A look at the data on murders, suicides and other gun deaths in the U.S. and how they have changed over time.
Democrats are largely united in backing a $15 an hour federal minimum wage. Republican opinion on this issue is more divided.
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.
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.
In general, Western European countries that have a mandatory church tax aren’t any less religious than those that don’t have such a tax.
Sizable majorities of adults in six European countries with a mandatory tax say they pay it and few say they are likely to opt out.
No matter who they blamed for previous government shutdowns or how much they felt personally affected by them, most Americans have had negative opinions about them.
The government shutdown has squeezed the daily flood of data from federal agencies down to a trickle. Take a look at what data are and are not available.