• Michigan Oct 22, 2019

    Poll: Some Workers Changing Actions Amid #MeToo

    Barbara Myers started work as an apprentice electrician in 1995, and over the years she learned to shoot back sexual banter on the job site as much as she had to take it from some of her coworkers. Those days, she says, are starting to change. “I have worked over the last several years, actually, to really be much more...

  • Donald Trump Sep 12, 2019

    Poll: Trump Gets Some of His Worst Grades on Climate

    President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and support government actions that he has sometimes scoffed at. While the administration has rolled back regulations to cut emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from power and industrial plants and pushed...

  • Southern California Jun 6, 2019

    Poll: Some Younger Workers Not Happy With Graying Workforce

    A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that workers under the age of 50 were significantly more likely to view America’s aging workforce as...

  • energy Jan 22, 2019

    Disasters Influence Thinking on Climate Change, Poll Finds

    When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll. Lately, that means record deadly wildfires in California, rainfall by the foot in Houston when Hurricane Harvey hit and the dome of smog over Salt Lake City that engineer Caleb Gregg steps into when he walks...

  • Donald Trump Oct 27, 2018

    Poll: Strong Majority of Americans Dissatisfied With State of Politics

    With just two weeks to go until the critical midterm elections, an overwhelming majority of Americans say the United States is greatly divided, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll. Few Americans believe those stark divisions will get better anytime soon. The newly released survey found that more than 8 in 10 Americans think the country...

  • Florida Oct 24, 2018

    Young People Back Single-Payer Health Care, Poll Finds

    Large majorities of young Americans want to see an expansion of government services, including a single-payer health care program, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV. According to the poll, 69 percent of young Americans between the ages of 15 and 34 favor a national health plan, known as a single-payer...

  • President Oct 10, 2018

    Young People Interested But Also Feeling Anxious Ahead of Election, Poll Says

    Engaged? Check. Anxious? Check. With weeks to go until the November midterm elections, more young Americans are interested but, according to a new poll, they’re also feeling more anxious about the results. A poll released Wednesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that more young people now say they are feeling anxious about the...

  • United States Mar 26, 2018

    Most Americans Say Country Is Headed Wrong Way: Poll

    While Americans say they’re feeling slightly better about the current direction of the country than they did last month, their overall outlook for the future remains quite dim, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The poll released Monday finds that 37 percent of Americans believe the country is headed in the right...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Americans Say Congress Listens to the Wrong People: Study

    Looking for common ground with your neighbor these days? Try switching subjects from the weather to Congress. Chances are, you both agree it’s terrible. In red, blue or purple states, in middle America or on the coasts, most Americans loathe the nation’s legislature. One big reason: Most think lawmakers are listening to all the wrong people, suggests a new study...

  • Donald Trump Dec 15, 2017

    Most Believe Trump Trying to Obstruct Russia Probe: Poll

    Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia — and they think he’s trying to obstruct the investigation looking into those possible connections. The deeply divided country is more concerned about health care and the economy than any collusion with the Kremlin, according to a new poll by...

  • Donald Trump Oct 23, 2017

    Tale of 2 Brothers in Vegas Shooting: 1 Victim, 1 Rescuer

    It wasn’t unusual that brothers Nicholas and Anthony Robone were together at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Oct. 1 when a gunman opened fire on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, striking Nick, 28, in the upper chest and forcing firefighter and paramedic Tony, 25, into the role of his big brother’s rescuer. They...

  • Donald Trump Oct 22, 2017

    Vegas Rebranding Shows Difficulty of Messaging After Tragedy

    As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city where branding is everything. “What happens here, stays here,” the official slogan advertising agency R&R Partners developed in 2002, with...

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2017

    Vegas Shooting Doesn't Change Opinions on Guns: Poll

    The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans’ opinions about gun laws. The nation is closely divided on whether restricting firearms would reduce such mass shootings or homicides, though a majority favor tighter laws as they have for several years, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Donald Trump Oct 16, 2017

    Hurricane Ophelia's Remnants Batter UK, Ireland; 3 Dead

    The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland with wind gusts of up to 80 mph on Monday, killing at least three people, grounding planes, shutting schools and causing widespread power outages. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar urged people to stay indoors until the storm passed. Tens of thousands of homes were without power and the military was placed on...

  • Donald Trump Oct 12, 2017

    Americans Blame Wild Weather on Global Warming: Poll

    After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria blitzed the nation, most Americans think weather disasters are getting more severe and see global warming’s fingerprints. A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 68 percent of Americans think weather disasters seem to be worsening, compared to 28 percent who think they are staying the same and...

  • Donald Trump Jun 19, 2017

    Poll: Courts Are Right in Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

    Most Americans say federal courts are acting properly in blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Two versions of the travel ban targeting Muslim-majority countries have been put on hold by federal courts. Trump says the ban is necessary to keep would-be terrorists from traveling to the...

  • Donald Trump Jun 15, 2017

    Most in US Think Trump Meddled in Russia Probe, Poll Shows

    A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia’s alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows. Just one in five support his decision to oust James Comey from the FBI. Following Comey’s blockbuster appearance before Congress, an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll shows...

  • United States May 24, 2017

    Americans Don't Trust Media, But Feel Better About Favorites

    While Americans have doubts about how much they should trust the “news media” in general, a poll by the Media Insight Project released Wednesday suggests they have a higher opinion of the sources they personally rely upon to follow the world. The survey by the project, a partnership between The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and American Press...

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