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Fans of the Batman films are divided over news that Ben Affleck will play Batman in an upcoming Superman film, while a majority of Americans say Superman would beat Batman in a fight. Ben Affleck has recently been cast to appear as Batman in the new Superman film, causing uproar ...
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Many Americans are unsure on whether fracking is safe or not, while Democrats and Republicans are at loggerheads over whether it should be used more widely.  President Obama is planning to visit upstate New York this week and while he hopes to talk about education, it is likely that he ...
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Unless both of your parents are US citizens, Americans tend to think you have to be born in the United States to count as “natural born” On Sunday, and amid speculation that having been born in Canada might disqualify him from the American presidency, Texas Senator Ted Cruz shared a ...
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(Week of August 19, 2013) Most Americans seem to agree with last week's federal court decision that New York City's stop and frisk law, which said police officers could stop, question and frisk anyone they deemed suspicious, had constitutional problems.  By five to three, those in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll ...
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(Week of August 19, 2013) Americans are certainly reevaluating U.S. relations with Egypt in the wake of the military ouster of President Mohammed Morsi and the government crackdown on protestors supporting his return. In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, Americans are critical of President Obama’s handling of the situation and are ...
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(Week of August 19, 2013) Two recent events have raised the question of whether or not the United Should repeat its 1980 boycott of the Olympics Games, and stay away from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia: first the temporary asylum Russia granted to NSA analyst and classified information ...
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Nearly half of Americans disapprove of how military commanders have handled the military's sex assault problem, with similar numbers saying the problem is very serious. Sexual assault in the US military has become a controversial issue in Washington, as lawmakers - and many servicemembers - have spoken out against longstanding ...
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There is limited support among Americans for alternative uses of the word 'literally', but few make a point of correcting people who do use it figuratively. Usage of the word 'literally' has expanded to the point that Merriam-Webster dictionary recently added in a second definition for the word, 'in effect ...
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