- To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists Updated: Jul-05-15 12:35 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy.
- India census says 70 percent live in villages, most are poor Updated: Jul-03-15 8:10 am
NEW DELHI - India released new data Friday showing that more than 70 percent of its people live in villages, with the majority extremely poor and dependent on manual labor.
- Court upholds redistricting in Montana, 12 other states Updated: Jun-29-15 3:20 pm
HELENA, Montana - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld independent redistricting commissions in Montana and 12 other states, though members of the Montana panel say their work would not have changed regardless of how the court ruled because the state has just one congressional district.
- Honolulu commuters sleep, eat in cars to deal with traffic Updated: Jun-28-15 11:23 am
HONOLULU - Hawaii Rep. Matt LoPresti knew he had a problem when his preschool-aged daughter Nina started drawing pictures of herself sitting in traffic.
- Once a rarity, rush hours, road rage becoming reality in ND Updated: Jun-26-15 2:44 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The same robust economy that is driving up North Dakota's population is causing driver frustration from unprecedented traffic snarls.
- Piscataquis County is oldest in Maine, new census data says Updated: Jun-26-15 4:06 am
PORTLAND, Maine - New U.S. Census Bureau estimates show that Piscataquis County had the highest median age in the state as of last July 1.
- Name change sought for area named for confederate officer Updated: Jun-25-15 6:35 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker plans to change the name of an Alaska census district named for confederate military leader Wade Hampton.
- Census data show Big Island led state in 2014 growth Updated: Jun-25-15 1:16 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - The Big Island's population is still growing faster than Maui, Kauai and Honolulu according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau data for 2014.
- Census data shows growth in Minnesota's minority population Updated: Jun-25-15 12:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The latest U.S. Census estimates put Minnesota's population near the 5.5 million mark, with the number of minorities growing four times as fast as whites, according to a local expert.
- Nebraska Asian-American population growth outpaces Hispanics Updated: Jun-25-15 11:06 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's Hispanic population saw its smallest growth last year since an immigration wave to the state began more than two decades ago, while Asian-Americans became the state's fastest-growing demographic.
- Census data: Florida growth last year driven by Hispanics Updated: Jun-25-15 12:58 am
ORLANDO, Florida - Hispanic residents made up almost half of Florida's population growth last year, and the age gap between Florida's white and minority residents continued to widen, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Choosing your own: Definition of race becoming fluid Updated: Jun-16-15 5:18 pm
WASHINGTON - Experts say the controversy over the racial identity of Rachel Dolezal shows how the definition of race is becoming fluid in a country that's turning more diverse.
- Phoenix-area cities tangle over $1 billion in state funds Updated: Jun-14-15 5:40 pm
PHOENIX - A dispute among Phoenix-area cities over how to split more than $1 billion in state revenue is far from reaching a resolution.
- Indy suburbs eye special census counts to boost revenue Updated: Jun-14-15 4:09 am
FISHERS, Indiana - Rapidly growing Indianapolis suburbs in search of a bigger share of state revenue say they're planning special census counts to boost their chances.
- Group files lawsuit against Natchez over voting districts Updated: Jun-10-15 8:20 am
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - A new federal lawsuit is challenging the current lines for Natchez as being drawn to dilute black voting strength.