Americas

The FINANCIAL -- About 55.7% of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election, according to newly released Census Bureau figures – a slight uptick compared with 2012, but less than the record year of 2008 and well below turnout levels typical in most other developed ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' views of the economy remain positive on balance, but just barely. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaged +3 for the week ending May 7. The index is down four ...

The FINANCIAL -- Sixty-four percent of U.S. adults say same-sex marriages should be recognized by the law as valid. Although not meaningfully different from the 61% last year, this is the highest ...