Tag: Population growth and decline

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon's population is growing at a strong clip, driven by people coming from out of state. ...
Experts: Puerto Rico may struggle for more than a decade

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico could face more than a decade of further economic stagnation and a steep drop in population as...
Japan exports drive expansion, offset weak consumer spending

TOKYO — Japan's economy expanded at a 1.4 percent annualized rate in July-September in the seventh straight quarter of growth for the world's third-largest...
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Officials of a southeast South Dakota city hope that a housing boom in a portion of the city will soon...
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska — The largest caribou herd in Interior Alaska has grown to a level not seen since the 1920s, according to a preliminary...
Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and...
East Coast offers homeless insights as West Coast struggles

NEW YORK — It's before dawn when two outreach workers find a homeless man known as Juice near a train station in Harlem. A...
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DENVER — The latest population forecasts show the northern and western parts of Colorado will claim larger shares of the state's population as the...
Water shortages parch Moroccan towns, prompt protests

MARRAKECH, Morocco — Taps are running dry in southern Morocco, and the government is searching for solutions after people took to parched streets in...
How about a vasectomy? Uganda wants more men to say yes

KAMPALA, Uganda — When Martin Owor, a father of six, told his wife he was considering having a vasectomy, she told him it was...

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