Freaked-Out Americans Desperately Seek to Escape the News

Last fall, the American Psychological Association found that almost two-thirds of Americans listed “the state of the nation” as their primary source of stress, above both money and work. More than half believed that America was at its lowest point in history. Read the report by Claire Suddath on Bloomberg.com here.

The nation’s emotional exhaustion even makes an appearance in a recent Enterprise Rent-A-Car survey: When the company surveyed more than 1,100 Americans about their summer travel plans, the top three reasons given for traveling were stress, the news and the political climate.
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