Racial and ethnic differences in how people use mobile technology
Minority smartphone owners tend to rely more heavily on their phone than whites do for internet access, according to our recent report on smartphone adoption.
40 years after fall of Saigon, Vietnamese see U.S. as key ally
Four decades after the controversial war, the Vietnamese public sees the United States as a helpful ally and even embraces some of the core tenets of capitalism.
For vast majority of seniors who own one, a smartphone equals ‘freedom’
Although seniors tend to lag their younger counterparts in tech adoption, more seniors than those 18-29 describe their smartphone as liberating.
5 key takeaways from State of the News Media 2015
Our annual report surveys the landscape of U.S. journalism, from the changes driven by mobile devices to the ups and downs of legacy news organizations.
5 facts about the death penalty
Although there have been fewer executions in recent years than there were in the 1990s, 32 states still have the death penalty on their books, as does the federal government.
Divide between blacks and whites on police runs deep
Race and community relations have become the focal point of tension in a series of incidents over the past year.
With help from Mexico, number of child migrants crossing U.S. border falls
Mexico’s 3,819 deportations of unaccompanied minors from Central America during the first five months of fiscal year 2015 represent a 56% increase over the same period a year earlier.
Among transgender adults, stories about a ‘difficult’ transition
For many, being transgender is a core part of their overall identity, even if they may not widely share this fact about themselves with many people in their lives.
Job categories where union membership has fallen off most
The American public’s generally favorable view of labor unions hasn’t stopped, or even slowed, union membership’s long decline.
5 facts about same-sex marriage
There has been a dramatic shift in recent years in Americans’ attitudes about gay marriage.