Every major species of Pacific salmon can still be found here
Date: 08/18/2013 | Local News
More white people died in the U.S. last year than were born, a surprising slump coming more than a decade before the census predicts that the ranks of white Americans will drop with every passing year.
Date: 06/13/2013 | Nation & World
WASHINGTON -- A record number of U.S. counties -- more than 1 in 3 -- are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere.New 2012 census...
Date: 03/15/2013 | Nation & World
TOKYO -- Itoko Uchida, 82, was counting on the nephew she raised to support her in old age. He refused, forcing her to pay for a sponsor to join the 420,000-long queue of Japanese waiting for a nursing home bed.With no relatives willing to help, the Tokyo widow had to spend...
Date: 02/24/2013 | Nation & World
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hispanics will soon become the dominant ethnic group in the nation's most populous state, marking a milestone in the country's shifting racial and ethnic composition, according to projections released Thursday by the California Department of Finance.
Date: 01/31/2013 | Nation & World
The world's seemingly relentless march toward overpopulation achieved a notable milestone in 2012: Somewhere on the planet, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the 7 billionth living person came into existence.
Date: 01/11/2013 | Nation & World
WASHINGTON -- After two centuries of boom and bust, America's population growth may finally be leveling off.In all, the U.S. population is now increasing a bit faster, thanks to an improving economy, but not enough to lift growth above its lowest level since the Great Depression.
Date: 12/21/2012 | Nation & World