Mar 7, 2014

6 new findings about Millennials

Key takeaways from the Pew Research Center survey, “Millennials in Adulthood.”

Mar 7, 2014

5 facts about Republicans

The annual Conservative Political Action Committee kicked off its annual conference Thursday, providing an early test for potential GOP presidential candidates and also putting into sharp relief the differences in the Republican Party.

Mar 4, 2014

Polls show strong support for minimum wage hike

According to recent polls, one issue on which Obama can count on strong public support is his call for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.

Mar 3, 2014

As Obama meets with Netanyahu, Americans are divided on U.S. role in Israeli-Palestinian dispute

Nearly as many Americans (39%) say the U.S. should be less involved in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian dispute as say it should remain as involved as it currently is (36%). About a fifth of Americans say the U.S. should be more involved.

Feb 26, 2014

Kaiser: Potential customers of health exchanges lean towards low-cost, narrower plans

The most-likely customers of health exchanges lean towards low-cost, narrower plans.

Feb 25, 2014

Venezuelans gloomy about their standard of living, nation’s economy

Just a third of Venezuelans say their standard of living is improving, a record low.

Feb 24, 2014

Plurality of Americans support current level of defense spending

A plurality of Americans say defense spending should be kept at current levels.

Feb 21, 2014

More hate crimes motivated by victims’ ethnicity

In about half of the cases of reported hate crimes, victims believed their ethnic background motivated the offender.

Feb 20, 2014

Behind Facebook’s WhatsApp purchase: A global appetite for texting

A median of 78% of mobile phone owners in emerging countries used their devices for texting.

Feb 19, 2014

Fed report says household borrowing is rebounding from Great Recession

Outstanding household debt increased $241 billion during last October-December, the biggest quarterly jump since 2007.