The U.S. teen birth rate is at a record low, dropping below 18 births per 1,000 girls and women ages 15 to 19 in 2018. What’s behind the recent trends?
Around one-in-five U.S. adults say they use Twitter. Users tend to be younger and to have more education and higher incomes than adults overall.
U.S. Jews have relatively high levels of religious knowledge. But other Americans are unable to answer some basic questions about Jewish practices.
Mid-market newspapers were the most likely to suffer layoffs in 2018. Digital-native news outlets also faced continued layoffs.
Around a quarter of college faculty in the U.S. were nonwhite in fall 2017, compared with 45% of students.
In 18 states and the District of Columbia, Latino children accounted for at least 20% of public school kindergarten students in 2017.
Democrats are largely united in backing a $15 an hour federal minimum wage. Republican opinion on this issue is more divided.
The most common age was 11 for Hispanics, 27 for blacks and 29 for Asians as of last July. Multiracial Americans were by far the youngest racial or ethnic group.
Negative views of technology companies’ impact on the country have nearly doubled since 2015, from 17% to 33%.
In addition to government actions, there also was a dramatic increase in Europe in some measures of social hostility to religion.