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You’re not as secure online as you might think

The problem with our grasp of cybersecurity isn’t so much that we remain dangerously illiterate — it’s that we think we know what we’re doing anyway. The Pew Research Center was a little more diplomatic than that though in characterizing the findings of a new survey of Americans’ understanding of online security. Show More Summary

Love & Marriage in America: Where Does Having Children Stand?

Pew Research Center’s FactTank: News in the Numbers recently published, “5 facts on love and marriage in America.” There are some interesting figures. The first fact has to do with the top reason Americans say they marry. Where does having children rank? Check it out. Show More Summary

5 Money Moves to Make Before Moving Out on Your Own

Today, it's not uncommon for young adults to continue living with their parents well into their 30s. A report released in 2015 by the Pew Research Center said that 32.1% of adults from the ages of 18 to 34 were living in their parents' home in 2014, the most common type of living arrangement for...

Pew: US labor force would shrink without new immigrants

America's workforce will only grow over the next two decades if new immigrants arrive to replace retiring Baby Boomers, a report from the Pew Research Center finds. Pew projects that … Click to Continue »

The reasons behind Muslim population growth

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

For the first time in history, Muslims will overtake Christians as the most popular religious group by around the year 2017, according to the Pew Research Center. But while some may fear a grand Muslim takeover, the reasons for this dramatic shift are numerous and complex. 1. Muslims are younger...

Survey: Atheists trump Muslims on American 'feeling thermometer'

Americans may be warming to all religious groups according to a new Pew Research Center survey, but Muslims remain at the bottom of the totem poll in terms of overall U.S. favorability. Read moreBlogs | Comments

Islam Will Overtake Christianity As The World’s Top Religion By 2070: Pew Report

A new report released by the Pew Research Center claims that analysis of global demographic trends shows that Islam will overtake Christianity to become the most popular religion in the world by 2070. The global population of Muslims will catch up with Christians in 2070 and then overtake it. Show More Summary

Old and Living Alone - Or Not

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

According to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, the percentage of people age 65 and older living alone increased from six percent in 1900 to 29 percent in 1990. And then it declined to 26 percent...

The Dangerous Spread Of Fake Ads

Cowritten with Robert Glazer, Founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners. Did Fake News Sneak up on America? A recent Pew Research Center study reports that two-thirds of American adults get their news on Facebook, yet our legal and law enforcement systems have not kept up with the dramatic advances in communication technology. Show More Summary

Islam to become most popular religion

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and will overtake Christianity as the most popular before the end of this century, according to an analysis of religious surveys published Tuesday by the Pew Research Center. With 1.6 billion, Muslims made up 23 percent of the world’s population,...

Animated map shows the US metropolitan areas where the most immigrants are living illegally

Immigration is one of the hottest topics of debates in the United States. Pew Research Center released data on the metropolitan areas with the largest number of unauthorized immigrants for 2014. The top 20 areas account for 60% of the unauthorized immigration population in the United States. Show More Summary

Nearly half of Hispanics worry about deportation

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Nearly half of Hispanics worry they or someone close to them will be deported and 40 percent citing serious concerns about their place in the U.S., a Pew Research Center survey indicates. There are some 57 million Hispanics in the United States, the fastest-growing demographic group in the country....

Obamacare just hit its highest popularity ever

Americans are learning to love the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. As the law faces possible repeal and replacement by Republicans, a new poll from the Pew Research Center shows that the ACA's popularity is soaring and...Show More Summary

Immigration not the top concern for Latinos, according to Pew survey taken before Trump's inauguration

Despite its high profile as a political issue and the angry debates and spirited protests it inspires, immigration was not at the top of priorities for Latinos surveyed recently, the Pew Research Center said in a report released Thursday. The survey, which was conducted before Donald Trump’s inauguration,...

Muslims are the least popular religious group in the U.S. They’re disliked even more than atheists.

Last Wednesday, the Pew Research Center released the results of a new survey showing that American attitudes toward Muslims had improved in the past few years. While respondents to a 2014 survey gave Muslims an average rating of 40 on a 100-point “feeling thermometer” — a scale measuring favorability toward different groups — that number […]

America Is Getting Friendlier to Immigrants, but Republicans Aren't

Over at Bloomberg, Noah Smith argues against getting too worked up over immigration: Illegal immigration to the U.S. ended a decade ago and, according to the Pew Research Center, has been zero or negative since its peak in 2007....Why?...Show More Summary

New Gallup Poll: Trump Job Approval Ratings Down to 38 Percent

last monthNews : Mediaite

One day after a Pew Research Center poll put President Donald Trump's job approval rating below 40 percent, another major survey delivered some tepid numbers for the Commander-in-Chief.

Lots of young adults got election news from big national newspapers (but still avoided local sources)

When it comes to attracting younger readers, the outreach efforts of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post seem to be paying off. New data from the Pew Research Center finds that adults under age 50 got their election news from national newspapers at rates equal to or greater than those of...

ICYMI: Poll: Trump approval rating sinks, once-a-decade storm to hit Los Angeles, Trump faces backlash over Congressional Black Caucus remark

Poll: Trump's approval rating sinks below 40 percent President Donald Trump's approval rating has fallen to 39 percent, according to a poll released Thursday. The new Pew Research Center poll shows that Trump's rating is historically... Show More Summary

Americans are becoming more tolerant of many religious groups, survey finds

According to a Pew Research study released Wednesday, Americans have been warming up to other religious groups across the United States, even compared to a relatively recent study released by the nonpartisan research center. The survey...Show More Summary

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