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.
Refugees stream into Europe, where they are not welcomed with open arms
Many Europeans, especially in the continent’s south, hold negative views of immigrants and are concerned about new arrivals from outside the EU.
Why Muslims are the world’s fastest-growing religious group
By 2050, they are expected to make up about three-in-ten of the world’s people, owing in part to relatively high fertility and low median age.
Conservatives are among the most politically active Americans
By several measures, conservative Republicans – and conservatives more generally – are more politically active than most other segments of the population.
America’s death row population is shrinking
While most Americans continue to favor the death penalty for murder convictions, far fewer people are receiving death sentences than in years past.
By 2050, India to have world’s largest populations of Hindus and Muslims
India is projected to have 310 million Muslims (11% of the global total), making it the country with the largest population of Muslims in the world.
The numbers behind the broadband ‘homework gap’
A new Pew Research Center analysis finds low-income households, especially black and Hispanic ones, make up a disproportionate share of the 5 million with school-age children that lack broadband access.