Racial and ethnic minorities are more likely than white Americans to say it’s acceptable for professional athletes to publicly address political issues.
Columbus Day is one of the most inconsistently celebrated U.S. holidays. Fewer than half of U.S. states give their employees the day as a paid holiday.
Roughly a quarter of American adults say they haven’t read a book in the past year. Who are these non-book readers?
Americans are spreading their book consumption across several formats, and the use of audiobooks is on the rise.
Compared with 10 years ago, American teens are devoting more of their time in the summer to educational activities and less time to leisure.
Independence Day is a national celebration of freedom, fireworks and frankfurters. It's also, by one measure, the most dangerous day of the year.
Those 60 and older now spend more than half of their daily leisure time, four hours and 16 minutes, in front of screens.
Teens are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago, but gender differences remain in time spent on leisure, grooming, homework, housework and errands.
Nearly a quarter of Americans say they’ve earned money in the digital “platform economy” in the past year, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Perhaps surprisingly, though, the most commonly cited motivation for these workers is not the pay.
A growing share of Americans are reading e-books on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books in digital formats