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As world ages, immigration seen as big boost to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are among the least likely to be concerned about retirement security, or to view the growing number of older people as a major concern, a new global study finds. The analysis […]

01/30/2014

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Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment […]

12/11/2013

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More signs that US births may have stopped falling

ATLANTA (AP) — There’s more evidence that U.S. births may be leveling off after years of decline. The number of babies born last year only slipped a little, and preliminary government figures released Friday indicate […]

12/06/2013

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Top general to teens: Watch what you post online!

WASHINGTON (AP) — If they don’t believe their parents, maybe America’s teens will listen to the Pentagon’s top general. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next […]

12/04/2013

Attendees sing a song at the Sunday Assembly, a godless congregation founded by British comedians Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans, on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. A new mega-church movement is generating buzz from London to Los Angeles, but this time it's a belief in non-belief that's drawing crowds on Sunday mornings. Sunday Assembly began in London in January and soared in popularity among atheists looking for a place to air their views with other likeminded people and now the concept has taken hold across the pond. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across US, world

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, a reading and some quiet reflection. The […]

11/10/2013

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel talks sexts and growth

Evan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation, to move back to his father’s house and work on Snapchat. Spiegel’s fast-growing mobile app lets users send photos, videos and […]

11/01/2013

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Google+ adds more tools to edit photos, video

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is introducing more tools to automatically edit images posted on its Plus networking service in its latest attempt to lure traffic away from Facebook and other online hangouts. Most of […]

10/29/2013

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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

AP chart shows estimates for the number of people in the U.S. illegally.

New signs of rising illegal immigration into US

WASHINGTON (AP) — After dropping during the recession, the number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears to be on the rise again. The total number of immigrants living in this country […]

09/23/2013

This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter flies from obscurity to the height of fame

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pope. President Obama. Queen Elizabeth. Oprah. You. When Twitter started seven years ago as an obscure medium for geeks, critics dismissed it as an exercise in narcissism. Some thought it […]

09/15/2013

Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center, Sept. 4, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Study finds online privacy concerns on the rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lynn Boyden, a college professor in Los Angeles who teaches website design, says she has developed two identities online: a public one for her professional life and a private one that only […]

09/05/2013

Specialists Christopher Gildea, left, and Joseph Dreyer, confer at their posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Small companies power ahead with big gains

NEW YORK (AP) — You may be unfamiliar with some of the best stocks on Wall Street this year. Small, mostly unknown names are leading the surge in stock markets. Companies like Entravision Communications, a […]

08/09/2013

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