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Americans want to become carbon neutral but don’t want the steps required

Mixed messages — The country hasn’t come to grips with what carbon neutrality actually means. John Timmer – Mar 4, 2022 8:49 pm UTC Earlier this week, the Pew Research Center announced the results of polling that asked the US public its thoughts on how to address climate change. While the usual partisan split was apparent,…

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Joe Biden Said What Americans Needed to Hear: “We’re Going to Be O.K.”

It has been a very long time since a State of the Union address lifted a president’s approval rating from underwater to the dry ground above 50%. You need to go all the way back to 1996, and Bill Clinton’s “the era of big government is over” speech—and Clinton’s six-point bounce came on top of…

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43% of Americans—140 million—have had COVID, CDC estimates

Estimates — About 37 million infected in omicron wave, and 58% of kids were infected at some point. Beth Mole – Mar 1, 2022 10:15 pm UTC Enlarge / Blood samples for COVID-19 antibody testing.An estimated 140 million people in the US—around 43 percent—have had COVID-19, according to the latest analysis by the Centers for…

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Some Americans welcome new CDC mask guidance, others wary

Patrons eat indoors at Philippe the Original restaurant in Los Angeles, Friday. Feb. 25, 2022. Los Angeles County will began allowing people to remove their masks while indoors if they are vaccinated as the omicron winter surge continues to ease, officials announced Thursday. Americans who have been clamoring for an end to mask-wearing have welcomed…

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Canadians, Americans Boycotting Russian Vodka Amid Ukraine Invasion

Russia Boycott U.S., Canadians Say Hell No to Vodka … Pouring Out Stoli!!! 2/26/2022 10:50 AM PT Americans and Canadians are banding together to kick a bad habit — chucking Russian vodka by the liter in protest of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine … in hopes of sending a message. Of course, President Biden and other…

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Too Many Americans Are Getting ‘Low-Value’ Medical Tests

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When your cardiologist orders a test, do you stop to ask why you need it? You probably don’t — but perhaps you should, according to a new report from the American Heart Association (AHA).Too many Americans receive heart tests and treatments that do little good, and more needs…

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CDC: Many Americans are able to take a break from wearing masks

by Carla K. Johnson and Mike Stobbe A shopper waring a proactive mask as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus selects fruit at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The majority of healthy Americans, including students in schools, can safely take a break from wearing masks under new U.S.…

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Less Than Half of Americans Find Pastors to Be ‘Trustworthy Sources of Wisdom,’ Research Finds

According to new data from Barna Research Group, less than half of American adults, including non-Christians, find pastors to be “very reliable” sources of wisdom when it comes to spiritual matters.The Rev. Glenn Packiam, a senior fellow at the Barna Group, included the research in his latest book, The Resilient Pastor. The book, released on February…

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Americans are less likely to move as time passes

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Migration in the United States has been on a downward trend since the 1960s, according to new research from Rice University. “Age, period and cohort effects contributing to the Great American Migration Slowdown” appears in a recent edition of the journal Demographic Research and was authored by Robert Bozick, a senior…

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The future of masculinity: Why Americans are fighting

Today isn’t the first time societies have convulsed – in America and elsewhere – over questions of a “crisis in masculinity” amid rising rights for women. In the current battles, conservative thinkers and populist leaders have decried what they call the left’s “gender ideology,” which they perceive as deconstructing the biological differences between men and women…