Australia, Canada, Germany and the UK are among the other countries where there are partisan clashes on climate change issues.
The U.S. Virgin Islands is the most "energy intensive" place on Earth -- meaning it uses the most energy per unit of GDP -- while gambling hub Macau is one of the least.
Religion and science have often been seen as being in conflict. But are religious faith and the scientific enterprise really at odds with each other?
Two-thirds of Americans say doctors should be allowed by law to assist patients who are terminally ill and living in severe pain to commit suicide.
Global climate change was the top-rated threat in a recent 40-nation survey, but concern about the issue is relatively low in the United States and Europe.
One year after history-making political change swept the country, Indians’ fervor for their leader Narendra Modi has not abated. A new poll in India shows the public’s views of the country’s direction and the economy are on the rise.
This type of chart is growing more popular, but just half of those with a high school education or less correctly interpreted one in our science quiz.
When asked a series of 12 science-related questions, whites, on average, fared better than blacks or Hispanics. What's behind this knowledge gap?
Only 34% of Americans correctly answered a question about the difference (if any) between boiling water in Los Angeles and Denver. So what's the right answer, and why?
The debate over the safety of genetically modified foods has put state lawmakers who favor requiring labeling of these products at odds with counterparts in Congress who oppose it. Americans’ concerns about GM foods are providing the backdrop: A majority of them believe such foods are generally unsafe to eat.