The U.S. Hispanic population reached a record 59.9 million in 2018, up from 2017. Population growth among Latinos has slowed since the 2000s.
In this archived post, we take a look at what polls showed about the American people during the Kennedy years.
Independence Day is a national celebration of freedom, fireworks and frankfurters. It's also, by one measure, the most dangerous day of the year.
Alone time for older Americans amounts to about seven hours a day. Time spent alone rises to over 10 hours a day among those living on their own.
Majorities of Americans say voting in elections, paying taxes and following the law are very important to good citizenship, according to a 2018 survey.
About six-in-ten Hispanics have experienced discrimination because of their race or ethnicity, though their experiences vary by skin color.
Classes have ended for the summer at U.S. public schools, but a sizable share of teachers are still hard at work at second jobs outside the classroom.
A declining share of Canadians identify as Christians. Most Canadians say religion’s influence in public life is waning in their country.
Most states in the U.S. allow children to be exempt from vaccinations due to religious concerns.
While Mexico is the United States' largest source of immigrants, the number of Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. illegally has declined since 2007.