Population growth and decline

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde accompanied by (IMFC) Chair and South Africa's Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyagothey attend the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 21, 2018 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the global finance meetings in Washington (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The International Monetary Fund's policymaking committee says a strong world economy is threatened by increasing tension over trade and a heavy global debt load. Officials say longer-term global...
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David Dodson, president of MDC, which was formerly known as Manpower Development Corporation, a nonprofit group, smiles at his office after presenting the findings of MDC's State of the South 2018 report in Durham, NC., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Among the report's findings was that the South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent pool won't share in the region's economic growth unless leaders in the 13 southern recommit to spending on public schools and higher education. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
April 10, 2018 - 11:29 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — As teachers in multiple states protest for better pay, a new study warns that the fast-growing South region must invest more in public schools and higher education to ensure its homegrown talent shares in its economic prosperity. The State of the South 2018 report, released...
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David Dodson, president of MDC, which was formerly known as Manpower Development Corporation, a nonprofit group, smiles at his office after presenting the findings of MDC's State of the South 2018 report in Durham, NC., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Among the report's findings was that the South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent pool won't share in the region's economic growth unless leaders in the 13 southern recommit to spending on public schools and higher education. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
April 10, 2018 - 4:11 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending more on public schools and higher education, according to a study released Tuesday. The State of the South 2018 report found that 13 states...
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In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, photo people walk along a path in front of a row of homes in San Jose, Calif. NerdWallet calculated affordability for 173 metropolitan areas by comparing the median annual household income and the monthly principal-and-interest payment for a median-priced single-family home and found that the least affordable homes are in the San Jose. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 08, 2018 - 10:26 am
Whether you can afford a home depends — a lot — on the city you want to call home. A modest income can go a long way in Cumberland, Maryland, the metropolitan area with the nation's most affordable houses. In contrast, the least affordable homes are in the San Jose, California, metropolitan area —...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, a homeless person sleeps under a blanket on a New York sidewalk. Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to unveil in a speech Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, a plan for 90 more homeless shelters, in addition to the 200 the city already has. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 04, 2017 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's latest attempt to tackle its chronic homelessness problem comes with a decidedly modest goal. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio's $300 million plan to open 90 new shelters over the next five years is expected to shrink the homeless population by 2,500, a mere 4 percent...
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