As the court enters a period in which it is expected to deliver high-profile rulings – and with speculation mounting over whether one or more justices may soon retire – here are five facts about the U.S. Supreme Court, based on surveys and other recent research by Pew Research Center.
More than half in Greece (63%) and Italy (53%) say that growing diversity makes their countries a worse place to live. Roughly four-in-ten Hungarians (41%) and Poles (40%) agree.
The U.S. public is uncertain and divided about America's role in the world, ranging from what they regard as the greatest threats to the U.S. to the measures the country should take to deal with them.
The latest data on the state of race relations in the U.S. and how much progress has been made -- or not -- in achieving racial equality.
Republican voters give the current field of presidential candidates higher ratings than at comparable times in the past two nomination contests.
Here is a profile of Republicans’ views of the economy and economic policy, based on our surveys.
Even before Donald Trump and Ben Carson surged past more traditional GOP presidential candidates in the polls, Republicans were feeling restive about their party and its leaders.
The U.S. image abroad remains mostly positive, although it has suffered somewhat from negative views of post-9/11 interrogation methods. China also is seen positively, though not on the issue of protecting individual freedoms.
Most online harassment consists of name-calling or trying to embarrass someone, but there is also the darker side of physical threats: stalking, sexual harassment and being harassed for a long period of time.
About half of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans (47%) said that they served with a comrade that had been killed. That number rises to 62% among soldiers who were in combat.