The Pew Research Center poll studied differences of opinions on issues ranging from climate change to vaccines to evolution.
The project run by K&L Gates law firm is the first of its kind, and scholars say copyright law is a good way to tackle "revenge porn."
In recent months, the ruling Communist Party has attempted to tighten control over educational institutions in the country.
The discussions, aimed at ending the over four-year Syrian civil war, were not attended by the U.S.-backed Syrian National Coalition.
Officials said a leak in a pipe from a gas truck was believed to have triggered the explosion.
President Obama aimed some jabs at Republicans at a Democratic retreat in Philadelphia on Thursday.
Robert Ladd had an IQ of 67 and was deemed mentally retarded by a psychiatrist, according to defense attorneys.