Americas

The FINANCIAL -- Cutting-edge biomedical technologies that could push the boundaries of human abilities may soon be available, making people’s minds sharper and their bodies stronger and healthier than ever before. But a new Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults shows that majorities greet the possibility of these breakthroughs with more wariness and worry than enthusiasm and ...

The FINANCIAL -- Roughly half of Americans say they have bought a state lottery ticket within the last year, similar to the figures recorded in 2003 and 2007, but down considerably from the 57% who ...

The FINANCIAL -- For starters, John Kasich, the Republican governor of Ohio and an unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination this year, didn’t show up even though the convention is in ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' satisfaction with the way things are going in the U.S. dropped 12 percentage points in the past month, amid high-profile police killings of black men and mass shootings of ...

The FINANCIAL -- President Barack Obama averaged 50.9% job approval during his 30th quarter in office, which began on April 20 and ended on July 19. This is up from a 49.5% average in his 29th ...

The FINANCIAL -- Two-thirds of Americans oppose immigration plans advocated by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump -- building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and deporting immigrants ...

The FINANCIAL -- If Hillary Clinton as expected is formally nominated this week as the Democratic candidate for president, we could be looking not only at our first woman chief executive but also our ...

The FINANCIAL -- Following last week’s Republican National Convention, Donald Trump has a slight lead over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the key state of ...

The FINANCIAL -- Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the ...

The FINANCIAL -- As Venezuela edged closer to collapse in 2015, the country's score on Gallup's Law and Order Index - its annual global gauge of people's sense of security - dropped to a new record ...

The FINANCIAL -- Twenty-four percent (24%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the ...