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My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...opportunity to learn about the role Islam plays in their life stories and dreams.According to a five-year study by the Pew Research Center, Muslims across the world have a lot in common with practicing Christians in America. The study included more...
Mormon church bucks the trend

...University of California Berkeley during an August 2013 event on religion trends in the U.S., organized by the PEW Research Center.Church membership and religious activity has waxed and waned over the years, he explained, but there has been...
Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...contrary to popular belief, teenagers make up less than a quarter of minimum-wage earners. According to the Pew Research Center, 50 percent are over 25 years old. Many have children and are forced to work two jobs to make ends meet. That's...
Deportation big issue for Asians, Hispanics

...illegally than creating a pathway to U.S. citizenship, a new study finds.Two polls released Thursday by the Pew Research Center expose a potential conflict for two minority groups that voted overwhelmingly last year for President Barack Obama...
Governing, not government, is our problem to solve

...And, generally speaking, a majority of Americans value their work. In fact, based on a recent poll by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, every federal agency except the IRS is viewed favorably by the American people...
Immigrants' children more Democratic than parents

...heritage while casting themselves as liberal on social issues.A wide-ranging study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center lays bare some of the difficulties for the Republican Party following elections last November, when President Obama...
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Reports show gun homicides down since 1990s

...dropped from 18,253 in 1993 to 11,101 in 2011. That's a 39 percent reduction.Another report by the private Pew Research Center found a similar decline by looking at the rate of gun homicides, which compares the number of killings to the size...
Black voter turnout passes whites in 2012 the presidency, given current population trends, Frey said.Paul Taylor, executive vice president of the Pew Research Center, indicated the economy will be an important factor in future elections, noting that Hispanics and young people...
Is the GOP self-destructing? that the most committed Republican voters aren't interested in compromise. A poll released last week by the Pew Research Center found that most Republican voters don't think the GOP is conservative enough - especially on government spending...
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Report: Public libraries and printed books still big with younger generation

A recent report from the Pew Research Center offers encouraging news for the future of print media...found.Kathryn Zickuhr, research analyst at the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project and a co-author...


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