According to U.S. Census Bureau projections, by 2050, one-in-five Americans will be 65 or older and at least 400,000 people will be 100 or older – but a majority of U.S. adults say they would not want to live to see 120 years old.
A new survey finds a third of Americans believe the First Amendment goes too far in guaranteeing freedoms of speech, religion, press, assembly and petition — up from 13 percent in last year’s survey.
The findings of a recent poll conducted by CBS News indicate that the majority of Americans do not approve of the government monitoring the phone records of ordinary citizens.
As Christy Everson was nearing age 40, she made a decision: She wanted to have a child, even though she was single and it meant doing it all alone. Her daughter, conceived via a sperm donor, is now 2 1/2 years old, and Everson hopes to have a second child.
The vast majority of Americans are highly pessimistic about the values held in the U.S. and the direction that the country is headed.
A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, but the percentage who believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone is at its highest level since the mid-1960s, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Americans’ views of the federal government continue to fall to new lows, yet the public opinion of their local and state governments are seen in a more positive way.
A new statewide poll in Virginia reveals a sharp societal divide over whether to expand Medicaid — something that won’t happen for a while in the state because of reform hurdles Gov. Bob McDonnell has set for it.
A new poll conducted by CBS News indicates that Americans are experiencing anger and unhappiness with government activity in Washington to a record-setting degree.
A new Gallup Politics poll indicates that approximately 65 percent of Americans are in favor of government use of drones in attacks on suspected terrorists in other countries.