Almost a quarter of U.S. children under 18 live with one parent and no other adults, more than three times the share of children around the world who do so.
There is a rising number of atheists in the United States. Here are some key facts about atheists in the U.S. and around the world.
Americans agree that religion’s role in public life is ebbing. But while Republicans largely lament the trend, Democrats are split in their reactions.
Worldwide, most of the countries that allow gay marriage are in Western Europe. In the Americas, five countries have legalized gay marriage.
Many across Western Europe and the U.S. would be willing to accept Muslims as family or as neighbors. Yet there is no consensus on whether Islam fits into these societies.