A quarter of Americans say the U.S. has a responsibility to do something about the fighting in Syria.
Through mid-May, campaign coverage in 2012 is down by 33% from the same period in 2008.
The percentage of households in a polling sample that are successfully interviewed -- the response rate -- has fallen dramatically: from 36% in 1997 to 9% today.
Despite more than a decade of warfare following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, only about 0.5% of the American population has been on active military duty at any given time.
As Egyptians prepare for national elections, 53% say they are satisfied with the way things are going in their country, while 41% are say they are dissatisfied.
At two degrees of separation (friends of friends), Facebook users surveyed on average can reach 150,000 other Facebook users.
Roughly eight-in-ten Egyptians (79%) express unfavorable attitudes toward the U.S., with just 19% saying favorable.
Nearly three quarters (72%) of adults say they closely follow local news and information, and local newspapers are by far the source they rely on for much of the local information they need.
About one-in-six migrants sent back to Mexico (17%) were apprehended at work or at home in 2010.
Public assessments of the Supreme Court have reached a quarter-century low, with 52% offering a favorable opinion.