- Strong home sales, limited supply lift US home prices in May Updated: Jul-28-15 12:08 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.
- Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies Updated: Jul-22-15 10:26 pm
SEATTLE - The annual July tally of endangered orcas is complete, and researchers have counted 81 whales, including four babies born since last winter.
- In long-predicted shift, California Latinos outnumber whites Updated: Jul-08-15 4:25 pm
LOS ANGELES - The long-expected moment when Latinos surpassed whites as California's largest racial or ethnic group has come and gone.
- Census Bureau to recognize new name for Alaska census area Updated: Jul-07-15 5:23 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A western Alaska census area named for confederate officer Wade Hampton will be known as the Kusilvak Census Area going forward.
- To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists Updated: Jul-05-15 10:31 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.