Forty years after the Watergate break-in, most Americans old enough to remember the era, remember where they were when Richard Nixon resigned in August 1974.
More than three-quarters (78%) of Spaniards blame their country’s banks and financial institutions for current economic problems, compared to 59% who say it is their government’s fault.
Few U.S. Catholics regard the use of contraceptives as morally wrong, even though the use of contraception is forbidden by church doctrine.
About three-quarters of Republicans (77%) agree that when something is run by the government it is usually inefficient and wasteful. Just 41% of Democrats agree, a difference of 36 percentage points.
The ranks of political independents continue to grow and now stand at 38% of the public.
Nearly six-in-ten Americans (57%) said in a March 2011 survey that the government should play a significant role in reducing obesity among children.
The percentage of adults online who use Twitter on a typical day has doubled since May 2011.
More than eight-in-ten registered voters say the economy (86%) and jobs (84%) are very important issues in deciding who to vote for this fall.
Just 2% of Greeks say they are satisfied with the direction of their country, the lowest level of satisfaction among the European Union countries surveyed.
A 56% majority of Russians say they are satisfied with the results of the March 4 presidential election that brought a first-round win for Vladimir Putin, but views on the fairness of the election are more mixed.