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Long-term unemployment has risen sharply in U.S. amid the pandemic, especially among Asian Americans
About four-in-ten unemployed workers had been out of work for more than six months in February 2021, about double the share in February 2020.
The changing face of Congress in 7 charts
Apart from its political makeup, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
Amid a pandemic and a recession, Americans go on a near-record homebuying spree
The number of American homeowners increased by an estimated 2.1 million over the past year, according to the Census Bureau.
A Year Into the Pandemic, Long-Term Financial Impact Weighs Heavily on Many Americans
About a year since the coronavirus recession began, there are some signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market, and Americans are feeling somewhat better about their personal finances than they were early in the pandemic.
A Year of U.S. Public Opinion on the Coronavirus Pandemic
The biggest takeaway may be the extent to which the decidedly nonpartisan virus met with an increasingly partisan response.
In Vice President Kamala Harris, we can see how America has changed
Kamala Harris embodies trends that have been unfolding over recent decades. As a result, many Americans can see themselves in her story.
More Americans now say academic concerns should be a top factor in deciding to reopen K-12 schools
More Americans now say the possibility that students will fall behind academically without in-person instruction should be given a lot of consideration.
Under Trump, the federal prison population continued its recent decline
The number of federal prisoners sentenced to more than a year behind bars decreased by 5% between 2017 and the end of 2019.
Boomers, Silents still have most seats in Congress, though number of Millennials, Gen Xers is up slightly
Even as younger generations gain representation in Congress, older generations still make up the majority of senators and representatives.
For Valentine’s Day, 5 facts on relationships and dating in the U.S.
The pandemic has reshaped many aspects of American life, and the relationship and dating landscape is no exception.
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