Among U.S. cohabiters, 18% have a partner of a different race or ethnicity
A half-century after the Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in the United States, 18% of all cohabiting adults have a partner of a different race or ethnicity – similar to the share of U.S. newlyweds who have a spouse of a different race or ethnicity (17%).
U.S. job openings at record high levels
In April, there were more than 6 million nonfarm job openings, according to the federal government’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.
The rise of multiracial and multiethnic babies in the U.S.
One-in-seven U.S. infants were multiracial or multiethnic in 2015, nearly triple the share in 1980.
Higher share of students than tourists, business travelers overstayed deadlines to leave U.S. in 2016
About 629,000 foreign visitors who were expected to leave the U.S. in fiscal 2016 were still in the U.S. when the fiscal year ended Sept. 30.
Through an American lens, Western Europe’s middle classes appear smaller
The American middle class is smaller than middle classes across Western Europe, but its income is higher.
Dislike of candidates or campaign issues was most common reason for not voting in 2016
The share of registered voters who cited a “dislike of the candidates or campaign issues” as their main reason for not voting reached a new high of 25%.
Trump’s nominees have already faced a large number of cloture votes
The president has been slow to nominate people to fill key posts, and most of those he has named have had to overcome the cloture hurdle before being confirmed.
Despite subscription surges for largest U.S. newspapers, circulation and revenue fall for industry overall
Some major newspapers reported a sharp jump in digital subscriptions, but the industry as a whole faced ongoing challenges in 2016.
Orthodox Christians in Europe more likely to believe than practice their religion
Religious belief is much more common than religious practice among Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe.
U.S. veterans are generally supportive of Trump
U.S. veterans, who broadly supported Donald Trump in the 2016 election, have remained positive about the job he is doing as president.