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Americans offer mixed guidance on the future of immigration, although slightly more now say they want it decreased than increased. The shift is driven by Republicans.

Amid rapidly rising consumer prices, nearly four in 10 Americans have cut spending on healthcare or other basic needs due to rising healthcare costs.

A steady 39% of Americans say they have felt the urge to protest, and abortion is currently the top issue motivating them to do so.

As the federal government contemplates funding projects intended to mitigate the effects of extreme weather, how concerned are Americans about a warming Earth?

In the wake of key decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, the public's approval of its job remains little changed overall but with record-high division among partisans.

While inflation, government and the economy remain the top U.S. problems, 8% of Americans now mention abortion, the highest percentage mentioning that issue in Gallup's records.

President Joe Biden's job approval rating has fallen to a new low of 38%.

An analysis of Gallup data since 2001 finds younger Republicans' concern about the quality of the environment is significantly higher than that of older Republicans.

Americans' confidence in two facets of the news media -- newspapers and television news -- has fallen to record low points.

The recent Supreme Court decision on abortion highlights the increasing power of state legislatures, a shift Americans tend to endorse.

U.S. confidence in public schools has sunk back to where it was pre-pandemic, but Democrats' confidence is up while Republicans' is down.

Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida takes office as Japan faces substantial economic woes as a parliamentary election quickly approaches.

A slim majority of U.S. registered voters say their representative in Congress deserves reelection, and 21% say most members do. Both figures are near the lows Gallup has measured in past midterm election years.

Iranians continue to report economic woes, with 59% saying their local economies are getting worse and 91% reporting it is a bad time to find a job where they live.

Personal freedom and freedom of the press were casualties in Myanmar's military coup that took place one year ago. Perceived media freedom in the country plunged from 66% in 2020 to 33% in 2021.

On the first anniversary of Myanmar's military coup, Gallup surveys show that people's confidence in their government has plummeted and that most in Myanmar do not feel safe.

As inflation in Turkey hits sky-high levels, Turks rate their lives worse than ever, and the majority find it hard to get by. Turks' struggles have rocked their confidence in the national government, now at a record-low 37%.