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.
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.
Nearly half of Americans say the increasing number of people “who are not religious” is troubling for society.
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.
More than seven-in-ten Americans – 71 percent – say illegal immigrants should be allowed to remain in the U.S. legally if they meet basic citizenship requirements.