About a third (34%) of postings on Twitter about Hurricane Sandy consisted of news and information about the storm from a wide range of sources.
About three-in-ten adults who own a cell phone have used it to look for health or medical information.
More than six-in-ten Americans say the U.S. should be less involved with changes in leadership in the Middle East.
One-third of adults ages 25 to 29 have earned at least a bachelor’s degree, representing a sharp rise in college completion.
In 2011, 45% of Americans favored and 50% opposed the legalization of marijuana.
More than eight-in-ten veterans of the post-9/11 wars say the American public has little understanding of the problems those in the military face.
In a pre-election poll, there was a 43 percentage point gap between Obama voters saying that taxes should be raised on the wealthy and the number of Romney supporters who agreed.
Two-thirds of Americans say they see China as a competitor to the U.S. and about as many say China can’t be trusted.
Three-quarters of registered voters say voters should be required to show an official photo ID before casting their ballot.
About nine-in-ten registered voters say they will vote in this year’s election.