At a time when women surpass men by record numbers in college enrollment and completion, they also have a more positive view than men about the value higher education provides.
The public has highly negative views of the way congressional leaders from both parties are handling their jobs.
None of the participants in the debt ceiling negotiations escaped without at least some significant damage to their images.
Restrictions on religious beliefs and practices rose between mid-2006 and mid-2009 in 23 of the world's 198 countries, including several of the world’s most populous nations.
The median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black households and 18 times that of Hispanic households, according to an analysis of newly available government data from 2009.
Seven-in-ten online adults report watching videos on a video-sharing site like YouTube or Vimeo.
Independent voters now match Democratic voters in number.
Since 2008, Republicans have significantly increased their advantage over Democrats among white registered voters.
More than a quarter of all children in the U.S. lived apart from their fathers in 2010.
Fully 87% of men ages 15-44 who have no children say they want to have children at some point.