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  • ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo taken April 4, 2010, an aerial view of a housing development is seen in Tucson, Ariz.

    More unmarrieds are living together amid tough times

    The federal government doesn't know all the ways people are pinching pennies during the "Great Recession," but it thinks it has found at least one: More unmarried couples are living together.


  • On-duty Census worker shot dead

    Census Bureau worker Spencer Williams was shot on the job, making him the eighth Census worker to die on the job this year.


  • Immigration: 'Demographic divide' on the rise

    New U.S. Census Bureau numbers show a stark change in immigration and birth patterns has moved up by eight years the date at which whites will no longer be the majority of the U.S. population, to 2042 - and demographers said those numbers will push immigration to the forefront of this year's political debates.


  • **FILE** Illegal immigrants from Mexico wait  in a holding area in El Paso, Texas, in May 2008. (Associated Press)

    Illegals figure drops by 11%

    The Department of Homeland Security is claiming success after an independent study released Wednesday argued that stepped-up enforcement efforts have reduced the illegal immigrant population by 11 percent since August.


  • Illegal population shrinking

    Crackdowns on illegal immigrants are showing results.


  • Suitland site to see greener pastures

    The fenced-in Suitland Federal Center in Prince George's County, a hodgepodge of outdated buildings, parking lots and rolling lawns, is finally undergoing a makeover. It was created in 1941 from wooded farmland to supplement government office space within the District. In the 1950s and '60s, a records center for the National Archives and a heating and refrigeration plant joined a trio of brick buildings on the property. A big, windowless building for the National Maritime Intelligence Center was completed in the early 1990s.


  • Suitland site to see greener pastures

    The fenced-in Suitland Federal Center in Prince George's County, a hodgepodge of outdated buildings, parking lots and rolling lawns, is finally undergoing a makeover. It was created in 1941 from wooded farmland to supplement government office space within the District. In the 1950s and '60s, a records center for the National Archives and a heating and refrigeration plant joined a trio of brick buildings on the property. A big, windowless building for the National Maritime Intelligence Center was completed in the early 1990s.


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