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Census: Record 1 in 3 US counties are now dying

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A record number of U.S. counties - more than 1 in 3 - are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere.

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By HOPE YEN

Associated Press

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