The Tea Party has become better known since the beginning of last year. Though, as it has become more familiar to Americans, its image has become less positive.
Less than half of Mexicans believe their government has been making progress in its years-long battle with the country's drug cartels.
Voters in general remain unimpressed by the GOP presidential field; opinion is mixed even among Republicans.
The public continues to be divided over many of the anti-terrorism policies that arose in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks.
College presidents and the public differ on the value of online learning. The school presidents predict that a decade from now, most students will take classes online.
A majority of Muslim Americans say that life in the United States has become more difficult for them since 9/11, but a comprehensive survey of this population found no indication of increased alienation or anger.
A surge in Hispanic college enrollment between 2009 and 2010 has narrowed the gap on campus between the number of Hispanics and other demographic groups.
Americans during the summer of 2011 had their the gloomiest outlook for the economy since the start of the economic downturn.
The number of Americans who say they are basically content with the federal government has reached its lowest level since the question was first asked in 1997.
Mobile phones have become a near-ubiquitous tool for information-seeking and communicating: 83% of American adults own some kind of cell phone and they use them for a variety of activities.