The U.S. Fertility Rate Is Down, Yet More Women Are Mothers

The biggest increases have come from some groups who in the past were far less likely to have babies: the highly educated, those over 40, and women who have never been married.

The Faces of Intermarriage, 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia

The Faces of Intermarriage, 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG July 6, 2017 Richard and Mildred Loving at home with their children Peggy, Donald and Sidney in 1967. By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG July 6, 2017 More than two...

Western Nations Worry That Children Won’t Be Better Off

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ June 5, 2017 The present is getting better. The future, not at all. Even as more Americans say the economy is improving, a clear majority remain fearful about their children’s financial prospects, according to a study...