The number of American workers working from home – particularly those in white collar jobs – skyrocketed during the pandemic. The shift has proved to be a positive development in some...
Young Americans enlist in the armed services for many reasons, including the opportunity to gain new skills, get physically fit, and earn financial assistance to pay for college. One of the most...
Friday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included AppLovin, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Boeing, CF Industries, Coupa Software, Crocs, Dutch Bros, DigitalOcean, Gilead Sciences, IBM, International...
The nation’s largest and most historically prominent cities tend to have highly educated sectors among their populations, and within those cities, certain ZIP codes – which generally don’t...
The American housing market took off during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. The homeownership rate – or the share of housing units occupied by their owner – jumped by 2.6...
The share of Americans working from home skyrocketed during the pandemic. A recent Gallup study found that 45% of full-time workers in the United States – and two-thirds of white-collar workers...
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program replaced in 1997 the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program as the nation’s core welfare program. At the time, the reason was that...
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted governments across Europe to ramp up defense spending. As guarantor of security for European NATO members, the United States is also  seeking to boost...
Homelessness has become a large enough problem in some cities that it significantly affects the lives of those who are not homeless. Homeless encampments have been cleared in Denver and Minneapolis....
Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. deployed 12,000 troops to NATO member nations in Europe in early March. It is unclear if more American troops will be deployed. President Joe...
What would movies be without music? As far back as the silent era, accompanying musicians (often organists) or small orchestras were fundamental to the moviegoing experience. Today, major films...
Education may not be the sole center of the lives of Americans. It does, however, mean a lot. People with less than a high school education tend to have low-paying jobs, which means they have low...
Now that the pandemic is subsiding, Americans can get back to travel plans put on hold by COVID-19. For many of us, that might mean a long road trip. These excursions give us clues as to how the...
High poverty rates are associated with, among other things, low educational attainment rates, bad health outcomes, shorter lifespans and a poor chance for a better financial future. Poverty is often...
College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment has fallen at an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010....