Evidence suggests that support for stricter background checks has increased and opposition has softened.
Americans have never felt warmer toward immigrants, nor have they ever been more supportive of immigration.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.
According to a new study, about 52 of every 100,000 men and boys, and about 3 of every 100,000 women and girls, are killed by police in the US.
Data released under FOIA shows that ICE is encountering more US citizens and more women.
US school segregation is higher than it has been in decades, even if there are no longer overt laws requiring racially segregated schools.
While there's still a great deal that is unknown about sex trafficking, research studies and nonprofits have been able to gather telling data on this industry's victims and perpetrators.
On July 5, the online shopping powerhouse turns 25. A marketing professor looks back on how Amazon redefined retail for the world.
Most of the gains from the record economy went to those at the top, while everyone else saw much smaller gains – if any – in income and wealth.
Between 2000 and 2015, the population of U.S. citizen minors living in Mexico more than doubled. Who are the kids living on the other side of the border?
Every year the US burns more than 34 million tons of garbage in incinerators. These plants are major pollution sources, and most are clustered in disadvantaged communities.
As part of a new 'metering' policy, US officials are turning asylum seekers away at ports of entry along the southern border. Thousands wait, straining the resources of Mexican border towns.
A study of over 700,000 state and local drug arrests shows that two out of three cases involve a small amount of illegal drugs.
China has reportedly halted all purchases of US soybeans. Here's why that's going to be very painful for American farmers.
Approximately 25% of women – representing all races and backgrounds – will undergo an abortion before the age of 45.
The number of births in the US is down 2% – to what the CDC calls 'the lowest number of births in 32 years.' This drop brings the US more in line with its peers.
Americans' votes in 2020 will likely be a statement on what they think of Trump – rather than a measured choice between him and the Democratic candidate.
Since #MeToo, the number of women and men who say that they've been sexually assaulted or harassed in recent months has not changed much.
Since the Great Recession, most of the nation's rural counties have struggled to recover lost jobs and retain their people.
By 2050, the US will be a 'majority-minority' country, with white non-Hispanics making up less than half of the total population.