Hispanic immigrants more likely to lack health insurance than U.S.-born
Hispanic immigrants are more than twice as likely to not have health insurance as Hispanics born in the U.S., according figures recently released by the Census Bureau.
Modi’s visit to U.S. builds on positive feelings between Indians and Americans
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making his first visit to the U.S. at a time when people in each country have favorable views of each other.
National Congregations Study finds more church acceptance of gays and lesbians
A new survey of American religious congregations finds that in recent years, more churches have become welcoming to openly gay and lesbian couples.
The GOP’s Millennial problem runs deep
Millennials are the most liberal age group and are more likely to lean towards the Democrats. But in addition to that, Millennials who identify with the GOP are also less conservative than Republicans in other generations.
Texas moms are most likely to give birth in the same state they were born
How common is it for new parents to put down roots in the same areas that they themselves were born? The answer, according to a new Pew Research analysis, depends on which part of the country they hail from.
How social media is reshaping news
Pew Research Center has gathered a lot of data over the past year on how social media networks are shaping news consumption and distribution.
Is religion’s declining influence good or bad? Those without religious affiliation are divided
Atheists, agnostics and people who have no religion in particular may be growing in number in the United States, but they are not uniformly against religion having a role in society.
Congress still on track to be among least productive in recent history
The current Congress remains on pace to be one of the least legislatively productive in recent history.
Polls show most Americans believe in climate change, but give it low priority
In the U.S., a solid majority believe there is evidence that global warming is happening, but they do not rank global climate change as one of the top threats facing the country.
5 takeaways about religion and politics before the midterms
A new Pew Research survey finds that many Americans support a role for religion in the political arena and lament what they see as religion’s declining influence in society. Here are five key takeaways.