Many around the world say representative democracy is a good way to run their country. Compare global views of political systems and read six key findings.
It’s common for Americans to know someone with a current or past drug addiction – and it’s an experience that mostly cuts across demographic and partisan lines.
About one-in-five U.S. gun owners say they have ever contacted a public official to express their opinion on gun policy, compared with 12% of non-gun owners.
Americans are apprehensive about a future in which machines take on more of the work currently done by humans, and most are supportive of policies aimed at cushioning the economic impact of widespread automation, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
The high school dropout rate among U.S. Hispanics has fallen to a new low, a decline that comes alongside a long-term increase in Hispanic college enrollment.
The Sept. 11 attacks united Americans in a way that few other historical events have.
The chances of serving on a jury in any given year are small, but most Americans still see it as part of being a good citizen.
In a short video, Pew Research Center researchers explain how they produced the Center’s wide-ranging new survey of 1,001 American Muslims.
John Kelly is the first chief of staff in more than four decades to come from the upper ranks of the military, and unlike most of his predecessors he has no prior work experience in the White House or campaign politics.
Read a Q&A with Michael Dimock, president of Pew Research Center, on recent developments in public opinion polling and what lies ahead.