Provo and Boulder Residents Report Highest Daily Learning
Residents of Provo-Orem, Utah, and Boulder, Colo., are the most likely to say they learned something new or interesting "yesterday." Communities with the highest levels of reported daily learning tend to have a large university.

The one in five adults who said they worked on farms in 2012 in sub-Saharan Africa could play an important role in eradicating hunger and reducing poverty, but the demographics of these farm workers may have to change first.

Americans' top financial concern is not having enough money for retirement, followed by unexpected medical costs and maintaining their standard of living. A majority of Americans have been worried about retirement savings since 2001.

Americans' Ratings of Their Personal Finances Inch Up
Americans continue to become more positive about their personal financial situations, with an increase in those who rate their finances as excellent or good and those who say they have enough money to live comfortably.

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What's More Important: Talent or Engagement?
Like many companies, retailer ANN INC. didn't know which was more crucial for high-performing managers and employees. A Gallup study offered illuminating answers.
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Interactive Features

Politics

Global Warming or Climate Change: Is There a Difference?

In a guest commentary for Gallup, Riley Dunlap, Regents Professor of Sociology at Oklahoma State University, explores differences in Americans' views when they hear the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

Obama Job Approval Up Slightly in Most Recent Quarter

President Barack Obama's job approval rating averaged 42.4% during his 21st quarter in office, a slight improvement from 41.2% in the prior quarter, but still one of his lowest quarterly averages as president.

Economy

Retirement Remains Americans' Top Financial Worry

Americans' top financial concern is not having enough money for retirement, followed by unexpected medical costs and maintaining their standard of living. A majority of Americans have been worried about retirement savings since 2001.

U.S. Economic Confidence Stable at -15

Gallup's Economic Confidence Index averaged -15 for the week ending April 20. This is consistent with the previous three weekly readings.

Well-Being

Newly Insured in 2014 Represent About 4% of U.S. Adults

Four percent of Americans are newly insured this year. About half of this group obtained their new health insurance through a health exchange, and half got it using some other mechanism.

Higher Fines Compel Uninsured Americans to Sign Up

More uninsured adults would be willing to sign up for health insurance as penalty fines increase. However, this effect differs depending on the amount of the fine.

World

Corruption Concerns All Generations of Indian Voters

Corruption is a major issue in India's ongoing election, with 75% of Indian adults saying it is widespread in their government. This issue crosses generations, indicating India's bulging young population has the same concerns as its elders.

U.S. Tops Other Global Leaders in Approval

The leadership of the U.S. received higher approval ratings worldwide in 2013 than the leadership of Germany, the European Union, China, and Russia.

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