Analysis of United Nations data shows only six of 196 countries do not allow women to receive abortions under any circumstances.
From flirting to breaking up, social media and mobile phones are woven into teens’ romantic lives. This essay features teens voices as they describe their experience navigating dating in the digital age.
There were a record 41.3 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2013, making up 13.1% of the nation’s population, a fourfold increase since 1960. These interactive charts explore immigration population trends, from origin to length of time in the U.S., to age and language use.
Explore how immigration in the U.S. was shaped by laws and acts in this interactive timeline of U.S. immigration legislation since the 1790s.
Explore the top countries of origin for immigrants in each state from 1850 to 2013.
Key findings from a survey in nine sub-Saharan African nations (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda).
Who developed the polio vaccine? Does water boil at different temperatures based on altitude? Which is the hottest of Earth's three layers? Take our science quiz and see how you compare with Americans overall.
A look at how researchers analyzed news habits on Twitter using a small but representative sample of users drawn from a national survey of U.S. adults.
Across the nations surveyed, the level of concern about different international issues varies considerably by region and country, and in some places multiple issues vie for the top spot.
Share of global population that lives on a given level of income or consumption.