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From 1996 to 2012, college enrollment among Hispanics ages 18 to 24 more than tripled (240% increase), outpacing increases among blacks (72%) and whites (12%).
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Support for Obama's signature trade deals is high -- but that doesn't mean getting them done will come easy.
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President Obama's visit to Asia this week comes at a time when many American allies are concerned about China's and receptive to more U.S. support.
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15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.
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I’m not a morning person, so I appreciate living in New York. The workday here starts later than in any other American city, and about half an hour later than in the U.S. as a whole. A decade or so...
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The teen birth rate has been on a steep decline since the early 1990s. What's behind the trend?
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The American public routinely ranks dealing with global warming low on its list of priorities for the president and Congress.
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Donât take your toilet for granted.
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Survey Report Many people around the world think it is necessary to believe in God to be a moral person, according to surveys in 40 countries by the Pew
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Facebook launched FB Newswire as part of the company's quest to bring more news consumption to the platform.
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News has a place in social media – but on some sites more than others
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A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers.
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During Catholicism’s first 500 years, 52 of the first 55 popes became saints. In the last 1,000 years, just seven popes have been made saints.
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Views among Hispanics born in the U.S. mirror those of all Americans—about six-in-ten believe that kids are better off if a parent stays home to focus on the family. But a far larger majority—85%--of foreign-born Hispanics say that children are better off if a parent is at home.
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Survey Report There is broad public agreement that economic inequality has grown over the past decade. But as President Obama prepares for Tuesday’s State of t
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Demographic transformations are dramas in slow motion. America is in the midst of two right now. Our population is becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray.
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As the U.S. economy improves, more high school graduates are choosing work over college. Just under 66 percent of the class of 2013 was enrolled in college last fall, the lowest share of new gradua...
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A new report measures religious diversity by the percentage of each country's population in eight categories — Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Jews, the unaffiliated, folk religionists and members of other religions.
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The National Rifle Association, one of the most politically powerful advocacy groups in the U.S., begins its annual convention today in Indianapolis. Here are 5 key facts in public opinion about the NRA.
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A Pew Research survey asked people in 40 countries what behaviors they considered to be morally acceptable, unacceptable or not posing a moral issue.
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A majority of Americans back the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade treaty (TTP) that Obama is likely to discuss when he meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Americans are consistently more likely to say that the U.S. spends too much on space exploration than too little.