Andrew Kohut writes in the Wall Street Journal that when Americans look at the world's trouble spots, majorities are inclined to say they aren't our problem.
Though it's a different story in their own countries.
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that President Barack Obama’s overall approval rating has held steady at 44%, even as he receives low marks for his handling of the surge of undocumented child immigrants at the U.S. border.
There is widespread opposition to U.S. eavesdropping and fewer now say the U.S. respects the personal freedoms of its people, but America is still popular around the world.
When Joshua Earnest formally succeeds the departing Jay Carney as President Barack Obama’s chief liaison with the media, he will become the 30th presidential press secretary since the post was created 85 years ago. Here's a look at others who held the job.
President Obama is expected to announce a new rule cutting emissions from coal-fired power plants. A Pew Research Center survey last September found support for action to cut emissions.
With the midterm elections six months away, 47% of registered voters support the Republican candidate in their district while 43% favor the Democrat. And more see their vote as a vote against President Obama than for him.
Some Republicans see foreign policy as a winning campaign theme given President Obama's handling of recent international crises. But surveys suggest that may not be the case.
President Obama's trip to Asia this week comes at a time when many U.S. allies in the region are concerned about China's intentions.
Trade will likely be a topic of discussion when President Obama visits Japan on Wednesday. Most Americans see trade with Japan as a good thing and back a treaty on Pacific trade.