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  • Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That’s part of a historic shift that already is …


  • Baby bust continues: US births down for 4th year

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued …


  • Number of births declines in U.S.

    ATLANTA – U.S. births fell in 2008, probably because of the recession, updated government figures confirm. The one exception to the trend was the birth rate among women in their …


  • Smart Bombs: Taking the pledge

    The teen birth rate is up slightly for the second year in a row, which reverses a 14-year decline. This has triggered the usual arguments over abstinence-only sex education vs. …


  • Teen birth rates on the rise

    WASHINGTON – U.S. teen birth rates rose sharply in 2006, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ending a 14-year decline. While U.S. …


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