Around six-in-ten Democrats support increased spending for scientific research, compared with 40% of Republicans, a gap that has grown over time.
A look at the data on murders, suicides and other gun deaths in the U.S. and how they have changed over time.
Most continue to favor legal status for undocumented immigrants
Democrats are largely united in backing a $15 an hour federal minimum wage. Republican opinion on this issue is more divided.
Americans continue to have positive views of the nation’s economy, though views are split by party. Most Republicans and half of Democrats rate their personal finances positively.
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.
Majorities of Americans say voting in elections, paying taxes and following the law are very important to good citizenship, according to a 2018 survey.
A majority of Americans support marijuana legalization. Support for the drug's legalization has grown across demographic groups over time.
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.
Public support for the separation of church and state is widespread in Western Europe, even in countries that have a government-mandated church tax to fund religious institutions, according to a new analysis of a recent Pew Research Center study.