Majority of Americans say government should not force federal marijuana laws on states
Six-in-ten Americans say that the federal government should not enforce its marijuana laws in states that permit use.
Many Americans unsure if the health care law is still in effect
More than four-in-ten Americans think the new health care law has been repealed, overturned in court or are just unsure whether it remains the law.
Did you check your inbox while on vacation? Americans are divided on answer
Nearly half of American workers said they preferred to let their email pile up while on vacation and dig out when they got back; 42% kept up with mail every day.
Most Americans confident new medical treatments have been tested
Seven-in-ten Americans are confident that new medical treatments are tested before being made available to the public.
Battles over the debt ceiling have been bad for Congress
Favorable ratings of Congress fell to one of its lowest points in two decades after the last battle over the federal debt ceiling in 2011.
Back to school likely means a return to weekly writing assignments for many students
Nearly six-in-ten middle and high school teachers said they had students do a writing assignment at least once a week.
Americans say kids need more pressure in school, Chinese say less
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say parents do not put enough pressure on children to do well in school.
3% of Americans use dial-up at home
A small share of Americans still connect to the internet at home via dial-up.
Half of Americans say sexual orientation cannot be changed
While half of Americans say that a gay or lesbian person’s sexual orientation cannot be changed, 36% say it can.
During the turmoil in Egypt, Christians have faced continued violence
While the vast majority of Egyptians are Muslim, about 5% (more than 4 million people) are Christian