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Forecast: Florida is still growing but faces future slowdown

Jul. 27, 2022 11:28 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida grew slightly over a previous forecast in the first quarter of this year, but slowing population growth due to deaths outpacing births is still in the Sunshine State’s future over the next decade, according to estimates released last week. The...

A religiously diverse Edmonton hosts Pope Francis' visit

Jul. 26, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — As Pope Francis pays a historic visit to Canada, he is encountering a country that is less Catholic, more secular and more religiously diverse than the last time it hosted a pontiff two decades ago. And the city where he landed on Sunday — Edmonton —...

Where young adults moved to based on race and ethnicity

Jul. 25, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

It turns out millennials haven’t strayed very far from the areas where they grew up. A study released Monday by Harvard University and U.S. Census Bureau researchers found that by age 26, more than two-thirds of millennials lived in the same area where they grew up, 80% had moved...

Study: Millennials didn't stray far from where they grew up

Jul. 25, 2022 09:32 AM EDT

Growing up in mid-sized Virginia Beach, Andrew Waldholtz wanted to live in a big city so he moved to the District of Columbia for college. After four years in the comparatively expensive city, he realized he wanted a place to live that was more affordable. Waldholtz, 35, eventually...

Studies: France is a melting pot but discrimination lurks

Jul. 16, 2022 02:55 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Two landmark new studies in France are bursting myths about immigration at a time when xenophobic far-right discourse has gained ground. They show that the children of immigrants are increasingly melting into French society but some with African and Asian backgrounds face persistent...

US-expelled Haitians fuel charter business to Latin America

Jun. 14, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — With jokes, upbeat Caribbean music and vacation scenes of sun-kissed beaches and palm trees, Haitian influencers on YouTube and TikTok advertise charter flights to South America. But they are not targeting tourists. Instead, they are touts for...

Mark Ronchetti wins GOP primary for New Mexico governor

Jun. 08, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Mark Ronchetti has won the Republican primary for governor to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. The former television meteorologist on Tuesday defeated four other candidates including state Rep. Rebecca Dow. ...