Organic farming is on the rise in the U.S.
There were more than 14,000 certified organic farms in the United States in 2016, a 56% increase from 2011.
The data casualties of the federal government shutdown
The government shutdown has squeezed the daily flood of data from federal agencies down to a trickle. Take a look at what data are and are not available.
More Americans are using ride-hailing apps
Today, 36% of U.S. adults say they have ever used a ride-hailing service such as Uber or Lyft. Prominent urban-rural gaps in adoption exist.
5 facts about crime in the U.S.
Both violent and property crime in the U.S. have declined over the long term, but Americans regularly say crime is up.
5 facts about the religious makeup of the 116th Congress
The new Congress is slightly more religiously diverse than its predecessor, but it remains overwhelmingly Christian.
Once the same nation, the Czech Republic and Slovakia look very different religiously
While Slovakia is majority Catholic, around seven-in-ten Czechs are religiously unaffiliated – the highest share of unaffiliated adults in 34 European countries surveyed.
7 facts about guns in the U.S.
Americans have broad exposure to firearms, whether they personally own a gun or not. At the same time, most adults say gun laws should be stricter.
5 facts about Catholics in Europe
The Catholic Church remains closely tied to Europe. Catholics are the largest religious group in many of the continent’s most populous countries.
A record number of women will be serving in the new Congress
When the 116th Congress convenes, women will make up nearly a quarter of both chambers – the highest percentage in U.S. history.
International relations experts and U.S. public agree: America is less respected globally
A large majority of foreign affairs experts say the U.S. is less respected abroad than in the past. Many Americans agree, to a lesser extent.