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December 22, 2022

52% Haven’t Finished Christmas Shopping Yet

With the clock ticking down to Christmas, more than half of Americans still have last-minute gift shopping to do.

December 16, 2022

Bah, Humbug? Nearly Two-Thirds Say Christmas Is Too Commercialized

Tired of the endless holiday shopping hype? You’re certainly not alone, as most Americans think Christmas has become too commercialized.

December 16, 2022

Holiday Travel Back Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

After two years of disruption by COVID-19, more Americans are planning holiday travel this year, even exceeding pre-pandemic levels.

December 14, 2022

‘Deck the Halls’? Most Americans Will Decorate for the Holidays

More Americans expect to have a Christmas tree this year, although slightly fewer will decorate their homes for the holiday season.

December 8, 2022

Fewer Americans Getting Flu Shots This Year

The number of Americans getting vaccinated against influenza has declined in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 7, 2022

Concerns About COVID-19 Vaccines Remain High

A majority of Americans think COVID-19 vaccines are effective, but have concerns about side effects.

December 2, 2022

34% Are Tuned in for World Cup Games

Fewer Americans are watching this year’s World Cup than four years ago, as soccer continues struggling to find a U.S. audience.

November 25, 2022

Black Friday: More Plan Shopping Excursions This Year

The number of Americans who expect to visit stores to take advantage of Black Friday prices is up this year, but most of them don’t plan to spend more on holiday gift shopping.

November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving 2022: ‘We Gather Together’

Most Americans will spend this Thanksgiving Day at home with family and friends.

November 18, 2022

Most Americans Haven’t Started Holiday Shopping Yet

While many Americans aren’t waiting for Black Friday to begin shopping for holiday gifts, most haven’t gotten started yet.

November 18, 2022

Is Inflation Affecting Thanksgiving Plans?

As Thanksgiving approaches, many Americans say inflation has led them to change their holiday plans.

November 15, 2022

Most Parents Oppose ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’

The popularity of “Drag Queen Story Hour” doesn’t include the parents of school-age children, who overwhelmingly oppose the phenomenon in which men dressed as women perform for children.

November 11, 2022

Veterans Day: More Important Than Ever

Today is Veterans Day, and the number of Americans who believe it is one of America’s most important holidays is at an all-time high.

November 10, 2022

Less Than Half of Americans Support Death Penalty

Support for the death penalty has declined significantly in the past decade, and less than half of Americans still favor capital punishment.

November 4, 2022

Should School Require COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids?

Most parents are against making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for school children, but most Democrats favor such a mandate.

October 31, 2022

Halloween: Not Just for Kids

Most Americans don’t think Halloween is a very important holiday, but they do believe grown-ups should celebrate it.

October 28, 2022

Most ‘Rings of Power’ Viewers Like New Tolkien-Inspired Series

Some outspoken critics have slammed a new series inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, but most people who have seen Amazon Prime’s “The Rings of Power” rate the show positively.

October 18, 2022

Does America Need More Religion?

Most Americans say religion is important to their own lives, and many think the country would be better off if more people attended religious services regularly.

October 12, 2022

Education: 77% Say Issue Will Be Important in Midterms

A year after school controversies helped Republicans win big in Virginia, education remains an important issue for most voters.

October 6, 2022

More Women Say They’re Overweight

Experts say obesity is a growing problem in America – pardon the pun – and women are more willing than men to admit they’re overweight.