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Study: Record Share Of Wives Are More Educated Than Their Husbands

For the first time in the past 50 years, researchers have found that a record share of wives are more educated than their husbands.

02/13/2014

Young American adults, Millennials, are forging their own optimistic way into adulthood through a detachment to politics and religion, distrust of others, and low levels of financial literacy. (Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Poll: Disparity Between Salaries Of Those With, Without College Degrees Growing

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center has found that the gap between salaries of those with college degrees and those without them is growing.

02/12/2014

Prepaid, reloadable cards have become commonplace in personal budgeting, with a new study finding that the often risky products have become more affordable for consumers. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Study: Prepaid But Risky Cards Increasingly Used As Budget Tools

Prepaid, reloadable cards have become commonplace in personal budgeting, with a new study finding that the often risky products have become more affordable for consumers.

02/09/2014

American opinions and perceptions of race relations, opportunities and discrimination are distinctly divided by racial lines, a recent study finds. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: 61 Percent Of African-Americans Say US Race Relations Getting Worse

A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.

02/04/2014

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Poll: Majority Of Americans See U.S. Efforts In Iraq, Afghanistan As Failures

A recently conducted survey shows that, for the first time, the majority of people in the United States view war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures.

02/03/2014

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Pew: More Criticism Than Praise For State Of The Union Address On Twitter

Users of the social micro-blogging network Twitter were said to have offered more critiques than compliments on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

01/31/2014

The new Pew Research Center and USA Today survey finds that there is broad public agreement of a growing gap between rich and poor, and over half of Americans surveyed – 54 percent – say they favor taxing the wealthy and corporations to expand programs for the poor.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: 54 Percent Of US Favors Taxing The Wealthy, Corporations To Fund Poor

The new Pew Research Center and USA Today survey finds that there is broad public agreement of a growing gap between rich and poor, and over half of Americans surveyed – 54 percent – say they favor taxing the wealthy and corporations to expand programs for the poor.

01/23/2014

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Poll: Majority Of Americans Feel Snowden Should Face Criminal Trial

The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press learned that 56 percent of Americans want the United States government to pursue a criminal case against former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

01/22/2014

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Study: Hostility Between Religions At A 6-Year High

A far-reaching poll conducted by the Pew Research Center found that discord between religious groups hit its highest point in six years during 2012.

01/14/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, during the Republican National Convention. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Poll: Most Not Interested In Christie Scandal, Opinions Mostly Unchanged

A recent poll has found that, despite widespread coverage and discussion of a recent scandal involving N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, most Americans’ opinions of the outspoken Republican have not been changed.

01/14/2014

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