57% of Americans disagreed with the statement “Success in life is pretty much determined by forces outside our control,” a higher percentage than most other nations and far above the global median of 38%.
When he takes office next week, President-elect Donald J. Trump will inherit an array of global threats in the view of the public. About eight-in-ten Americans say ISIS poses a major threat to the well-being of the United States, and 71% say the same about cyberattacks from other countries.
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Majorities of police officers say that recent high-profile encounters between black citizens and police have made their jobs riskier and left many officers reluctant to fully carry out some of their duties, according to a new Pew Research Center survey conducted by the National Police Research Platform.