Internet adoption becomes nearly universal among some groups, but others lag behind
Most Americans ages 18 and older use the internet at least occasionally.
Most military, business leaders call Chinese hacking a serious problem for U.S.
Almost nine in 10 retired military leaders said cyber attacks from China are a serious problem for the United States.
Most countries in the region oppose Western military aid to Syrian rebels
Five of six publics in the region are opposed to Western governments sending arms and military supplies to anti-government groups in Syria.
Despite the doubts about the post-9/11 wars, veterans proud of their service
Although veterans had mixed feelings about whether the Iraq and Afghanistan wars were worth fighting, 96% of them felt proud of their service.
Suicides account for most gun deaths
Number of Americans who killed themselves with a gun in 2010.
A majority of Americans still support use of drones despite questions
Despite questions raised about the program, a majority of Americans continue to support the use of drone strikes against suspected terrorists.
Majority of Americans say immigration policy needs sweeping changes
Three-in-four Americans say they think the immigration system needs “major changes” or “to be completely rebuilt.”
Most don’t think legal status would “reward” those here illegally
A majority of Americans do not feel that giving unauthorized immigrants legal status would be like rewarding them for doing something wrong.
Syria? Egypt? Turkey? Many Americans aren’t sure
Nearly one in five Americans mis-identified Syria as Turkey on a map of the Middle East.
IRS among least-popular federal agencies
The Internal Revenue Service, now under intense scrutiny for singling out conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status for special review, is one of the least-popular federal agencies — but not quite at the bottom. In a 2010 Pew Research survey, 47% of people said they had a “very” or “mostly” favorable opinion of the IRS. That […]