Fact Tank Dec. 30, 2015

Americans conflicted about sharing personal information with companies

A significant minority of adults have felt confused, discouraged or impatient when trying to make decisions about sharing their information.

Fact Tank Dec. 29, 2015

Congress’ productivity improves somewhat in 2015

Congress passed 113 laws, 87 of them substantive, in 2015, making it the most productive first session since 2009.

Fact Tank Dec. 28, 2015

Lack of broadband can be a key obstacle, especially for job seekers

Americans view trouble in finding work or advancing one’s career as the most significant impediment facing those without broadband.

Fact Tank Dec. 23, 2015

Americans are in the middle of the pack globally when it comes to importance of religion

Americans place less importance on religion in their lives than do people in a number of countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia — but more than residents of many other Western and European countries.

Fact Tank Dec. 22, 2015

15 striking findings from 2015

From trust in government to views of climate change, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most memorable findings of the year.

Fact Tank Dec. 21, 2015

Where Christian churches, other religions stand on gay marriage

In the last two decades, several religious groups have moved to allow same-sex couples to marry within their traditions.

Fact Tank Dec. 21, 2015

5 facts about Christmas in America

Just in time for the holidays, here are five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate.

Fact Tank Dec. 18, 2015

Many Millennials see Christmas as more cultural than religious holiday

Millennials are less religious than older Americans and less likely to identify with a religious group, and those traits are reflected in the way they celebrate Christmas.

Fact Tank Dec. 18, 2015

Most U.S. Christian groups grow more accepting of homosexuality

Acceptance of homosexuality is rising across the broad spectrum of American Christianity, including among members of churches that strongly oppose homosexual relationships as sinful.

Dec. 17, 2015

5 key takeaways about parenting in changing times

A new Pew Research Center report looks at the challenges parents face in raising their children and how parenting approaches differ across demographic groups.