Nearly half of middle-aged adults have a parent 65 or older and are caring for or financially supporting a child.
Nearly one-third of Americans abandoned a particular news outlet because it no longer provides the same level of news and information.
Two-thirds of young adults ages 18-to-24 engage in some sort of political activity on social networking sites.
An analysis of Census Department data on voters show that the U.S. electorate will look far different in 2060 than it does now.
Pakistanis will go to the polls Saturday in parliamentary elections that mark the first democratic transition from one elected civilian government to another in their country’s 66-year history. But support for democracy is thin in Pakistan.
From 2009 to 2011, the mean wealth of the most affluent 8 million households rose to an estimated $3,173,895 from an estimated $2,476,244.
More than half of Americans have received government benefits at some point from a major federal entitlement program.
Fewer than half of Mexicans say people who move from their country to the United States have a better life there.
The share of Democrats who believe that use of marijuana should be legal is 22 percentage points higher than that of Republicans.
A plurality of Americans say that U.S. high school students rank far behind students in other developed countries in their knowledge of science.