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by Frank Newport

President Donald Trump's job approval rating fell to 36% over the weekend after Republicans' failed effort Friday to repeal and replace Obamacare.

by Frank Newport

Highly religious Americans give Donald Trump higher job approval ratings than those who are not religious -- an expected pattern, given the relationship between religiosity and partisanship in politics today.

The United Nations launches its "World Happiness Report" today. Leaders should pay close attention to the results.

by Frank Newport and Alyssa Davis

Following expected patterns, President Trump's 31% approval rating among American Jews is 11 points lower than his approval rating overall.

As debates about immigration intensify, there's a major factor to consider: Many entrepreneurial migrants are job creators.

by Jake Herway and Jeremy Pietrocini

Practicing engagement every day allows teams to accomplish more, be more efficient and have better outcomes in their everyday work. This directly improves sales and customer engagement, among other measures.

by Jim Clifton

America needs to transform the practice of management, similar to the way Six Sigma and lean management disrupted processes in the 1980s.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Most chief academic officers and provosts say their institution is focusing more on the ability of degree programs to help students get good jobs.

by Frank Newport

Several aspects of Donald Trump's broad themes as he takes over the presidency fit well with general trends in U.S. public opinion.

by V. Lance Tarrance

Time magazine's labeling of Donald Trump as president of the "Divided States of America" may summarize the election results, but it is not how the Trump vs. Clinton states view the issues.

Struggles with indifferent B2B and banking customers were major business challenges Gallup.com covered in 2016.

by Frank Newport

President-elect Donald Trump faces the challenges of figuring out the proper role of government, making government work more efficiently and dealing with the people's overwhelming disrespect for Congress and its members.

by Jonathan Rothwell

Inefficiency in the U.S. healthcare system is a chief reason why costs are spiraling nationwide and why healthcare is consuming an ever-greater share of the gross domestic product (GDP).

by Anna Herforth and Andrew Rzepa

Diet quality has massive implications for the health of people of all ages, classes and genders in every country and in every part of the globe. But do we really know what people around the world are eating, and how do we find out?

by Brandon Busteed

Students and colleges could benefit from putting more emphasis on students' successful exit from -- rather than entrance into -- college in the form of effective career services.

by V. Lance Tarrance

Newly elected Vice President Mike Pence may be in line to expand the duties and power of the office of vice president.

by Frank Newport

Find out which of President-elect Trump's proposals are in sync with American public opinion, which are not and which fall in the middle.

by Frank Newport

Hillary Clinton's margin over Donald Trump in the national popular vote will be close to two percentage points, making the 3.3-point Clinton margin in the pre-election national poll average remarkably accurate.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Faculty members with online teaching experience are more confident in online learning outcomes than are faculty with only in-person teaching experience.