Multiracial Americans are at the cutting edge of social and demographic change in the U.S.
Today's working fathers are just as likely as working mothers to say that finding the right balance between their job and their family life is a challenge.
Our research suggests the issue continues to resonate with many working moms.
Compared with gay men and lesbians, bisexuals have a different perspective on their sexual orientation and a distinct set of experiences, a Pew Research survey found.
One-in-five adults ages 25 and older have never married, up from 9% in 1960. Shifting public attitudes toward marriage, hard economic times and changing demographic patterns may have all played a role.
A new Pew Research survey finds widespread agreement among parents over the traits that children should be taught.
Poverty is an issue that deeply divides the American public when it comes to how much of a role government should play in alleviating the problems of the poor.
Recent survey data from the Pew Research Center suggest that there are sharp divides between younger and older blacks on the issues of police searches and discrimination more broadly.
Social science research offers a more complicated view of the relationship between being a parent and being happy.
National rates of gun homicide and other violent gun crimes are strikingly lower now than during their peak in the mid-1990s, paralleling a general decline in violent crime, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government data. Beneath the long-term trend, though, are big differences by decade: Violence plunged through the 1990s, but has declined less dramatically since 2000.