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POLL: Voters Support Foreign Policy Approach That Prioritizes Diplomacy

Peter Yeo | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics
Peter Yeo

A new poll conducted by a bipartisan research team and released today by the Better World Campaign finds that registered voters favor a foreign policy approach that embraces a partnership model.

Latino Voters Call for an Aggressive Agenda to Protect the Environment

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 10.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Hector E. Sanchez

As we head into an election year and continue efforts to make Latino voices and priorities heard, policymakers should take note of the range of issues Latino voters care about. Our community recognizes that protecting the environment is critical and we want action, on all fronts.

With Biden Out, Clinton Likely To Get A Bump In The Polls

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton, already seeing an uptick from her strong performance in the first Democratic primary debate, is likely to get another boost following...

Approximating the Truth

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

Living in the information age is amazing. The difficulty is that we can't always know what actually counts as information.

Most Americans Remain Supportive Of The Death Penalty

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

A large majority of Americans continue to favor capital punishment for those convicted of murder, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday. Sixty...

HuffPost/YouGov Poll Shows Democrats Name Clinton Debate Winner

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate on CNN did what debates usually do, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. It allowed the two leading candi...

So, Who Won the #DemDebate?

Emil Mella | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Emil Mella

A presidential primary debate should be a proud symposium of ideas. A profound series of respectful arguments among ideological companions for the chance to be their party's standard-bearer in a massive and historically gorgeous democratic exercise.

A Healthy Dare in Love and Life

Yobie Benjamin | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Yobie Benjamin

Love is the feeling of commitment when commitment is most in doubt. Love is forgiveness and it is selfless in forgiving because we are all imperfect. Love is about personal sacrifice and not about personal avarice.

Finding Our Common Ground in Los Angeles

John E. Kobara | Posted 10.08.2016 | Los Angeles
John E. Kobara

Time and again I have seen how individual action is blunted by an inability to engage. Los Angeles County is a big and diverse place, where our challenges -- from ending homelessness to providing quality public education -- seem insurmountable.

Making Love on a Whim

Oliver Leung | Posted 10.07.2016 | Technology
Oliver Leung

There are plenty of opportunities to find prospects online, but according to Eve Peters, <5 percent of matches on today's dating apps actually culminate in a date, and it takes an average of two weeks of back-and-forth texting to build up to a single real-life encounter.

You Won't Be Seeing Any Gallup Polls This Primary Season

Politico | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

Gallup has been the country's gold standard for horse-race election polling ever since its legendary founder, George Gallup, predicted Franklin Roosev...

Valuing Survey Data on the Value of College

Hunter Gehlbach | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
Hunter Gehlbach

In the past forty-eight hours media outlets from The Chronicle of Higher Education to the Wall Street Journal have posted headlines questioning the value of college. Their stories stem from a new poll of alumni reporting that only half of those polled strongly agree that college was worth the cost of attending.

The Five Reasons That 'The Donald' is Done by December

Jeff Wald | Posted 10.02.2016 | Entertainment
Jeff Wald

At some point during December it will all come together. Donald will be dropping in the polls as his act grows tiresome, his lack of policies start to hurt and as other candidates' machines start to matter.

HUFFPOLLSTER: Pollsters Debate If Modern Surveys Can Be Trusted

The Huffington Post | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

Survey response rates have hit all-time lows, yet telephone pollsters argue their samples can still be representative and accurate. Online pollsters, ...

Thinking About Retirement Stress You Out? You're Not Alone!

David Rae | Posted 09.24.2016 | Business
David Rae

With the improving economy, consumer confidence and spending are going up. But so are lifestyle inflation and its evil sister DEBT. At the same time, the recent stock market turmoil has quickly reminded people that investing isn't always easy.

Poll Highlights Importance of Nutritious School Meals for Every Child

Carla Thompson | Posted 09.22.2016 | Education
Carla Thompson

The national school meal nutrition standards help ensures kids eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains. And kids are doing just that -- a Harvard University study found fruit consumption increased 23 percent, and vegetable consumption increased 16 percent after the new nutrition standards were implemented in 2012.

On the Minimum Wage, Santorum Has It Right

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Jeffrey Buchanan

Some commentators were surprised to hear this coming from the Republican debate stage. And that's too bad. The media continues to falsely paint the minimum wage as a strictly partisan issue--and it's a gross misrepresentation.

Clinton's Lead Over Sanders Both Growing And Shrinking, According To CNN

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

We woke up to a pretty extraordinary email this morning from CNN's PR team. It contained the results of their latest poll, conducted by ORC Internatio...

A Lot Of Managers Want to Raise The Minimum Wage, Too

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business

A 64 percent majority of hiring and human resource managers think the minimum wage should be raised in their states, according to a new online Harris ...

A New Survey Finds Hillary Clinton Losing Support Among Women

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's once-overwhelming support among women has dropped significantly since the summer, a new survey finds. In a Washington Post/ABC poll ...

Wearable Technologies: Sci-Fi Novels Gone Awry?

Sanjna Verma | Posted 09.02.2016 | Technology
Sanjna Verma

My hopes for wearable technology is that it evolves to assist our human evolution, not handicap it. I don't want to see our blood types poisoned by inserting chips unnecessarily into the crevices of our body, but I do want wearable technology to create longer lifetimes, invent eco-friendly homes, and above all, sustain the planet and humanity.

Airline Passengers: Mind Your Own Business!

Bobby Laurie | Posted 09.03.2016 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

Over the last couple of months there seems to be a trend of passengers acting as citizen journalists or their own little group of vigilantes that no one asked for.

Rewards Credit Cards Can Be Costly, Report Finds

Courtney Miller | Posted 09.03.2016 | Money
Courtney Miller

Each time shoppers swipe a rewards credit card at the register, they're earning points or miles that could be used for flights and hotels. But those r...

Republicans Like Obama's Ideas Better When They Think They're Donald Trump's

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

Figuring out what the public really thinks isn't always an exact science, as anyone who's seen two polls touting completely contradictory results can ...

Republicans Support Outsider Presidential Candidates Over The Establishment, Polls Show

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Non-politicians are having a moment in the Republican primary. It's not just Donald Trump. Since July, two other candidates have seen their numbers ri...