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Declining Births Fuel Record Low Growth Rate in California

SACRAMENTO — New population estimates show California's births fell by 18,000 last year, prompting the slowest recorded growth rate in the country's most populous state. State officials said Wednesday the population stood at 39.9 million as of Jan. 1. The s...
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Chefs and Truck Drivers Beware: AI Is Coming for Your Jobs

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report. "That population is going to need to upskill, re...