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  • Americans had fewer babies in 2012; births shifting to older mothers

    Americans had fewer babies in 2012; births shifting to older mothers
    The average age of women giving birth in America rose last year as the nation’s birthrate held steady following several years of decline, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The birthrate among teens and women in their...
  • MetLife to pay $500 million in multi-state death benefits probe

    MetLife to pay $500 million in multi-state death benefits probe
    Life insurance giant MetLife Inc. will shell out nearly $500 million to settle a multi-state probe into its alleged failure to pay death benefits to beneficiaries. The company said it will pay out about $438 million over the next 17 years, with $188...
  • U.S. state and territory travel offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
  • Smoked salmon at Wal-Mart's Sam's Club stores recalled in 42 states

    Smoked salmon at Wal-Mart's Sam's Club stores recalled in 42 states
    Smoked salmon sold at Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores nationwide is being recalled in 42 states, including California, and Puerto Rico amid listeria concerns. The fish was produced by a Miami subsidiary of Multiexport Foods Inc. in...
  • Mitt Romney's first ad has Democrats crying foul

    Mitt Romney's first ad has Democrats crying foul
    In his first television ad of the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney intended to use President Obama's words during the 2008 presidential race against him (see below). But Democrats are calling the spot a "deceitful and dishonest attack" because it...
  • Who votes when? N.H. decision brings clarity to 2012 calendar

    Who votes when? N.H. decision brings clarity to 2012 calendar
    The announcement Wednesday of the date of New Hampshire's presidential primary largely cements the election calendar for 2012, which will see fewer contests in the early stages than in the frontloaded 2008 race. The first five Republican contests are...
  • Mitt Romney defends use of Obama quote in campaign ad

    Mitt Romney defends use of Obama quote in campaign ad
    Mitt Romney on Wednesday defended his new campaign ad that takes President Obama's words out of context, saying there was "no hidden effort" to mislead voters. The Romney campaign ad, which began airing in New Hampshire on Tuesday, uses footage from an...
  • ACLU digs into mobile location privacy with huge police records request

     
    The American Civil Liberties Union is bringing its heavy artillery to bear on the mobile location privacy debate. The civil advocacy group has coordinated 34 of its offices to send 375 public records requests to police and law enforcement agencies......
  • Study ranks air pollution from coal and oil-fired power plants

     
    The most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants can be found in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida, according to a new study released Wednesday by the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council and Physicians for Social Responsibility. The...
  • Top green-building states: California lags behind others

     
    California may have plenty of eco-friendly construction, but according to the U.S. Green Building Council, it’s not among the top 10 states with so-called green commercial and institutional structures. The council developed the Leadership in...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...