Associated Press- NORC Center

  • Donald Trump Nov 3, 2019

    Poll: Interest in Campaign Is Growing, as Is Anxiety

    A year out from the 2020 general election, there already is significant interest in the presidential campaign. But a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also finds a growing share of Americans feeling anxious and frustrated compared with early in the summer. Republicans and Democrats are about equally likely to say they have been paying close...

  • New York Jul 7, 2019

    Poll: 1 in 4 Don’t Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

    Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Experts say illness, injury, layoffs and caregiving responsibilities often force older workers to leave their jobs sooner than they’d like. According to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for...

  • Facebook Oct 4, 2018

    Young People Say Online Bullying Is a Serious Problem, Poll Says

    Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don’t think they’ll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV, which also finds that about half of both young people and their parents view social media as...

  • Donald Trump May 30, 2018

    Young People Feel More Politically Empowered: Poll

    Don’t tell 20-year-old Nestor Aguilera he can’t effect change in politics. The Indiana University business major protested outside President Donald Trump’s recent appearance in Aguilera’s home of Elkhart, Indiana. And while he admits he didn’t vote in 2016, he’s promising to show up for this fall’s midterm elections. “If young people decide to go out there and vote, we have...

  • Facebook Apr 25, 2018

    Poll: Younger Americans Less Apt to Use Unique Passwords

    The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are — especially older Americans, a new survey shows. Start with the now-familiar advice to avoid reusing the same password across important accounts such as email, banking and social media....

  • California Mar 24, 2018

    Powerful Moments From Speeches at March for Our Lives Rally

    Hear some of the most emotional moments from student speeches at the Washington, D.C., March for Our Lives rally on March 24.

  • 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 20, 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 Mar 6, 2017

    Poll: Divided Americans Fret Country Losing Identity

    Add one more to the list of things dividing left and right in this country: We can’t even agree on what it means to be an American. A new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds Republicans are far more likely to cite a culture grounded in Christian beliefs and the traditions of early European immigrants...

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