The FINANCIAL -- The percentage of Americans naming race relations or racism as the most important problem facing the country increased to 9% this month, up from 3% in June. Mentions of race relations as a top problem have risen and fallen multiple times over the past seven months as racially charged events have dominated and then faded from the news ...

The FINANCIAL -- As some U.S. states have legalized marijuana for recreational and medicinal use, 30% of Americans say legalization will make driving in those states a lot less safe. Another 17% ...

The FINANCIAL -- As the oldest Baby Boomers reach retirement age and older generations live longer, more counties across America are graying. A new Pew Research Center analysis of the Census ...

The FINANCIAL -- Forty-six states currently allow children to be exempt from vaccinations due to religious concerns, including 17 states that also allow exemptions for “personal reasons,” ...

The FINANCIAL -- In all 50 states, residents aged 55 and older have higher well-being than the state's population as a whole. Older Delaware residents have the largest well-being advantage relative ...