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Suicide Trends Among Youths and Young Adults Aged 10-24 Years, United States, 1990-2004

Categories: Births/Deaths,Statistics,Youth

Following declines in the suicide rate from 1990-2003, suicide rates for youth and young adults rose 8% from 2003 to 2004. Data by age group, method of suicide, sex and year. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Base Structure Report Fiscal Year 2007 Baseline: A Summary of DOD’s Real Property Inventory

Categories: Defense/Military,Property Rights

Provides a comprehensive listing of sites owned or used by the Department of Defense. Organized by state/country and then by military organization. From the Defense Department.

Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Residing in the United States: January 2006

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Estimates of the number of illegal aliens residing in the U.S. by period of entry, region, and country of origin. Also covers state of residence. From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security.

The Department of Labor’s 2006 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Labor/Employment

6th annual report on the incidence and nature of child labor, relevant laws and enforcement, and preventive programs and policies in 141 countries and territories. From the Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs.

Health and Safety Concerns over U.S. Imports of Chinese Products: An Overview

Categories: China,Food/Nutrition,Foreign Trade/Investment

Provides an overview of safety concerns relating to Chinese seafood, toys, pet food, tires and other imports. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by

Right Sizing the People’s Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China’s Military

Categories: China,Defense/Military

How the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of military best meets China’s requirements. From the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College

Report on Racism and Xenophobia in the Member States of the EU

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,European Union

Examines the implementation of the Racial Equality Directive in member countries of the European Union and at how the legislation is applied by courts and tribunals. From the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

America’s Dynamic Workforce: 2007

Categories: Labor/Employment

An overview of current conditions and notable trends affecting the American labor market and economic activity. Focuses on measures of labor market performance: employment, unemployment, labor force participation, and compensation. From the Labor Department

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