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New survey finds 15 percent of Americans don’t go online

NEW YORK (AP) — The Internet has become so entwined in their lives that many Americans might have trouble coping without it. But a new survey found that some 15 percent of Americans — about […]

09/25/2013

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Optimism of whites in US lags blacks by big margin

WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans’ attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race, with whites significantly less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living. Indeed, optimism […]

08/02/2013

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A census first: Black voter turnout passes whites

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making history, America’s blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data show. Despite increasing population, […]

05/08/2013

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US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped […]

05/02/2013

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High court poised to upend civil rights policies

(AP) — Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer the question: Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind?

03/31/2013

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Rand Paul endorses immigrant path to citizenship

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is telling a Hispanic business group that illegal immigrants should be allowed to become U.S. taxpayers and ultimately get a shot at citizenship.

03/19/2013

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Rise of Latino population blurs US racial lines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Welcome to the new off-white America. A historic decline in the number of U.S. whites and the fast growth of Latinos are blurring traditional black-white color lines.

03/18/2013

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Children of immigrants more Democrat than parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study finds that U.S.-born children of Hispanic immigrants are more likely than their parents to say they are Democrats as they integrate into American life.

02/07/2013

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Hispanics will soon overtake whites in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State demographers say California’s Hispanic population will equal that of whites within six months and exceed it early next year — a milestone in the country’s racial and ethnic shifts.

01/31/2013

Fuller picture of poverty: 49.7M poor people in US

WASHINGTON (AP) – A different way of calculating America’s poor by taking into account medical costs and work-related expenses finds a higher total than the government’s official count. This measure is aimed at providing a […]

11/14/2012

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