What kind of person runs for vice president?
Of the 72 people who’ve been nominated for vice president on a major-party (or significant third-party) ticket since 1868, most have served in one or both houses of Congress or been a state governor.
Europe sees rise in unaccompanied minors seeking asylum, with almost half from Afghanistan
In 2015, there were a record 96,000 unaccompanied child migrants seeking asylum in Europe.
Facebook, Twitter play different roles in connecting mobile readers to news
Facebook sends by far the most mobile readers to news sites of any social media site, while Twitter mobile users spend more engaged time with news content.
How do American mothers feel about being a mom? It depends on how old their kids are
Changing diapers and arranging play dates is a world apart from running the carpool and helping with college applications.
Who are the Democratic superdelegates?
The 700+ unpledged party leaders and elected officials are mostly white, mostly men and mostly Hillary Clinton supporters.
Key findings on how Americans view the U.S. role in the world
The U.S. public is uncertain and divided about America’s role in the world, ranging from what they regard as the greatest threats to the U.S. to the measures the country should take to deal with them.
5 facts about prayer
For the National Day of Prayer, we rounded up survey data on Americans’ prayer habits, as well as historical instances of prayer intersecting with the government.
U.S. border apprehensions of families and unaccompanied children jump dramatically
Apprehensions of children and their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since October 2015 have more than doubled from a year ago and now outnumber apprehensions of unaccompanied children, a figure that also increased this year.
What we learned about online nonprobability polls
The advantages of these online surveys are obvious – they are fast and relatively inexpensive, and the technology for them is pervasive. But are they accurate?
Why is the teen birth rate falling?
The teen birth rate has been on a steep decline since the early 1990s. What’s behind the trend?