- Texas man arrested for powder-letter hoax
- Islamic State opens ‘marriage bureau’ for single jihadists
- Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes
- Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
- GOP: Environmental rules keeping agents from accessing border
- John Kerry: Millions displaced by religious fighting in 2013
- Federal appeals court rules against Virginia’s gay marriage ban
- White House says Russia ‘losing’ war in Ukraine
- Hamas turns to North Korea for weapons deal, Iran for money
- Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate
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After falling four years in a row, U.S. births may finally be leveling off. The number of babies born last year — a little shy of 4 million — is only a few hundred less than the number in 2011, according to a government report released Friday.
The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping _ a decline that stunned experts who believe it's partly due to the recession.
The U.S. teen birth rate hit an all-time low in 2009 — a decline that stunned experts say is partly because of the economy.