America

  • Americans agree about more than they know

    5/11/13 12:36 PM Comment

    Gallup says that 7 out of 10 people say Americans are greatly divided when it comes to the most important values. Yet with a few exceptions such as issues of race and gender and views of government, opinions haven't changed much in a quarter-century of Pew polls tracking political values.

  • Elsie Thompson, oldest person in the U.S., dies

    4/1/13 3:42 PM Comment

    The oldest person in the United States, Elsie Thompson, has died at age 113, just weeks before her 114th birthday.