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66% of women say that in the past year, they have personally thought at least some about big questions; 55% of men report the same.
The number of Black immigrants living in the country reached 4.6 million in 2019, up from roughly 800,000 in 1980.
37% of U.S. adults say they are following news about the coronavirus outbreak very closely. That is up from 31% in March 2021.
Amid tensions over a possible military invasion of Ukraine, Republicans and Democrats are largely in agreement about the threats posed by Russia.
A majority of U.S. adults (61%) are optimistic that the new year will be better than the year that just ended.
79 countries and territories out of the 198 studied around the world (40%) had laws or policies in 2019 banning blasphemy.
The CPI-U is the most widely cited inflation metric, so it’s worth popping the hood and looking inside to see how it works.
Black men are now on par with American Indian or Alaska Native men as the demographic groups most likely to die from overdoses.
49% of Americans say the availability of affordable housing in their local community is a major problem, up 10 points from early 2018.
Among adults 25 and older who have no education beyond high school, more women have left the labor force than men.