Tag: Demographics

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and...
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BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the Idaho median household income increased by nearly $1,600 during the last five-year sampling. ...
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Years in the making, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is rolling out a new Medicaid feature that's designed to reduce the...
Jordan’s plan of shiny city in the desert met by skepticism

MADOUNEH, Jordan — A shiny new city is to arise from Jordan's desert over the next three decades, potentially rivaling the kingdom's capital of...
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UNITED NATIONS — Over 1.2 million people in war-torn South Sudan are one step away from famine — twice as many as at the...
Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5 percent in July-Sept

TOKYO — Japan's economy is gaining momentum, expanding at a 2.5 percent annual pace in July-September, the government said Friday. ...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is seeing a growing number of residents who speak multiple languages, data from the U.S. Census Bureau show. ...
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FREMONT, Neb. — A new study shows that housing needs in an eastern Nebraska county extend well beyond the people who will fill more...
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KALISPELL, Mont. — Two Flathead County residents over the age of 65 have died due to complications from influenza. ...
After arrest, inmates cross state to complete sentences

GILLETTE, Wyo. — For years, Brian Hoffman struggled with addiction, spending time in and out of jail and prison. ...

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