Americans

The Israel Defense Forces have declared their “mission accomplished” as they withdraw their ground forces on Tuesday for a three-day cease-fire in Gaza. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Poll: Twice As Many Americans Blame Hamas For Gaza Violence Than Israel

Amid calls for a cease-fire in in the Gaza Strip, more than twice as many Americans say that Hamas (40 percent) is responsible for the current violence in comparison to just 19 percent who blame Israel.

07/29/2014

Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of Americans believe that God had a hand in humans’ present form, with 42 percent of Americans saying they believe God created humans in their present form 10,000 years ago, and an additional 31 percent believing humans evolved from simpler life forms – but God guided the evolutionary process.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Poll: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Americans Believe God Played Role In Human Existence

Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of Americans believe that God had a hand in humans’ present form, with 42 percent of Americans saying they believe God created humans in their present form 10,000 years ago, and an additional 31 percent believing humans evolved from simpler life forms – but God guided the evolutionary process.

06/03/2014

Pope Francis salutes the crowd as he arrives for his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on September 18, 2013. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI)

Poll: 8-In-10 American Catholics View Pope Francis In A Positive Light

The findings of a recent poll show that an overwhelming majority of American Catholics approve of Pope Francis.

03/07/2014

File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 49 Percent Of Americans Now Feel War In Afghanistan Was A Mistake

The findings of a recent Gallup poll suggest that, for the first time in the entirety of the United States’ involvement in conflict in Afghanistan, a small majority of Americans feel the nation’s decision to go to war there was a mistake.

02/19/2014

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" has recently debated a creationist and a climate change denier. (Getty Images)

Study: Americans Flunk Basic Science Facts But Like Science

90 percent of respondents say scientists are working for the benefit of humanity.

02/19/2014

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Poll: Americans Feel Government Is Nation’s Biggest Problem

According to a recent poll, Americans feel that the largest problem plaguing the nation is its government.

01/15/2014

All told, 32 percent say 2013 was a better year for them than 2012, while 20 percent say it was worse and 46 percent say the two years were really about the same. Young people were more apt to see improvement: 40 percent of people under age 30 called 2013 a better year than 2012, compared with 25 percent of people age 65 or older.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Poll: 49 Percent Of Americans Say Fortunes Will Improve In 2014

On the whole, Americans rate their own experience in 2013 more positively than negatively, but when asked to assess the year for the United States or the world at large, things turn sour.

12/26/2013

File photo of a priest wearing a collar. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Poll: American Trust In Clergy Members Hits New Low

A record number of people throughout the United States have expressed a lack of trust in clergy members, according to a new poll.

12/16/2013

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Social Survey Finds Most Americans Are Suspicious Of One Another

You can take our word for it. Americans don’t trust each other anymore.

11/30/2013

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Poll: 60 Percent Of Americans Favor Death Penalty

Support for the death penalty has reached its lowest level of support since 1972.

10/30/2013

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