About a quarter of the counties in the U.S. are seeing more deaths per year than births, according to census data.
Feb 26, 2011   ABC
Officials in Australia have announced plans to recast downtown Sydney as a pedestrian-friendly central business district.
Sep 14, 2010   ABC
These 10 American cities top the nation as being home to the most layoffs. California is a hotbed.
May 18, 2010   ABC
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that the first year of the recession has taken a harsh toll and that these impacts are being particularly felt in three key regions in the country.
Oct 20, 2009   ABC
The Fed's "Cash For Clunkers" program, which set aside funds to give people an incentive to trade in old polluting cars for newer models, is already reportedly running out of money. (VIDEO)
Jul 31, 2009   ABC
Rail advocates are getting their day, as they push for more high-speed rail lines- not just in California, but across the country.
Sep 2, 2008   ABC
<p>Cities in Europe are not letting the lack of an international compact on climate change stop them from taking efforts to reduce their impact on the planet.</p>
Oct 16, 2007   ABC
<p>For one hour next month, municipal facilities in San Francisco will voluntarily turn out their lights in a citywide effort to cut energy use.</p>
Sep 22, 2007   ABC
<p>A high speed train has debuted on a line between London and Paris, making the 213-mile trip in a little over two hours.</p>
Sep 5, 2007   ABC