Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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Longer US white majority if immigration slows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Without increased immigration, whites would lose their U.S. majority in 2046, three years beyond official projections, and the nation’s population would not reach 400 million until after 2060, a decade or more […]

05/15/2013

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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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Plastic fragments prompt DiGiorno and CPK frozen pizza recalls

LITTLE CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — Nestle Pizza Co. of Little Chute is recalling four frozen-pizza products that might be contaminated with plastic fragments. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the following products are subject to […]

05/03/2013

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Joshua Tree National Park closure extended

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they need more time to clean up graffiti that’s marred an historic Native American site at Joshua Tree National Park.

05/01/2013

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New pope revives question: What is a ‘Latino?’

(AP) – He is being hailed with pride and wonder as the “first Latino pope,” a native Spanish speaker born and raised in the South American nation of Argentina. But for some Latinos in the United States, there’s a catch:

03/24/2013

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Obama says immigration bill would help House GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told House Republicans Wednesday that they would benefit politically more than Democrats would from supporting a comprehensive immigration overhaul, lawmakers present said.

03/13/2013

Don’t tell kids about past drug use, study finds

OK, so you smoked a few joints, and maybe even tried something stronger. You’re thinking that sharing your experiences with your kids will help drive home the anti-drug message. But a new report suggests you re-think that approach.

02/25/2013

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Race, ethnic lines less visible as LA picks mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles voters are picking a new mayor, but the race is far different from the landmark election of Antonio Villaraigosa eight years ago.

02/24/2013

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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

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