Italy on track to surpass Greece in refugee arrivals for 2016
With nearly 160,000 arrivals so far in 2016, Italy may surpass Greece as Europe’s new focal point for refugee flows.
Just how does the general election exit poll work, anyway?
The firm that runs the presidential exit poll expects to interview about 100,000 voters across the country by the time the polls close on election night.
How Republicans see the GOP on the eve of the 2016 election
Most Republicans say their party is divided headed into the presidential election, but more view the GOP favorably than did so as recently as six months ago.
It’s harder for Clinton supporters to respect Trump backers than vice versa
Nearly the opposite is true among Trump supporters, however: 56% say they have no trouble respecting someone who backs Clinton.
Child marriage is rare in the U.S., though this varies by state
About 57,800 minors in the U.S. ages 15 to 17 are married – or five of every 1,000 in that age group. But the rate of child marriage varies widely between states.
Clinton, Trump supporters deeply divided over use of fossil fuel energy sources
Supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree on whether to support or oppose expanding the production of a range of fossil fuel energy sources.
U.S. electoral system ranks high – but not highest – in global comparisons
Though many Americans say they’re concerned about possible election fraud, the U.S. electoral system generally ranks high in cross-national comparisons.
Obama job approval higher, but views of him are still the most polarized in recent history
As the election for a new U.S. president nears, approval of Barack Obama’s job performance is as high as it has been at any point over the last four years.
American public, foreign policy experts sharply disagree over involvement in global economy
Is America’s involvement in the world economy good for the nation? The U.S. public and international relations scholars appear to disagree.
Views of health care law break sharply along partisan lines
Democrats and Republicans remain extraordinarily divided in their views of the Affordable Care Act – and over what Congress should do about it – at a time when the law has become a major issue in the closing stages of the race for the White House.