The number of domestic terrorism incidents have risen over the past decade. What are the ideologies behind domestic terrorism attacks, how does the FBI investigate them, and what are the human costs? USAFacts gathered the data to see how the government is tackling this issue.
US household debt hit a record $16.9 trillion in the last quarter of 2022 — around $128,824 per household, on average. This rise is due to several factors, many of which can combine and make it difficult for people to pay down loans. Here’s the data on US states with the highest household debt relative to income.
On August 1, one of the country’s three major credit rating agencies announced that it had downgraded the US credit rating from AAA to AA+. USAFacts has info on the current US credit ratings and what downgrades mean.
US scientists recently said that they have repeated a nuclear fusion reaction that produces more energy than is put into it. Learn more about how nuclear fusion works and why the country is investing in it?
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From 2017 to 2020, milk was the top drink for children 12 and younger. Milk comprised 29% of beverages consumed in childhood, compared to 5% in adulthood. Bottled water was the biggest factor in changing drinking habits: Between surveys conducted from 2005 to 2006 and from 2017 to 2020, bottled water consumption rose 56%.
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