In a national survey that shows the American public is ready for a truce in the ongoing war on drugs, a two-thirds majority of U.S. adults (67 percent) say that the government should focus more on providing treatment for people using drugs such as heroin and cocaine instead of jail time.
Survey participants who showed anti-gay views died an average of 2.5 years earlier than those who didn’t.
Oil-rich North Dakota leads the nation in a survey of the emotional, physical and mental well-being of its residents, followed closely by its sister state South Dakota, according to a national survey.
90 percent of respondents say scientists are working for the benefit of humanity.
A private survey shows U.S. businesses added the most jobs in a year in December, powered by a big gain in construction jobs. The figures add to evidence that the economy gained momentum at the end of 2013.
Twenty percent of drivers say they would buy a fully computer-operated vehicle, and 90 percent would switch to an autonomous vehicle if they could get cheaper car insurance.
A study finds a connection between increased racist attitudes and US residents who keep guns in their households.
American voters overwhelmingly oppose undercutting President Barack Obama’s signature health care law by shutting down the federal government – a percentage gap of 72 percent to 22 percent.
Although news organizations’ ratings in accuracy, fairness and independence remain at all-time lows, a new poll finds that Americans continue to say the press acts as a watchdog against political wrongdoing.
Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.