Fact Tank May. 30, 2013

Internet adoption becomes nearly universal among some groups, but others lag behind

Most Americans ages 18 and older use the internet at least occasionally.

Fact Tank May. 29, 2013

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.

Fact Tank May. 28, 2013

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.

Fact Tank May. 27, 2013

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.

Fact Tank May. 24, 2013

Suicides account for most gun deaths

Number of Americans who killed themselves with a gun in 2010.

Fact Tank May. 23, 2013

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.

Fact Tank May. 22, 2013

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.”

Fact Tank May. 20, 2013

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.

Fact Tank May. 17, 2013

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.

Fact Tank May. 16, 2013

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 […]