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  • First Look US birth rate declines to 30-year low

    The drop in birth rates last year is surprising given baby booms often mirror economic ones, and last year saw low unemployment and a growing economy. Several other factors are driving the decrease including changing attitudes about motherhood and changing immigration patterns.


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A crew member hugs a migrant child aboard the Aquarius rescue ship before disembarking in the port of Valencia, Spain, June 17.

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