Mass shootings capture national attention, but they represent a relatively small share of firearm homicides.
The share of Republicans who say government regulation of financial institutions has gone too far is 38 percentage points higher than Democrats.
About half of Americans believe it is essential for the president and Congress to enact major immigration legislation this year.
Three-quarters of Americans said in the wake of the Boston bombings that occasional acts of terrorism will be part of U.S. life in the future.
Black men were more than six times as likely as white men in 2010 to be incarcerated in federal and state prisons, and local jails.
A new survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet Project finds that 86% of internet users have taken steps online to remove or mask their digital footprints. We ask readers to share their own strategies and experiences.
About half of Americans have a favorable view of labor unions, up 10 percentage points since 2011.
Six-in-ten Americans say that the federal government should not enforce its marijuana laws in states that permit use.
More than four-in-ten Americans think the new health care law has been repealed, overturned in court or are just unsure whether it remains the law.
Nearly half of American workers said they preferred to let their email pile up while on vacation and dig out when they got back; 42% kept up with mail every day.