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GDP Surged But Americans Are Struggling With Inflation—Record 79% Say It Will Get Worse

Topline Despite solid economic growth, a record number of Americans predict higher inflation, according to a … [+] new Gallup poll. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Key Facts The U.S. economy grew 6.9% in the fourth quarter—despite surging inflation—thanks to an uptick in consumer spending, exports and private investments, the government said Thursday. For the full year,…

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More Americans Want A GOP President Over Biden In 2024—But Not If It’s Trump Or His Rivals, Poll Finds

Topline More Americans would back a generic Republican candidate over President Joe Biden in 2024 as his approval ratings hit record lows, a new Morning Consult/Politico poll finds—but while ex-President Donald Trump is favored to win the GOP nomination, neither him nor the other top Republican contenders would beat Biden in a head-to-head matchup. Former…

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Americans Trust in Science Now Deeply Polarized. Poll Results

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans’ faith in science is falling as Democrats rely on it even more, with a trust gap in science and medicine widening substantially during the COVID-19 pandemic, new survey data shows. It’s the largest gap in nearly five decades of polling by the General Social Survey, a widely respected trend survey conducted…

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Majority Of Americans Still Want Employer Vaccine Mandates After Supreme Court Blocks Biden Policy, Poll Finds

Topline A majority of Americans continue to believe employers should require their workers to get vaccinated against coronavirus, according to a Morning Consult poll, after the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked the Biden Administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on Thursday and left companies to decide whether or not to keep their requirements in place.…

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Nearly half of Americans gained weight in Pandemic’s first year

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Did you watch your waistline expand during lockdown? You’re not alone. Nearly half of U.S. adults piled on excess pounds during the first year of the pandemic, making a national obesity crisis even worse, a new study shows. “Obesity was an epidemic before…

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Many Americans ‘Frustrated’ With Biden After First Year–Approval Numbers Still Better Than Trump’s

Topline Nearly one year into Joe Biden’s presidency, half  of Americans report being frustrated with his performance and are unsatisfied with his handling of the economy, high inflation rates and the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a poll released Sunday from CBS News and YouGov.  U.S. President Joe Biden gives remarks on his administration’s response to…

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CDC urges Americans to use N95 masks

Registered nurse Scott McGieson wears an N95 mask as he walks out of a patient’s room in the acute care unit of Harborview Medical Center, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, in Seattle. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is deploying 100 members of the state National Guard to hospitals across the state amid staff shortages due to an…

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Americans Fall into deeper debt as their incomes drop and the cost of living rises

More Americans are falling deeper into debt as median incomes have dropped amid the rising costs of housing, food, gas, transportation and medical care.According to the 2021 American Household Credit Card Debt Study, NerdWallet found that U.S. households are $15.24 trillion in debt. That is up 6.2 percent from 2020 to 2021.Of the collective debt…

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Americans Donations to Religious Organizations Still at All-Time Low: Gallup

Donations to charities rebounded in 2021 among U.S. adults, although donations to religious organizations remained at an all-time low, according to a new Gallup survey.Eighty-one percent of American adults say they donated money to a charitable cause in 2021 – a major rebound from a poll in 2020 that found a record-low 73 percent answering…

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A record 4.5 Mi)ion Americans quit their Jobs in November,

A record 4.5 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This pushed the layoff rate to 3%, equivalent to the peak in September. Workers were more likely to quit their jobs in the hospitality sector, which had by far the highest exit rate at 6.1% in November,…