Q&A: What Pew Research Center’s new survey says about local news in the U.S.
Amy Mitchell, director of journalism research at Pew Research Center, discusses the findings of a new study on America's local news landscape.
Looking ahead to 2050, Americans are pessimistic about many aspects of life in U.S.
Majorities of Americans foresee widening income gaps, tougher financial times for older Americans and intensifying political divisions.
California is one of 11 states that have the death penalty but haven’t used it in more than a decade
More than a third of the states that allow executions haven’t carried one out in at least 10 years or, in some cases, much longer.
Q&A: Why and how we expanded our American Trends Panel to play a bigger role in our U.S. surveys
Nick Bertoni, manager of the American Trends Panel, explains how the panel works and what its recent expansion means for our future survey work.
The changing face of Congress in 6 charts
Apart from its political makeup and policy objectives, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
More people around the world see U.S. power and influence as a ‘major threat’ to their country
A growing share of people globally see U.S. power and influence as a major threat to their country. Views are linked with attitudes toward Trump and the U.S. as a whole.
4 paths highly educated immigrants take to study and work in the U.S.
Here’s a brief overview of four paths that many highly educated immigrants take to study and work in the U.S.: the H-1B visa program, the F-1 visa program, the Optional Practical Training program and green cards.
Partisans agree political leaders should be honest and ethical, disagree whether Trump fits the bill
While partisans agree that political leaders should be honest and ethical, they differ over whether particular leaders display these traits.
How Americans see illegal immigration, the border wall and political compromise
As Trump and Democrats press their cases about ways to end the government shutdown, here’s a look at how Americans see illegal immigration.
Despite recent violence, Chicago is far from the U.S. ‘murder capital’
St. Louis led the nation with 66.1 murders per 100,000 people in 2017. It was followed by Baltimore, Detroit, New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
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