While Americans see some aspects of U.S. power more positively than people elsewhere, they offer more negative views in other areas.
Amid mounting public concern about violent crime in the U.S., Americans’ attitudes about police funding in their own community have shifted.
Veterans and non-veterans in the United States largely align when it comes to the decision to pull all troops out of Afghanistan.
Currently, 55% of U.S. adults express at least some support for the Black Lives Matter movement, unchanged from a year ago.
Here are key facts about those who have served in the U.S. military and how the veteran population is changing.
Apart from its political makeup, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
“Saddened, hurt, disgusted,” one woman in her 50s said. “Never thought I would see anything like this in my life.”
The two primary sources of government crime statistics both paint an incomplete picture, though efforts at improvement are underway.
About eight-in-ten Americans (79%) say news organizations tend to favor one side when presenting the news on political and social issues.
The public is more likely to have heard “a lot” about ongoing confrontations between police and protesters than several other stories.