (263)  
7.95% Debentures Due 2017      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent)   7.95%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent $ 0 $ 220  
5.75% Senior Notes Due 2018 (1)      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 5.75% 5.75%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent [1] $ 190 $ 265  
8.125% Senior Notes Due 2019      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 8.125% 8.125%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent $ 175 $ 400  
5.65% Senior Notes Due 2020 (1)      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 5.65% 5.65%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent [1] $ 360 $ 400  
2016 Term Loan Facility (Matures in 2023)      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Secured Debt $ 1,625 $ 1,667  
5.875% Senior Secured Notes Due 2023 (1)      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 5.875% 5.875%  
Secured Debt [1] $ 500 $ 500  
7.125% Debentures Due 2023      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.125% 7.125%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent $ 10 $ 10  
6.9% Notes Due 2026      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 6.90% 6.90%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent $ 2 $ 2  
6.375% Senior Notes Due 2036 (1)      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 6.375% 6.375%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent [1] $ 388 $ 388  
7.4% Debentures Due 2037      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.40% 7.40%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent $ 313 $ 313  
7.625% Notes Due 2097      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.625% 7.625%  
Unsecured Long-term Debt, Noncurrent $ 500 $ 500  
[1] These debt issuances contain a change of control provision that would obligate us, at the holders’ option, to repurchase the debt at a price of 101%. These provisions trigger if there were a beneficial ownership change of 50% or more of our common stock.