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Emily Swanson

Most Americans Admit They Don't Tip Hotel Housekeepers

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business

A lot of Americans don't tip hotel housekeeping staff, and many have no idea that they should, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. The survey was con...

Emily Swanson

Americans Back Airstrikes On ISIS Even Though They Don't Think They'll Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics

Americans remain big supporters of airstrikes against the Islamic State militants, even though few think they'll do any good, a new HuffPost/YouGov po...

Emily Swanson

Even Supporters Of Spanking Think What Adrian Peterson Did Should Be Illegal

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.18.2014 | Parents

The vast majority of Americans think what NFL running back Adrian Peterson allegedly did to his 4-year-old son -- a spanking that left bruises and bre...

Rachel Lienesch

Here's What Americans Think The U.S. Should Do About Ebola

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced that the U.S. would be sending 3,000 American military personnel to West Africa to help fight the Ebola ou...

Royal Baby News Doesn't Really Excite Americans

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 09.15.2014 | Media

Last week, Great Britain's royal family announced that Kate Middleton, aka the Duchess of Cambridge, is pregnant with her second child. A new HuffPost...

Emily Swanson

Most Americans Think It's A Bad Idea To Give Guns To Young Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

The vast majority of Americans think it's a bad idea to place a military-style weapon in the hands of a small child, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows....

Emily Swanson

Americans Are Happy With Ray Rice's Indefinite Suspension, Not So Happy With The NFL

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

Most Americans approve of the indefinite suspension the NFL finally handed to former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice after video surfaced of Ri...

Emily Swanson

If Your Nudes Leak, Vast Majority Of Americans Say It's Your Fault

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.05.2014 | Technology

The vast majority of Americans think that when you take embarrassing pictures on your cell phone -- something a fair share of Americans admit doing --...

Emily Swanson

Do Most White Americans Really Only Have White Friends? Let's Take A Closer Look

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

A majority of white Americans have few, if any, close confidants who are non-white, according to a recent study. But some media outlets went further t...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Americans Are On Team Recliner In The Airplane Seat Wars

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.30.2014 | Travel

The fight over whether it's rude to recline your airplane seat has led to the diversion of two flights in one week after passengers began fighting -- ...

Emily Swanson

Most Americans Now Support Airstrikes In Syria, Poll Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

A majority of Americans think the United States should expand its military campaign against ISIS insurgents in Iraq into Syria as well, a new HuffPost...

Emily Swanson

Few Americans Think The U.S. Has An Obligation To Defend Ukraine

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

Amid increasingly hostile Russian actions, less than one-third of Americans think the United States should defend Ukraine against actual Russian troop...

Emily Swanson

American Support For Airstrikes In Iraq Solidifies

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

American support for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq has solidified in recent weeks, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But the survey shows continued wariness...

Emily Swanson

Most Americans Say The Government Shouldn't Pay Ransoms, But Would Pay One Themselves

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

Most Americans don't think the United States should pay ransoms for hostages being held abroad, even as most say they personally would pay a ransom to...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans Want Government More Active In Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

Americans support a more active role for the federal government in investigating how colleges and universities handle sexual assault, but are divided ...

Emily Swanson

America Nominates Obama, Putin And Kim Jong Un To Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

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Emily Swanson

Americans Oppose Police Militarization, Poll Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

Most Americans think it's unnecessary for the police to use military weapons as tools for law enforcement, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. ...

Emily Swanson

Black Americans Much Less Likely Than Whites To Trust That Police Won't Use Excessive Force

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.21.2014 | Black Voices

Black Americans are more likely than white Americans to express distrust in their local police departments, especially when it comes to use of excessi...

Emily Swanson

Black Americans Much More Likely To See Race As Factor In Michael Brown Shooting: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.22.2014 | Black Voices

Two new polls show Americans are divided over the role race played in the recent shooting of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Black Amer...

Emily Swanson

4 In 10 Black Americans Think Relationships With Police Have Gotten Worse In Last 20 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Black Voices

Black Americans are more likely to think blacks' relationships with police have gotten worse rather than better over the past 20 years, and only a thi...

Nearly Half Of Americans Don't Believe Cops Who Kill People Will Be Brought To Justice

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.14.2014 | Black Voices

Nearly half of Americans don't trust that justice will be served after police officers kill civilians, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted d...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

If It's Not Their Water Being Banned, Americans Shrug Off Safety Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- More than a week after authorities lifted the tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio, a wary Darlene Blakely is still trying to remember not to t...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans Support Air Strikes In Iraq, But Strongly Oppose Sending In Troops

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

Americans back President Barack Obama's decision to begin conducting air strikes in Iraq, but strongly oppose sending American ground troops to fight ...

Emily Swanson

Americans Say No To Guns For Blind People

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

Earlier this week, a commentator for NRA News raised eyebrows with a video making the case for letting the blind legally carry guns in public. Most Am...

Emily Swanson

Americans Support Legal Pot Smoking, As Long As It's Not In Public Places

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Americans are largely in support of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But the poll shows Americans are even...