In Russia, nostalgia for Soviet Union and positive feelings about Stalin
Many Russians say the collapse of the Soviet Union has been a bad thing for their country. Nostalgia for the Soviet past also extends to views of Josef Stalin.
5 facts about same-sex marriage
Read five key facts about same-sex marriage, two years after U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that granted same-sex couples the right to marry.
5 facts about the death penalty
As the debate over the death penalty continues in the U.S. and worldwide, here are five facts about the issue.
20 years after Dolly the sheep’s debut, Americans remain skeptical of cloning
Twenty years after the world’s first clone made from the cells of an adult mammal was unveiled, here are five facts about cloning and public opinion.
For Darwin Day, 6 facts about the evolution debate
62% of Americans say humans have evolved over time, while 34% reject evolution entirely.
World’s Muslim population more widespread than you might think
While many, especially in the U.S., may associate Islam with the Middle East or North Africa, nearly two-thirds of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims live in the Asia-Pacific region.
Almost all U.S. presidents, including Trump, have been Christians
Most of the U.S. presidents have been openly religious, with many belonging to some of the country’s most prominent Protestant denominations.
About one-fifth of adults globally have no formal schooling
Lack of formal education is widespread in many countries in south Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Shared religious beliefs in marriage important to some, but not all, married Americans
Many married adults point to several factors as bigger keys to a successful marriage than shared religious beliefs.
How income varies among U.S. religious groups
Members of some religious groups on average have a higher household income than others, and those in the richest groups tend to be highly educated.