Homeland Security is viewed favorably by Americans ahead of Jeh Johnson’s hearing
About two-thirds of Americans have a positive view of the Department of Homeland Security.
Record number of international students studying in U.S.
Number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities in the 2012-13 academic year.
What happens when Jews intermarry?
Does intermarriage lead to assimilation and weaken the Jewish community? Or does it strengthen and diversify the Jewish community?
Is social media the new wingman for singles?
Digital tools have added a host of new dimensions to dating, whether it be the first flirty message or making it “Facebook official.”
At newspapers, photographers feel the brunt of job cuts
Photographers, along with other visual journalists, represent the category of newsroom staffers hit hardest by the rounds of job cuts.
U.S., Middle East publics less concerned about climate change than those in other nations
The UN Climate Change Conference convened today in Warsaw with a call for governments to reach an agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The talks begin against a public opinion backdrop in which fewer Americans see global climate change as a major threat than do people in most other regions.
Most-recent veterans say military prepared them for civilian work
Share of post-9/11 veterans who say their military experience was relevant to their civilian job.
In the UK, scandal prompts a push for a press watchdog
The British cell phone hacking scandal of 2011 was a major catalyst for the creation of a new press watchdog.
Quebec considers new restrictions on wearing religious symbols, clothing
Much of the public debate over the so-called “Charter of Values” has focused on the measure’s potential impact on immigrants and their religious beliefs and practices.
Spending by nonparty groups sharply higher so far this election cycle
The amount that nonparty groups have spent so far in the 2013-14 election cycle.