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U.S. church membership falls below majority for first time

STORY HIGHLIGHTS In 2020, 47% of U.S. adults belonged to a church, synagogue or mosqueDown more than 20 points from turn of the centuryChange primarily due to rise in Americans with no religious preference WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans' membership in houses of worship continued to decline...

Cyberterrorism Tops List of 11 Potential Threats to U.S.

82% of Americans say cyberterrorism is a "critical threat"Development of nuclear weapons in North Korea (77%), Iran (75%) rank nextPartisans differ most on threat level of illegal immigrants, climate change WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As the Biden administration continues to explore how it will respond to Russia's...

LGBT identification rises to 5.6% in latest U.S. estimate

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Gallup's latest update on lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender identification finds 5.6% of U.S. adults identifying as LGBT. The current estimate is up from 4.5% in Gallup's previous update based on 2017 data. Currently, 86.7% of Americans say they are heterosexual or straight, and 7.6%...

U.S. Satisfaction Sinks With Many Aspects of Public Life

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Average satisfaction with seven aspects of U.S. life down sharplyMajorities still praise quality of life and opportunity for advancementRepublicans no longer satisfied with size and power of major corporations WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans' satisfaction with seven broad aspects of the way the country functions...