Is the US an inward or outward looking society, in terms that do Americans just have their mind on what's happening in the 50 states?

Or do they think on a daily basis on what is happening in Toronto, Rio de Janeiro, Las Palmas, Paris, Amsterdam, Sydney, Hong Kong? Do most Americans also learn foreign languages like Dutch and German via Rosetta Stone, read international news magazines such as The Economist and also follow the global weather... show more Or do they think on a daily basis on what is happening in Toronto, Rio de Janeiro, Las Palmas, Paris, Amsterdam, Sydney, Hong Kong?

Do most Americans also learn foreign languages like Dutch and German via Rosetta Stone, read international news magazines such as The Economist and also follow the global weather forecasts on BBC News 24?

How internationally minded and concerned is the country in practice beyond and outside of the 50 states?
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