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Poll: US views of Francis dim; a plunge in approval ratings

...approval ratings are now back to the level they were soon after he was elected in 2013, according to Gallup. The Pew Research Center found a similar if less dramatic pattern, with a peak in Francis' favorability at 70 percent this past February...
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Anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

...said. "She's willing to openly talk about it at least."A slim majority of Americans, 53 percent, said in a Pew Research Center survey in March that the drug should be legal. As recently as 2006, less than a third supported marijuana legalization...
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Pope urges Latin Americans to unify, spread the faith

...percent of Ecuador's population was Catholic in 1970; today, the figure is down to 79 percent, according to the Pew Research Center.In a bid to counter the trend and return the Catholic Church to its evangelizing origins, Francis has called...
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Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...those speaking Spanish at home has been declining, researchers said Tuesday.A report by the Washington-based Pew Research Center found 68 percent of Hispanics spoke only English at home or spoke English very well in 2013, up from 59 percent...
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Pope Francis at 2-year mark

...dissent from within on everything from financial reform to family issues.Is the honeymoon over?According to the Pew Research Center, not by a long shot, at least as far as ordinary faithful are concerned: Nine out of 10 U.S. Catholics have...
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Google tries to demystify privacy controls with new approach

...easier to track where they are, what they're doing and what they're thinking.A recently released survey by the Pew Research Center found 93 percent of adults in the U.S. consider being in control of their personal information to be important...
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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...
My Turn: Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics?

...of faith. But liberals welcomed the findings of the 2014 Religious Landscape Study, released last week by the Pew Research Center, which showed a country growing less religious. Republicans consistently do well among voters with strong religious...
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...
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...


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