If Americans Could Live Anywhere in the World, They'd Still Choose U.S.

This Fourth of July, Americans will celebrate the independence of the United States of America, and most say wouldn’t choose to live anywhere else. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that, if they could live anywhere in the world, 78% of American Adults would still choose to live in the United […]

Overnight Open Thread: Pass The ShamPoodle!

Via Daily Mail: The bathtime routine of a group of adorable ‘teddy bear’ pups has gone viral after their owner filmed the cute canines enjoying the warmth of their very own dog dryer. Over 17 million people have watched the loveable family of Poodles and Malteses getting a thorough clean in an Instagram video uploaded […]

Overnight Defense: US blames ISIS for Turkey attack | Afghan visas in spending bill | Army rolls up its sleeves

THE TOPLINE: U.S. officials are pinning blame on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for Tuesday night’s attack in Istanbul, backing up what Turkish officials said.At least 41 people were killed and more than 200 injured in the attack at… More >

More Americans Are Taking Summer Vacations

Could this be a sign of a recovering economy? More Americans say they have taken summer vacations or plan to take one this year than they have for several years. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls).  Rasmussen Reports updates are also […]

Gallup Vault: Population Fears Didn't Scare Americans at First

Americans had a measured first reaction to dire predictions about global population growth. More >

Overnight Defense: Benghazi report fallout | Nearly 50 dead after Istanbul attack

THE TOPLINE: Nearly 50 people were killed and more than 60 wounded after explosions and gunfire struck the largest airport in Turkey on Tuesday. A Turkish official told Reuters that two suspects blew themselves up at Istanbul’s Ataturk… More >

Global terror database World-Check leaked

Thomson Reuters ‘working furiously’ to secure 2.2 million sensitive records. The terrorist database used by global banks and intelligence agencies World-Check has reportedly leaked online.… More >

Most Here Aren’t Worried About ‘Brexit’

Despite the media panic and market swings that have resulted, Americans still aren’t sweating Great Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and are not particularly worried that the “Brexit” will hurt them in the pocketbook. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 26% of Likely U.S. Voters believe Great Britain’s […]

No Immediate Brexit Effect on U.S. Economic Confidence

The United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union did not immediately affect confidence in the U.S. economy. Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index was -16 in three-day rolling averages recorded before and after the referendum. More >

Republicans to release Benghazi report Tuesday

The GOP-led House Select Committee on Benghazi will release on Tuesday its final report about the handling of the 2012 terrorist attacks in Libya, according to Bloomberg.The committee, helmed by Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), will hold a news… More >