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This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio marks his first 100 days in office, and a new NY1/New York Times/Siena poll asks New Yorkers how he's doing...He was the candidate of the 99 percent, but not quite half of the city approves of Bill de Blasio now that
A new poll shows Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity has dipped five percentage points ahead of October's presidential elections. The Datafolha polling institute says 36 percent of respondents rated Rousseff's government as "great/good"
She said marijuana-related emergency department visits had jumped by 48 percent between 2007 and 2011 -- with marijuana only slightly trailing cocaine as the most-cited reason for emergency room visits. Pew said it questioned 1,821 adults across the
With only a week to go until Tuesday's Democratic Primary, the three-way race for the District 76 seat in the Texas House is wide open, according to a tracking poll released by challenger Cesar Blanco. His two opponents each disputed the accuracy of
Just over half of Americans surveyed plan to watch or follow the Winter Olympics, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll, and one-third of respondents say they have only a little or no confidence about Russia's ability to safeguard safety at the
Opinions about the U.S. economy and its chances for improvement are holding steady at discouraging levels, Harris Interactive said Friday. In a Jan. 15-20 poll of 2,236 adults, Harris said 28 percent of respondents indicated President Barack Obama
Thinkstock Retirement Alan Gratias collects firewood for the hearths inside of his Loyalist home in Prince Edward County, Ontario Friday Feb. 1, 2013 The Globe and Mail Retirement Retirement There is also a
N.Y. (AP) When it comes to phrases that annoy, it looks like it's "whatever" forever. Pollsters at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., found that Americans considered "whatever" to be the most annoying word or phrase in conversation for a fifth
Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Consumer confidence in Taiwan edged lower in November after having risen the previous two months as confidence in the stock market weakened, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is up for election next year and a new poll shows his popularity soaring at the right time. The Quinnipiac University survey gives Cuomo a 62 percent approval rating among New York State voters. That's up from the 53 percent he