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Awaiting census count, California ponders slow growth future

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In 1962, when California's population of more than 17 million surpassed New York's, Gov. Pat Brown celebrated by declaring a state holiday. In the coming days, when the U.S. ...

Businesses and philanthropy unite to fight racial wealth gap

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of Starbucks and Goldman Sachs will join leaders from philanthropy and academia in a new initiative to address the racial wealth gap in the United States. Th...

Fourth Quarter 2020 Citi Residential Property Ownership Survey

Over 40% of respondents expect home prices to remain stable in the coming year, undeterred by the fourth wave of the COVID-19 outbreak HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 21 January 2021 - Citi Hong Kong...

Fleeing New Yorkers squeeze surrounding housing markets

Angel Garcia, a single father approved for a mortgage loan of $300,000, had high hopes in early 2020 of finding a house he could afford in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. The...

Credit counseling CEO discusses aid in the time of pandemic

Rebecca Steele is the president and CEO of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, the largest nonprofit financial counseling organization in the U.S. NFCC aims to help Ameri...

Third Quarter 2020 Citi Residential Property Ownership Survey

Property market sentiment remains volatile due to the pandemic, yet around 10% of respondents consider it a good time to purchase a property for the third consecutive quarter HONG KONG, CHINA - Media ...

Former Democratic power broker James A. Johnson dies at 76

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James A. Johnson, a former Democratic campaign operative who was CEO of housing lender Fannie Mae in the 1990s and served as chairman of Walter Mondale's presidential bid, died Sund...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's dubious claims on health care, court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't providing all the facts when he promises that people with preexisting medical problems will always be covered by health insurance if “Obamacare” is ruled...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's wrongs on court, virus; Biden errs

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a momentous week, President Donald Trump painted a fantastical portrait of a coronavirus that affects “virtually nobody” among the young as he faced a grim U.S. milestone of 200,0...

Harris draws on her past as US faces reckoning on police

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Kamala Harris won her first election for San Francisco district attorney in 2003, the office's relationship with the city police force was in tatters. She promised to re...

AP FACT CHECK: Is Trump's America great again or hellscape?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention begged this question: Why are President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters describing the state of his union as a hellscape? ...

AP FACT CHECK: Is US great again or dystopian? GOP says both

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention begged this question: Why are President Donald Trump’s most fervent supporters describing the state of his union as a hellscape? ...

AP FACT CHECK: GOP taps distortions to heap praise on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Trump echoed falsehoods of his father, Melania Trump credited her husband with a dubious religious first, and the president's economic adviser wholly distorted the conditions Do...

Biden risks alienating young Black voters after race remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival. ...

N Carolina county joins Asheville with vote for reparations

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A county in western North Carolina has joined the neighboring city of Asheville to apologize for its role in slavery and take the rare step of supporting reparations for Black r...