Are Americans Becoming Less Isolationist?

A new poll by the Pew Research Center finds that 54% of Americans support airstrikes in Iraq, while only 31% disapprove. That's a huge turnaround from last year, when a Pew survey reported that a record 52% felt the U.S. should keep out of world affairs. What's going on here? » 8/20/14 3:20pm 8/20/14 3:20pm

Here's What Your 1.1 Million Comments On Net Neutrality Look Like

When the Federal Communications Commission asked the public to send their views on network neutrality, it got an earful. The response was so huge that the deadline was extended due to technical problems. Those comments were recently published online as a 1.4 GB file, and NPR has posted this visualization of what they… » 8/12/14 1:40pm 8/12/14 1:40pm

15% of the American public has doubts about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines; 51% question the validity of the Big Bang theory. These are among the most noteworthy findings from a newly-published survey that asked people to rate their confidence in several statements about science and medicine. » 4/21/14 11:40am 4/21/14 11:40am

A Major Shift In Views Toward The War On Drugs

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 67% of Americans say that the government should focus more on providing treatment for those who use illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine, while 26% believe that the government's priority should be prosecuting users of hard drugs. » 4/07/14 8:55am 4/07/14 8:55am