The fading of the green: Fewer Americans identify as Irish
The ranks of Americans who trace their ancestry back to Ireland – long one of the most prominent subgroups in American society – are slowly declining.
Blacks more likely to follow up on digital news than whites
Blacks were more likely than whites to act upon online news in two particular ways: speaking with someone offline and saving news for later.
A look at historically black colleges and universities as Howard turns 150
As Howard University celebrates its 150th anniversary, learn more about America’s historically black colleges and universities and the students who attend.
6 facts about black Americans for Black History Month
Over the past 40 years, blacks have made progress on several fronts. Yet large racial gaps persist in areas such as wealth and poverty.
How Hispanic police officers view their jobs
Hispanics are the fastest-growing major racial or ethnic group in local U.S. police departments. Here are key findings about how Latino officers see their jobs.
Parents of young children are more ‘vaccine hesitant’
Parents with children ages 4 or younger are more concerned than other Americans about the potential risk of side effects from the MMR vaccine.
The changing face of Congress in 5 charts
Apart from its political makeup and policy objectives, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
Most officers say the media treat police unfairly
Among the challenges U.S. police officers perceive on the job is a widespread feeling that police are mistreated by the media.
115th Congress sets new high for racial, ethnic diversity
Almost one-in-five voting members of the House and Senate are a racial or ethnic minority, making the 115th U.S. Congress the most diverse in history.
U.S. still has a ways to go in meeting Obama’s goal of producing more college grads
As Obama’s time in office nears its end, the U.S. remains short of his goal to produce more college graduates by 2020.