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By Laura Santhanam
Scientists and the public agree on very little when it comes climate change, childhood vaccine requirements and more, but both groups feel more pessimistic about the direction of science, according to a new study released today from the Pew Research…
By Domenico Montanaro
Despite a growing number of Americans who say they are religiously unaffiliated, Congress is dominated by those who identify with a religion.
By Simone Pathe
The wealth gap between upper-income Americans and the rest of the country has reached a new high. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, the gap actually widened during the recovery as only upper-income families recouped some of the wealth…
By PBS NewsHour
Two years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School -- and for the first time in more than 20 years -- a majority of Americans support gun rights over gun control. Judy Woodruff talks to Carroll Doherty of the…
By Colleen Shalby
What’s the reality of online harassment for people on a daily level? Pew Research Center recently found that four out of ten internet users have experienced some form of online harassment.
By Deb Riechmann, Jennifer Agiesta, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Nearly 2 out of 3 Americans back U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria to combat the threat from Islamic extremists, yet half also think there's a high risk of a future terrorist attack on American soil, according to…
By Ruth Tam
If you think your Facebook NewsFeed or Twitter timeline is becoming an echo chamber of the same material, you’re right. According to a new Pew Research Center report on the role of social media in civil discourse, Facebook might not…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Widespread global opposition to U.S. electronic surveillance since the revelations by onetime National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has not badly tarnished the overall image of the United States, and it remains far more popular around the world…
A major study by the Pew Research Center finds the increasing polarization in the U.S. is not just in our politics. American adults are less likely to compromise and often decide where to live, who to marry and who their…
Over the past 50 years, Americans have witnessed the first man walk on the moon, the birth of the Internet, cell phones, large and small and large again. What will the future of technology and science hold in the next…
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