Religion Apr. 25, 2006

Attitudes Toward Immigration: In the Pulpit and the Pew

Church leaders and members don’t always agree about undocumented migrants.

U.S. Politics Apr. 25, 2006

Attitudes Toward Immigration: In Black and White

African Americans are often more sympathetic to immigrants – except when it comes to jobs.

U.S. Politics Apr. 25, 2006

Congress Faces Record Public Discontent

Belief that this Congress has accomplished less than its predecessors is higher than at any point in the past nine years; Republican leaders take the blame.

Apr. 25, 2006

In the Battle of the Bulge, More Soldiers Than Successes

Two in three are dieting or exercising, but most feel far from ideal weight.

Religion Apr. 18, 2006

A Pentecostal Primer

More than half a billion people worldwide now belong to “spirit-filled” or renewalist faiths. Find out more about the past, present and future of the world’s fastest growing religious movement.

Apr. 18, 2006

Eating More; Enjoying Less

Just 39% of adults say they enjoy eating “a great deal,” down from 48% in 1989 – with a bigger decline among those who consider themselves overweight than among those who consider themselves just about the right weight.

U.S. Politics Apr. 18, 2006

Maximum Support for Raising the Minimum

Republican or Democrat, rich or poor, north, east, south or west, the U.S. public says it’s time for a big boost for the lowest paid.

Internet & Tech Apr. 18, 2006

When Facing a Tough Decision, 60 Million Americans Now Seek the Internet’s Help

Whether buying a home or a car, picking a college or a stock, or seeking medical advice, more and more people turn to the web.

Internet & Tech Apr. 10, 2006

Are “Wired Seniors” Sitting Ducks?

Older internet users, even relative newcomers to the senior ranks, may be easy targets for viruses, spyware and the like. Younger internet users take more chances online, but they also take more precautions.

Apr. 10, 2006

Americans See Weight Problems Everywhere But In the Mirror

Americans think the nation’s waistline is expanding and they consider this a serious problem. But when it comes to weighing themselves, they seem to use a different scale.