Topic: Pew Research Center
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day a year after the first African-American president took office, Americans appear to have mixed views about the impact of President Obama's election on race relations.
01/18/2010 12:29 pm
A year into his term as the first nonwhite US president, Obama has played down the issue of race relations. Jump-starting the economy is what will best serve Americans of all backgrounds.
01/15/2010 03:34 pm
A Washington, D.C., judge ruled Thursday that the District can ban any referendums on gay marriage under the terms of the District's Human Rights Act. The decision, which will be appealed, is a victory for gay-rights groups.
01/14/2010 08:18 pm
As Obama finishes his first year in office, a new poll from the Pew Research Center shows that blacks' views on their progress have improved more than at any time in the past 25 years.
01/12/2010 11:37 am
James Hoggan, coauthor of 'Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming,' talks about what he calls the PR campaign to discredit global warming.
12/28/2009 11:30 am
More Americans oppose the health care reform bill than support it, according to two recent polls. The public also expresses confusion about the legislation, though people are more engaged on the issue than when the Clinton administration attempted health reform.
12/22/2009 02:38 pm
While a backlash persists in some nations, others are including Muslims in debates on national identity.
12/17/2009 11:41 am
Vice President Biden goes to Georgia Thursday to announce $182 million in stimulus grants for increasing broadband access to homes and businesses in 17 states. A total of $2.5 billion of stimulus money has been set aside for broadband projects.
12/17/2009 10:39 am
The Pew Research Center releases a survey of young cellphone owners and sexting – sending or receiving sexually provocative pictures on phones.
12/16/2009 04:33 pm
Almost half say the United States should 'mind its own business,' a Pew survey shows. War-weariness and economic concerns are pushing isolationism to 40-year peak.
12/03/2009 12:00 am