|Published:||Oct 31, 2011 11:43 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Oct 31, 2011 11:43 AM EDT|
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The world's population has reached a record 7 billion people. Although demographers aren't exactly sure when the milestone will be reached, today is the day the United Nations is marking with festivities worldwide. In the Philippines, a baby born two minutes before midnight was welcomed with a cake and a gift certificate for free shoes.