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March 12, 2024

Is the Internet Making Kids Crazy?

An overwhelming majority of Americans think young people spend too much time on social media, and think online overexposure may be causing mental health problems.

February 13, 2024

What’s Best for Valentine’s Day? (Hint: Not Chocolate or Flowers)

As Valentine’s Day arrives, most Americans would like to celebrate the romantic occasion with dinner for two.

February 9, 2024

Fans Expect Chiefs to Win Super Bowl LVIII

The Kansas City Chiefs – and their celebrity fan Taylor Swift – are favorites to win Sunday’s Super Bowl against the San Francisco 49ers.

February 7, 2024

43% Still See Opioid Problem Getting Worse

By a 3-to-1 margin, more Americans say the problem of opioid drug abuse has gotten worse in the past year than think it's gotten better..

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February 2, 2024

Only 15% Think Race Relations Are Getting Better

February is Black History Month, and when considering the current state of race relations in the country, most Americans aren’t too optimistic

January 30, 2024

Jews More Likely to Be Bullied, Americans Believe

At a time when war in the Middle East has heightened tensions, most Americans view anti-Semitism as the most prevalent source of religious bigotry.

January 24, 2024

By 2-to-1 Margin, Americans OK With Chiefs, Braves Mascots

Despite claims by activists that it’s wrong for sports teams to have Native American mascots, an overwhelming majority of Americans don’t think the Kansas City Chiefs or Atlanta Braves should change their names.

January 18, 2024

Most Believe Climate Change Makes Winter Worse

Even though most Americans say this year’s winter is not worse than usual, a majority still believe climate change could cause more severe weather.

January 16, 2024

Fewer Americans Expect to Buy Electric Cars

Despite the hype around electric vehicles, fewer Americans expect their next auto purchase will be an EV.

January 10, 2024

More Americans Say Video Games Cause Violence

Although concerns about movies causing violence in society have declined, Americans are slightly more likely to blame video games.

January 4, 2024

41% of Americans Still See Crime Rising

While officials say crime decreased last year, few Americans believe this is true where they live.

December 29, 2023

Most Will Welcome New Year at Home

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, most Americans will be home to greet the arrival of 2024.

December 27, 2023

After Disappointing 2023, More Hope for a Better 2024

This year didn’t live up to expectations for most Americans, but many are still optimistic about 2024.

December 25, 2023

Christmas Now Second-Favorite Holiday?

Only the Grinch could be happy about this: Christmas has lost its longtime status as America’s favorite holiday.

December 21, 2023

64% Say Jesus Is Still the Reason for the Season

Santa Claus may be coming to town, but for most Americans, Christmas is still about the baby born “away in a manger.”

December 19, 2023

Anti-Semitism: 70% See Serious Campus Problem

Nearly half of Americans believe freedom of speech has declined at U.S. colleges and universities, and more than two-thirds say anti-Semitism is a serious campus problem.

December 13, 2023

38% Haven’t Started Holiday Shopping Yet

With less than two weeks to go until Christmas, many Americans haven’t even gotten started with their holiday gift shopping.

December 7, 2023

69% Say Public Schools Should Celebrate Christmas

A majority of Americans believe religion makes America a better place, and support Christmas celebrations in public schools.

December 5, 2023

50% Have Already Started Decorating for the Holidays

Most Americans will decorate their home for the holiday season, and half have already started decking the halls.

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November 22, 2023

Thanksgiving 2023: Fewer Traveling This Holiday

Fewer Americans have Thanksgiving travel plans this year.