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  • Billions of dollars in child support go unpaid yearly

    More than $14 billion in child support was left unpaid to American parents in a single year — more than 1 out of every 3 dollars that were due, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday. Millions of parents are awarded child support every year,...
  • Construction spending jumps in October, aided by public projects

    Construction spending jumps in October, aided by public projects
    U.S. construction spending rose 0.8% in October from the month before, the fastest pace in more than four years, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday.  Overall construction spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $908.4 billion,...
  • Young women closing workplace gender gap

    Young women seem tantalizingly close to achieving gender equality in the workplace, at least when it comes to wages, a new report from the Pew Research Center suggests. But it remains to be seen whether motherhood will slow their strides, as it did for...
  • HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries

    HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
    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...
  • Pew Research study finds more Latinos get their news in English

    Pew Research study finds more Latinos get their news in English
    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...
  • Buena Park reconsiders comfort women statue after Glendale fuss

    Buena Park reconsiders comfort women statue after Glendale fuss
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw

    PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw
    Frank Tripucka 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,...
  • Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011

    Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. 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...
  • L.A. County leads California in poverty rate, new analysis shows

    L.A. County leads California in poverty rate, new analysis shows
    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. The measurement,...
  • L.A. Now Live: More Americans consider themselves multiracial

    L.A. Now Live: More Americans consider themselves multiracial
    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. Mixed-race...
  • Majority of women, blacks and Latino seniors on cusp of poverty

    Majority of women, blacks and Latino seniors on cusp of poverty
    A new report on the senior population found a majority of elderly women, blacks and Latinos are precariously close to poverty, according to the nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute report released Thursday. The report comes as lawmakers are considering...