Fox News has aired seven of President Trump’s campaign-style rally speeches almost in their entirety since April, amounting to 7 hours and 47 minutes of programming. MSNBC aired one rally for about eight minutes during that period, while CNN showed none of them live.
Increasing home values correlate with a drop in birth rates, a new study has found. In U.S. counties where home values have risen 10 or more percentage points, birth rates for women between 25 and 29 have dropped 1.5 percentage points. That may be because young couples postpone having children when they are struggling with expenses or cannot afford a home.
A record 155 people died from heat-related causes in the Phoenix area last year, when there were more than 100 days when temperatures rose above 100 degrees. Phoenix is one of the fastest-warming cities in the U.S., because of climate change and the “urban heat island effect” created by an expanding sprawl of roads, dense development, air-conditioner exhaust, and cars.
Almost 6,000 pedestrians died on or along U.S. roads in 2016, up 46 percent since 2009. That’s largely because of the increasing number of SUVs, which studies show are twice to three times as likely as cars to kill the people they hit.
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Just 47% of Americans describe themselves as “extremely proud to be American,” down from 58% in 2009 and 70% in 2003.
52% of voters say they hope the new Supreme Court justice supports a woman’s right to an abortion and upholds Roe v. Wade. 29% hope the new justice strikes down Roe. 52% hope the justice supports gay marriage, while 27% do not.