Women make less money than men in these fields—and are more likely to drop out.
Understanding the rapid decline of what was once America's most popular name
Homicides in D.C. have hit a historic low, while the percentage of single-parent households remains steady.
Male dominance may be weakening, but it's not gone.
Meanwhile, Mitt Romney did better in states with high rates of Google searches for "founding fathers."
Countless factors beyond gender and race determine how Americans make political choices.
Women's share of the workforce is hovering around 50 percent, and it probably won't grow much more. But that's not a bad thing.
Predominantly female occupations are projected to grow in the coming years—but the expansion won't create all that many jobs.