| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Los Angeles has the highest poverty rate among California counties, according to a new analysis announced Monday that upends traditional views of rural and urban hardship by adding factors such as the soaring price of city housing.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries, including China, Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Cameroon.
The update comes as United Nations officials are reporting...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:49 AM
The exodus of immigrants who were in the United States illegally and left the country during the recession has halted--and the tide may actually be turning, a new report says.
An analysis by the Pew Research Center finds that the number of immigrants...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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The health of the arts in the United States worsened for a fourth straight year during 2011, according to the latest National Arts Index report, released this week by the advocacy group...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Poverty continued creeping upward in the Los Angeles area last year, long after the declared end of the recession, new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show.
The numbers are another sign of continued suffering after the economic downturn: More than...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Broncos quarterback in first AFL season
Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:28 PM
More than a fifth of American households faced continued hardships in the aftermath of the recession, the U.S. Census Bureau said in a report released Thursday.
Such hardships included being unable to cover their rent or mortgage, leaving bills unpaid,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:17 AM
A memorial in Glendale to sex slaves who served the Japanese army during World War II has aggravated an overseas opposition group that has now turned its attention to a similar proposal in Buena Park.
Members of the opposition group — which...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:05 AM
More than three-quarters of all Latino adults get their news in English, according to a comprehensive study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.
The Pew Hispanic Center's 2012 National Survey of Latinos found that 82% of Latino adults said...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:58 AM
The number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial has grown faster than any other racial group nationwide, new Census Bureau data reveal.
The change is a sign of slow but momentous shifts in the way Americans think about race.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:47 PM
New rankings put California 41st nationwide in the well-being of children, the same lowly spot it got last year.
To gauge how children were doing in different states, the private Annie E. Casey Foundation eyed data including poverty levels, graduation...