5 facts about Christmas in America
Read five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate the holiday.
Gender discrimination comes in many forms for today’s working women
About four-in-ten working U.S. women say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences.
Number of U.S. workers employed by foreign-owned companies is on the rise
Foreign-owned companies employed 6.8 million workers in the United States in 2015, up 22% from 2007. Overall, foreign-owned companies accounted for 5.5% of all U.S. private sector employment in 2015.
U.S. Senate seats rarely have flipped to other party in recent special elections
Senate seats have rarely flipped to the other party in recent special elections, and turnout usually lags compared with regular elections for the same seat.
Nearly half of Americans use digital voice assistants, mostly on their smartphones
Voice-controlled digital assistants are being incorporated into a wide range of consumer products, and many U.S. adults say they now use these applications.
For the first time, more Americans say 2010 health care law has had a positive than negative impact on U.S.
While the future of the Affordable Care Act is in question, the American public increasingly thinks the law has had a positive impact on the country.
Afghans who worked for U.S. government make up growing share of special immigrant visa recipients
More than two-thirds of special immigrant visas have gone to Afghans (48,601) since fiscal 2007. Iraqis have received 21,961 such visas.
A global snapshot of same-sex marriage
Worldwide, roughly two-thirds of the countries that allow gay marriage are in Western Europe.
Women and men in both parties say sexual harassment allegations reflect ‘widespread problems in society’
Overall, two-thirds of Americans say recent reports of sexual harassment and assault reflect widespread problems in society.
How people in India see Pakistan, 70 years after partition
Seventy years since the partition of India, read about attitudes in India on a range of subjects, including Pakistan and the handling of the Kashmir dispute.