To mark Labor Day, here's what we know about who American workers are, what they do and the U.S. working environment in general.
Earlier starts tend to be more common in the South and Southwest. Later starts are more common on the East Coast and in the upper Midwest and Northwest.
As of the end of June, the federal government's total debt stands at $22.023 trillion. The nation's debt is now bigger than its GDP.
Independence Day is a national celebration of freedom, fireworks and frankfurters. It's also, by one measure, the most dangerous day of the year.
The share of U.S. teens working during the summer has tumbled since 2000: Only about a third of teens had a job last summer.
The most export-dependent places in America often are far from big cities and are more likely to be in the South or Midwest than the coasts.
The share of Euroskeptic members of the European Parliament jumped to 29% in 2014. That's up from 17% in 1979.
As of the end of 2017, 57% of 167 countries with populations of at least 500,000 were democracies of some kind, and only 13% were autocracies.
The U.S. is one of 23 countries where the military draft is authorized but not currently implemented. An additional 60 have some form of an active conscription program.
The few dozen schools with ultra-low admission rates may dominate the discussion, but most colleges and universities admit most who apply to them.