Aug 6, 2013

Republicans, Democrats both divided on whether media should report on secret anti-terror methods

Just over half of Democrats and Republicans think news organizations should not report the government’s secret anti-terrorism methods.

Aug 5, 2013

Russia’s anti-gay laws in line with public’s views on homosexuality

About three-quarters of Russians don’t think homosexuality should be accepted by society.

Aug 2, 2013

Since end-of-term rulings, a significant decrease in Supreme Court favorability among blacks

A much smaller percentage of African Americans view the Supreme Court favorably after the end of the recent term than in March.

Jul 25, 2013

Respect for journalists’ contributions has fallen significantly in recent years

About three-in-ten Americans say journalists contribute “a lot” to society’s well-being, a 10-percentage-point drop from four years ago.

Jul 22, 2013

Japanese satisfaction with country is at an eight-year high

A third of Japanese are satisfied with the direction of their country.

Jul 19, 2013

On the 44th anniversary, Americans less impressed by the first walk on the moon

A small percentage of Americans still view Armstrong’s walk on the moon as a top American achievement.

Jul 15, 2013

India ends the telegram, but internet access is not close behind

A chapter in technology history comes to a close today, when India’s state-owned telecom company, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, will send its last telegram after 163 years.

Jul 11, 2013

Royal baby news? Most Americans don’t follow the British royal family

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge – formerly known as Kate Middleton – are expecting the birth of their first child any day now, an event that will once again bring the royal family into the spotlight, whether the public welcomes the news coverage or not. In December 2012, a quarter of Americans said […]

Jul 8, 2013

Global restrictions on religion increased following the Arab Spring

In 2011, a strong majority of the world’s population lived in countries with high religious restrictions.

Jul 3, 2013

A generational gap in American patriotism

Compared to other generations, a smaller percentage of Millennials say the U.S. is the greatest country in the world.