The nation's population officially hit 300 million at 7:46 a.m. EDT today. How they figured that out makes no sense to me.
It takes six days to determine if North Korea launched a nuke or not, economists can't agree on whether or not the job numbers are accurate, and no one's quite sure how many "mole" people live in the underground tunnels of New York City.
But we do know, that at 7:46 a.m. EDT today, the U.S. population officially hit 300 million.
NYT article here.