Topic: Pew Research Center
Barbie doll tattoos are stirring up controversy yet again. Mattel releases the pink-haired, tattoed Tokidoki Barbie doll, which some are calling out as inappropriate for young girls. But Barbie doll tattoos have come under fire before, and Mattel has been making dolls specifically for adult collectors for years.
10/20/2011 05:34 pm
You can’t be openly racist, sexist, or anti-Semitic in America. But anti-Mormon? Go for it. Maybe a White House run by Mitt Romney or Jon Huntsman will shine enough light on actual Mormons to make us put aside the fears and fantasies about them.
10/18/2011 10:38 am
In the first six months of the 2012 presidential election, the news media have given Rick Perry the most positive attention but Herman Cain's star is rising.
10/17/2011 04:19 pm
MLK Memorial plans have been dogged by controversy over links to China. The MLK Memorial was built by a Chinese sculptor from Chinese granite. But backers are pleased with the result.
10/16/2011 09:17 am
When a Dallas pastor called Mr. Romney’s faith – Mormonism – a 'cult' at a recent convention of Christian conservatives, he brought into the open the role of religion in the primaries.
10/13/2011 04:55 pm
Mitt Romney's religion, Herman Cain's comments about Muslims, Rick Perry's hunting camp with the racially-offensive name – just a few of the distractions along the 2012 campaign trail.
10/09/2011 06:06 pm
A prominent evangelical leader who supports Rick Perry says the Mormon religion "is a cult." Several polls show a significant minority of voters would not vote for a Mormon, a subject Mitt Romney may have to address again.
10/08/2011 11:39 am
One-third of those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan say neither conflict has been worth the cost, a new Pew report finds. And 84 percent say the US public doesn't understand their problems.
10/05/2011 05:33 pm
Supporters complain the mainstream media aren't keeping pace with 'Occupy Wall Street' protests. But the movement's complexity makes big-picture coverage difficult.
10/05/2011 10:12 am
Even as libraries are facing steep cuts, Americans are using them more than ever – in more ways than ever.
10/03/2011 04:57 pm