Fact Tank Mar. 26, 2014

5 facts about the news business today

The good news – and the bad news – about the news.

Fact Tank Mar. 7, 2014

5 facts about Republicans

The annual Conservative Political Action Committee kicked off its annual conference Thursday, providing an early test for potential GOP presidential candidates and also putting into sharp relief the differences in the Republican Party.

Fact Tank Feb. 13, 2014

5 facts about online dating

11% of American adults have used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.

Fact Tank Jan. 22, 2014

5 facts about abortion

January 22, 2014 is the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s decision establishing a woman’s constitutional right to abortion in the first three months of pregnancy.

Fact Tank Jan. 14, 2014

5 facts about Fox News

Roger Ailes’ 17-year-old Fox News Channel has changed the face of cable news.

Jan. 7, 2014

5 facts about economic inequality

With issues of economic inequality becoming more prominent, a “5 Facts” primer.

Fact Tank Jan. 7, 2014

5 facts about Americans’ views on life-and-death issues

From the morality of suicide to personal preferences for end-of-life care.

Fact Tank Dec. 4, 2013

5 facts about the minimum wage

A one-day strike by fast-food workers in 100 cities set for Thursday, along with protests planned in 100 more, is refocusing attention on efforts to raise wages for the lowest-paid U.S. workers. Congressional Democrats are pushing a bill that would gradually raise the federal minimum to $10.10/hour from $7.25 and index it to the Consumer Price Index. […]

Fact Tank Nov. 27, 2013

5 facts about turkeys

Americans are producing fewer but bigger turkeys, and as domestic consumption falls more of the birds are heading overseas.

Fact Tank Nov. 6, 2013

5 facts about the U.S. Supreme Court’s public prayer case

Today, for the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a constitutional challenge to the practice of legislative prayer. Here are five facts about the case.