May. 2, 2006

Once Again, The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be

Barely a third of today’s adults expect today’s children to grow up better off than people are now.

Internet & Tech May. 2, 2006

Finding Answers Online In Sickness and In Health

Americans rely on the internet for important health information now more than ever and many say it’s their most important source of help when illness strikes.

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.

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. 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.

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.

Internet & Tech Apr. 4, 2006

Cell Phone Society

Many Americans now can’t live without them – but sometimes they can’t live with them.

U.S. Politics Apr. 4, 2006

America’s Immigration Quandary

Americans worry about unauthorized immigration, but disagree about specific policies to deal with it.

Hispanic Mar. 30, 2006

America’s Immigration Quandary

A growing number of Americans believe that immigrants are a burden to the country, taking jobs and housing and creating strains on the health care system. Many people also worry about the cultural impact of the expanding number of newcomers in the U.S.

Mar. 28, 2006

A Barometer of Modern Morals

Cheating on your taxes, cheating on your spouse and other questions of right and wrong