Pew Research Center

5 shameful things Americans don’t know about science

We barely read science news — and when we do, it’s because it fell into our laps. And that can be costly.<p>We don’t have this down to a …

Money

China Paves a Bigger Road to Global Power

There is a certain sense of inevitability that China will not just be an Asian superpower, but a global one too. As the US increasingly withdraws …

Bond Market

Who Should Be the Family Breadwinner? New Survey Results Will Surprise You

Women have made huge strides in equality from the careers they pursue to the wages they earn. But as Ladders reports, the stereotypes about gender …

Human Geography

Asylum seekers in Europe left waiting, says study

By the start of this year, more than half of Europe's asylum-seeker arrivals over a two-year period had yet to be processed, a study shows. For many, …

World News

Democrats Weren’t Always Super Liberal On Immigration

Polarization on illegal immigration is a two-way street. The GOP gets most of the attention, and indeed a hardline immigration stance has become a …

Immigration

Here’s how Republicans and Democrats feel about science news

Bill Nye leads the March for Science in Washington, D.C., on April 22, 2017. Photo by Michael Rios<p>Republicans and Democrats are equal consumers of …

Human Geography

Muslims More Likely Than Americans Overall To See Discrimination Against Black People

Muslims of all races agree that America needs to do more to ensure equality.<p>Muslims are more likely than Americans overall to acknowledge the discrimination that black Americans face in the country, a Pew Research Center study suggests.<p>Most American Muslims (67 percent) said the country needs to …

Discrimination

How Debt Is Threatening Retirement Dreams

<b>By Nick Clements, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p><i>(Editor’s Note: This story is part of a partnership between</i> Chasing the Dream <i>and Next Avenue.)</i><p>Many Americans are bringing more than just their bucket lists with them into retirement. According to a recent analysis by MagnifyMoney, the site I co-founded, of …

Retirement

The Best Health Care System? Doctors Back Single Payer Plan, Survey Shows

Doctors have come out overwhelmingly in support of a single-payer health care system, a new study shows.<p>Forty-two percent of doctors support the type …

Health Care

More than a million migrants in Europe stuck in limbo, still waiting for final decisions on their asylum applications

Of the 2.2 million people who fled their countries and sought refuge in Europe during 2015 and 2016, about half were still awaiting final decisions on their asylum applications at the end of December, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.<p>Most of the asylum seekers had fled war-torn …

Refugees

One very traditional and, arguably, sexist view of marriage has not changed

Americans still prefer men to put bread on the table.<p>Just over 70% of adults say it is very important for a man to be able to support a family financially to be a good husband or partner, but less than one-third say it’s very important for a woman to do the same to be a good wife or partner, …

Business

Marriage Collapse, White and Black

Posted: Sep 20, 2017 12:01 AM<p>A new report from the Pew Research Center brings the latest update on the deteriorating state of traditional marriage in …

Conservative View

Americans are still judging a man by his paycheck

It’s 2017 and we still want men to bring home the bacon.<p>In a national survey of 4,971 adults released Wednesday, Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel found more Americans judge a man's worth as a partner by his ability to bring home a paycheck compared to opinions about women.<p>About 71% of …

News (U.S.)

For Most Americans, Science Isn’t News

Most Americans aren’t very interested in science news and information, according to a new Pew Research Center study.<p>The study — released Wednesday but conducted before the hurricanes that hit Texas, Florida and the Caribbean — found that most Americans say they consume science news just a few times …

Science

Study Shows Lengthy Waits for Asylum Applicants in Europe

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers say about half of the migrants who entered Europe during the mass influx in 2015 and 2016 are still awaiting decisions on …

Refugees

Science News and Information Today

At a time when scientific information is increasingly at the center of public divides, most Americans say they get science news no more than a couple …

Research

Tourism to the US declined in early 2017: report

The U.S. saw a noticeable drop in international tourism during the first few months of 2017, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.<p>Visitors to the …

United States

More than a million of Europe's asylum seekers left in limbo

Of 2.2 million who sought asylum during crisis, more than half were still waiting for decision up to two years later, analysts say<p>More than 1.1 million people who sought asylum in Europe during the continent’s biggest refugee crisis since the second world war were still waiting up to two years …

Refugees

German Election Latest Polls Paint Pretty Picture for Angela Merkel

Over 80 percent of Germans feel good about Merkel's ability to "do the right thing on the world stage," the Pew Research Study showed.

Angela Merkel

5 facts about government debt around the world

Public debt has increased sharply in many countries in recent years, particularly during and after the Great Recession. Globally, the total amount of …

Economics

Latest News Of Consumption Use On Social Media Networks

Social media platforms have radically altered how news is disseminated and shared. In the latest Pew Research Center survey, exactly 67 percent of …

Human Geography

Axios Media Trends

Good morning and happy Tuesday. Thanks for subscribing to Axios Media Trends. Send tips and ideas to sara@axios.com and tell your friends and …

21st Century Fox

During Trump Presidency, More Christian Refugees Are Coming To America

Advertisement - story continues below<p>There’s a surprising reversal taking place under the Trump administration.<p>Bucking a trend from President Barack …

Conservative View

New Recommendations Issued For Teens Considering Tattoos, Piercings

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Tattoos and piercings have become a common trend for young adults, even if some of their parents don’t approve.<p>Now for the …

Piercings

Americans Think Luck Has More to Do With Their Finances Than Government

Americans would rather search for four-leaf clovers in their backyards than look to Washington lawmakers to fix their financial problems.<p>More people …

Social Justice

America has forgotten the value of the humanities at the moment it needs them most

Neil deGrasse Tyson recently tweeted, “In school, rarely do we learn how data become facts, how facts become knowledge, and how knowledge becomes wisdom.” A librarian replied, “Hi Neil, That’s literally what we teach. Thanks for the shoutout! Sincerely, The Humanities.”<p>When a champion of critical …

Education

3 takeaways from London tube attack investigation: 2 arrested as PM Theresa May praises Trump

London police are continuing their investigation into Friday’s attack aboard the London Underground, in which injured 30 people.<p>The alleged terrorist …

Theresa May

Bring Back the Ombudsman - ASHARQ AL

How can news organizations avoid the trap that President Trump has laid for them in his attacks on the media as a one-sided “opposition party” that …

Journalism

President Trump's love, hate relationship with the United Nations

President Trump will make his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Will he bring the world together or sow division? …

United Nations

How much you have to earn to be considered rich in every state

About 20% of Americans are upper income, according to Pew Research Center. You might call them "rich."<p>This group of earners makes at least two times more than the national median household income: $59,039 in 2016, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2016 American Community …

Business