Latinos move away from Arizona
About 100,000 Latinos have moved out of Arizona this year, mostly in response to the state’s anti-illegal-immigration law, according to a new study by BBVA Bancomer Research. Gov. Jan Brewer welcomed the report, saying the law’s goal “is to prevent and discourage illegal immigration.’’
Circumcision rates drop
Only 33 percent of boys born in the U.S. in 2009 were circumcised, a new medical review has found. Circumcision rates have been dropping precipitously since the American Academy of Pediatrics announced there was no sufficient medical justification for removing male babies’ foreskins.
Price of turkeys jumps
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the wholesale price of American frozen turkeys jumped to an average of $1.09 a pound last week, the highest price ever and up 28 percent from a year earlier. The jump is due to the rising cost of corn and other feed.
Homework “sweatshops” in India, Pakistan, and Egypt are providing high school and college-level essays, math homework, and other school assignments to students around the world for as little as $2.
London Sunday Telegraph
Million-dollar college presidents on the rise
Thirty college presidents made more than $1 million in 2008, a new analysis by the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals. Not a single college executive earned $1 million in 2004.
The Washington Post