Nov 25, 2013

Thanksgiving drivers may pay less for gasoline than last year

The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline across the U.S.

Nov 22, 2013

Chart of the Week: Americans on the move

How to visualize American migration from state to state — without maps.

Nov 21, 2013

Confidence in government falls in much of the developed world

Confidence in government plunged in most developed countries in the wake of the global financial crisis, a new OECD report finds.

Nov 18, 2013

Dow soars, but only about half of Americans will benefit

About half of all Americans own stocks, either directly or indirectly.

Nov 15, 2013

Chart of the Week: Inflation and unemployment through the decades

A look at 80+ years of economic history shows a complicated relationship between inflation and unemployment.

Nov 15, 2013

Texting while driving may be common, but it’s illegal in most states

Number of states that ban texting while driving.

Nov 14, 2013

Home values fell the most in biggest, most expensive metro areas

Number of 50 largest metro areas where median home values fell between 2007-09 and 2010-12.

Nov 13, 2013

More than 3.4M Americans trace their ancestry to the Philippines

Here’s a data portrait of the Filipino-American community, drawn from the Pew Research Center’s 2012 report on Asian Americans.

Nov 13, 2013

Obesity and poverty don’t always go together

Obesity in the U.S. varies considerably by gender, race, ethnicity, income and educational level, but not necessarily how you might expect.

Nov 12, 2013

Record number of international students studying in U.S.

Number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities in the 2012-13 academic year.