- Federal, state reports show Juneau population decline Updated: May-26-15 4:25 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The population of the City and Borough of Juneau has declined, according to reports from the Alaska Department of Labor and the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Boston, several suburbs see major population growth Updated: May-22-15 12:37 pm
BOSTON - Boston-area residents who feel there are more cars on the roads and a little less elbow room on the subway may be right.
- Correction: Indiana Cities-Population story Updated: May-22-15 9:31 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - In a story May 21 about Indiana's changing population, The Associated Press omitted the final digit of the year in which the Visteon plant in Connersville closed. The plant closed in 2007.
- Whites moving to Detroit, city that epitomized white flight Updated: May-21-15 5:56 pm
DETROIT - Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize white flight, even as blacks continue to leave for the suburbs and the city's overall population shrinks.
- Virginia counties near DC fuel population gain Updated: May-21-15 4:56 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia counties near the nation's capital and most of the state's largest cities saw population increases last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Thursday.
- Utah population growing quickly, says US census Updated: May-21-15 12:39 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's population growth rate is one of the highest in the nation, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Census says 5 Texas cities among top 10 in population gain Updated: May-21-15 7:37 am
AUSTIN, Texas - The U.S. Census Bureau says five Texas cities are among the country's top 10 in population gain, and San Marcos is the fastest-growing in the nation for the third consecutive year.
- Study: Local lockups can be more pricey to run than thought Updated: May-21-15 12:10 am
NEW YORK - It turns out running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought.
- Government releases fire plan to protect struggling bird Updated: May-19-15 6:11 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A federal wildfire strategy released Tuesday aims to protect the West's sagebrush country that is home to a struggling bird species whose potential listing as a threatened or endangered species already has delayed energy projects and oil and gas deals.
- Lawmakers set to deal with growing female prison population Updated: May-17-15 9:53 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Legislature's finance committee is set to decide this week how to handle the state's growing number of women prisoners after forecasts show the population likely will grow faster than Gov. Scott Walker anticipated in his budget proposal.
- Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English Updated: May-12-15 5:04 pm
LOS ANGELES - A rising share of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining, researchers said Tuesday.
- Report: Alaska population down after 26 years of growth Updated: May-12-15 1:11 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An aging baby boomer population and a stagnate birthrate have caused Alaska's population to fall for the first time since the 1980s recession.
- California population grows about 1 percent to 38.7 million Updated: May-01-15 4:01 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California grew modestly last year to 38.7 million people, with San Diego and San Jose experiencing the largest gains among major cities, state demographers announced Friday.
- A year on, 'model' camp for Syrian refugees has mixed record Updated: May-01-15 3:47 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - A year after opening, a camp in Jordan billed as an improved model for sheltering Syrian refugees has a mixed record: Azraq offers safety and a sense of order, with its close to 10,000 prefab shelters arranged in tidy rows, but refugees say life is tough because of lack of electricity, jobs and freedom of movement.
- Germany's population seen shrinking by a tenth by 2060 Updated: Apr-28-15 5:58 am
BERLIN - Germany's Federal Statistical Office says it expects the country's population to shrink by a tenth or even more by 2060 as deaths outpace births.