The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew Research Center. Based on telephone surveys conducted in…
By David Crary, Associated Press
Sixty percent of Americans say they have an unfavorable view of China — up from 47 percent last year.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Democrats and Republicans are more divided on race, immigration and other issues than at any point in the past two decades, according to a new study on partisanship and political values.
By Daniel Bush
Republicans, Democrats are equally engaged with science news, but one group is less pleased with what they read, see or hear.
By Nsikan Akpan
By Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Mexicans dislike President Donald Trump. A lot. According to a new poll, just 5 percent of Mexicans trust Trump’s judgment in international affairs. That’s the American leader’s lowest rating among citizens of more than three dozen nations polled…
By Laura Santhanam
Pollsters often ask people about gun control and gun rights, but this survey attempts to better understand America's complicated relationship with firearms.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Five decades ago, only 3 percent of the people in the country were intermarried — that is, had spouses of a different race or ethnicity. That was in 1967 when the Supreme Court ruled interracial and interethnic marriage was legal…
By PBS NewsHour
“Behind the Badge,” a survey of 8,000 officers released by the Pew Research Center last week, found that 76 percent of respondents have become more reluctant to use force following several high-profile police shootings. It also found that 72 percent…
By Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press
There has been a concern, largely shared in anecdotes, of officers holding back on stopping suspicious people or other policing out of concern that they'd be cast as racist. But the Pew survey provides the first national evidence that those…
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