Fact Tank Dec. 4, 2013

Americans put low priority on promoting democracy abroad

Promoting democracy abroad was cited as a top foreign policy priority by just 18% of Americans.

Fact Tank Dec. 2, 2013

China has more internet users than any other country

There are nearly 591 million internet users in China.

Fact Tank Nov. 27, 2013

Holiday shopping: Love it or hate it, more do it online

Half of Americans say they dread holiday shopping.

Fact Tank Nov. 26, 2013

Anxious about the economy, more Americans worry about their jobs

About six-in-ten Americans worry that they will lose their jobs due to the current state of the economy.

Fact Tank Nov. 25, 2013

Thanksgiving drivers may pay less for gasoline than last year

The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline across the U.S.

Fact Tank Nov. 22, 2013

Where were you when JFK was shot? Only 28.9% of Americans can answer that

Less than one-third of Americans were of age to recall personal memories from the day JFK was shot.

Fact Tank Nov. 21, 2013

First female marines graduate from corps’ grueling infantry course

Three entry-level enlisted women graduate today from the Marine Corps’ infantry training course, as military researches readiness of women for combat roles.

Fact Tank Nov. 20, 2013

Public has mixed views about government regulation of banks

About half of Americans believe the government has not gone far enough in regulating financial institutions, but a substantial segment of the public disagrees.

Fact Tank Nov. 19, 2013

Gettysburg Address: Americans still find the Civil War relevant to today’s politics

Today is the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, his speech about a war that more than half of Americans say is still relevant to modern day U.S. politics.

Fact Tank Nov. 18, 2013

Dow soars, but only about half of Americans will benefit

About half of all Americans own stocks, either directly or indirectly.