John Kelly’s military background is unusual for a White House chief of staff
John Kelly is the first chief of staff in more than four decades to come from the upper ranks of the military, and unlike most of his predecessors he has no prior work experience in the White House or campaign politics.
Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.
Few see EU as world’s top economic power despite its relative might
The European Union ranks as the world’s second-largest economy by gross domestic product, but few people globally see it as an economic leader ahead of China or the United States.
Nearly half of those who have been harassed online know their harasser
About one-in-four Americans who have been harassed online say an acquaintance was behind their most recent incident.
Americans divided on gene editing, with parents of minors more wary
The U.S. public has mixed views on using gene editing to reduce babies’ risk of serious diseases, with parents of children younger than 18 especially wary.
In many ways, Muslim men and women see life in America differently
While many Muslims express wariness and anxiety about aspects of their lives in the United States, Muslim women tend to be more pessimistic about their place in U.S. society than Muslim men.
Most Americans view openness to foreigners as ‘essential to who we are as a nation’
Many Americans say the country’s openness to foreigners is a defining characteristic of the nation.
Personal finance questions elicit slightly different answers in phone surveys than online
People polled by telephone are slightly less likely than those interviewed online to say their personal finances are in “poor shape.”
5 key facts about U.S. lawful immigrants
Lawful immigrants account for three-quarters of the foreign-born population in the U.S. – 33.8 million people out of 44.7 million people in 2015.
U.S. Hispanic population growth has leveled off
Despite its slowing growth rate, the U.S. Hispanic population continues to expand, reaching a record 58.6 million in 2017.