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  • Census Bureau considers changes to race, ethnicity questions

     
    Census Bureau considers changes to the race questions asked in its surveys....
  • Extreme Commuting: Diesel vs. Hybrid

     
    Diesels and hybrids have drastically different powertrains, but they both help commuters improve their fuel economy compared with a traditional gas-powered car. The 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI with a six-speed manual and the 2012 Honda Insight hybrid...
  • College degrees bring lifetime financial rewards, census says

     
    It pays to get a college degree and it especially pays to earn a bachelor’s in engineering or computer science. Those are some of the findings of two new reports from the U.S. Census Bureau that examined income disparities linked......
  • China, U.S., Europe battling over a shrinking global-trade pie

     
    Global Focus: In polite, diplomatic language, China this week accused Eurozone leaders of piling up debts that threaten global economic stability and the Europeans countered with complaints that Beijing manipulates its currency to unfairly skew trade in...
  • The Band's Garth Hudson adds to the mystery of Nazareth reference in 'The Weight'

     
    It’s long been believed that on The Band’s song “The Weight,” the opening line “I pulled into Nazareth/I was feelin’ about half past dead” refers to the Lehigh Valley’s Nazareth, home of guitar maker C.F....
  • Many pediatricians still not using interpreters

    Many pediatricians still not using interpreters
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Close to half of pediatricians do not use a professional interpreter when seeing patients and families with a limited understanding of English, according to a new study. "We were surprised that the majority of pediatricians...
  • More than 1 in 5 California children live in poverty, study finds

     
    As California diversifies, it will face serious economic struggles if it fails to pay attention to widespread childhood poverty, according to a report released Monday by the Center for the Next Generation. The center found that more than 1 in......
  • St. Patrick’s Day good for a Google Doodle and a ‘Leprechaun’

     
    St. Patrick's Day has arrived and brought with it a high-stepping Google Doodle. The Feast of St. Patrick means shamrocks ......
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    Story, by the numbers....
  • Carmel: a sweet West Coast getaway

    Carmel: a sweet West Coast getaway
    Carmel is a great spot to get away from it all. It's the perfect place to show how sweet and charming you are, whether it's a wedding, proposal, romantic hideaway or girlfriend getaway. A small but active and artistic area, you will find plenty of...
  • Baltimore's poverty rate unchanged at 1 in 4 residents

    Baltimore's poverty rate unchanged at 1 in 4 residents
    The poverty rate in Baltimore held steady last year with about 1 in 4 counted as impoverished by the U.S. Census Bureau — a situation that economists say reflects the fits and starts of the nation's economic recovery. After a jump of more than 4...