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Most Americans value having family close by, while 55% say they live within an hour’s drive of at least some extended family members.
Abortion has long been a contentious issue in the United States, and it is one that sharply divides Americans along partisan, ideological and religious lines.
44% of Americans think major technology companies should be regulated more than they are now, down from 56% in April 2021.
Yet renewable sources, like wind and solar, remain Americans’ overall priority for domestic production.
Seven-in-ten Americans view inflation as a very big problem for the country, followed by the affordability of health care and violent crime.
As has often been the case on policy questions about how to deal with the pandemic, partisans are far apart in their views on mask mandates.
The share of adults saying the U.S. isn’t providing enough support to Ukraine has declined since March.
In the United States, the transience of economic status varies significantly across racial and ethnic groups and by level of education.
Most Asian Americans say violence against them is increasing, and most also worry at least some of the time about being threatened or attacked.
Public attitudes about the legality of abortion are largely divided along partisan lines – and to a greater extent than in past decades.