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Majority in U.S. say rich pay too little in taxes

As the income gap between rich and poor widens, a majority of Americans say the growing divide is bad for the country and believe that wealthy people are not paying enough in taxes, according to a new survey. The poll released Monday by the Pew Research Center points to a particular challenge for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, whose party's policies are viewed by a wide majority as favoring the rich over the middle class and poor.


Asian-Americans more satisfied with life, Pew report finds

Asian Americans

Asian-Americans, the fastest-growing racial group in the country, are more satisfied than the general public with their own lives and the nation’s direction, a new national survey finds.

Senh: Asian-Americans, in general, are better educated and earn more than the average American. Of course, they're happier.


Report: Americans fail to appreciate local papers

A majority of Americans don't seem to recognize the value of their local newspaper. According to a survey from the Pew Research Center, most people say they wouldn't miss local news if their newspaper no longer existed.

Senh: That's bad news for AOL's and other major players like Google, Yelp, and Citysearch.


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