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2014-06-11 04:21:30

Younger generations' interest put soccer and World Cup in likely growth position NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first matches are only hours away, and over the course of the month-long tournament billions (with a "b") of fans will look to catch some of the action, whether on TV, on the radio, via other assorted media or even on-site. But while most of the world is getting ready for the event, here in the U.S. neither the tournament nor soccer itself have reached mainstream...

2014-06-10 04:22:21

Salt and sugar are the top suspects; gluten restrictions on the rise NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans (87%) say they're making an effort to eat healthy - and with good reason, as a majority say they or someone in their household monitor or restrict their intake of a nutritional component like gluten or sugar, according to a new Harris Poll. Six in ten American adults (60%, a slight uptick from 57% in 2011) say they restrict at least one nutritional component from their...

2014-06-03 04:21:02

More than three in five say U.S. government is right to speak out about possible human rights abuses in Russia, China, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to the United States being the "world's policeman" there are certain things that can trigger the U.S. getting involved in another country. In the not-too-distant past, the stories about what might be occurring inside another country were just that - stories. But now, with...

2014-06-02 04:20:42

With rules loosening for electronic devices on flights, a majority of Americans draw the line at allowing passengers to make calls from the air NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-thirds of Americans (66%) have at least one leisure trip planned for the summer of 2014 (May through August), a slight increase from 64% last year and a more notable growth when compared to the 60% who were planning a summer leisure trip two years ago. Whether it's a reflection of an improving...

2014-05-29 04:21:11

President Obama and Pope Francis seen as most influential at the international level NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In this interconnected global world, the leaders of other countries are more of a known entity then they were just a decade ago. In looking at how Americans feel about 16 leaders, the most striking thing is that the only two leaders whom a majority of U.S. adults have good opinions of are not leaders of countries, per se, but rather spiritual leaders....

2014-05-27 12:29:11

Congress, however, stays mired in historic lows NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of dreariness, the unofficial arrival of summer brings sunshine and thoughts of better times. And this overall attitude seems to hold true not just for the weather and season, but in regards to the state of the country as well. First, President Obama seems to be making some headway with the American public, as almost two in five (38%) give the overall job he is doing positive ratings...

2014-05-22 04:21:10

Two in ten Americans know someone who is hungry NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-one percent of U.S. adults - an estimated 50.4 million* - know someone who doesn't have enough to eat, and 43% of those who do say it's someone close to them. In total, this means that roughly one in ten (9%) U.S. adults - or roughly 21.6 Million** - have someone close to them who is hungry. As such, it shouldn't come as a surprise that a strong majority of Americans (76%) see the problem of hunger...

2014-05-13 04:22:10

Britons more likely to vote for party which supports country's exit of EU than its continued membership NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Financial Times/Harris Poll in the five largest European countries looks at the upcoming elections in the European Union as well as the attitudes towards jobs and the economy in each of these countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO Later this month the next European election will be held and over half of adults in...

2014-05-12 12:29:38

Science, technology and the Constitution get highest marks; the Constitution, along with TV and entertainment, are better in U.S. than elsewhere NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll measures what Americans think about the United States or, more specifically, how they rate 16 elements of American life and then how these elements compare with other developed nations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO For here in the United States, strong...

2014-05-07 23:14:08

A new survey regarding wedding debt, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Lexington Law, finds that men are more willing than women to incur debt when paying for dream weddings. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Lexington Law, the nation’s leading credit repair provider, has announced several findings regarding American views on wedding debts and expenses. The study was conducted online by Harris Poll for Lexington Law between April 21 and 24 among 2,039 adults ages 18 and...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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