Gallup to review methodology after bad miss

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- After badly missing the mark in its prediction of last November's U.S. presidential election, the polling firm Gallup will review its statistical procedures.
Poll: Hawaii happiest state, W. Va. least

Poll: Hawaii happiest state, W. Va. least

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Residents of Hawaii are the happiest in the United Sates for the fourth year in a row while those in West Virginia are the least happy, a Gallup poll indicates.

Gallup: Obama leads Romney by 4 points

WASHINGTON, July 4 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama leads presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney by 4 percentage points, his largest Gallup U.S. daily tracking poll lead since April.

Obama stalls in voter preference polls

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Sen. Barack Obama has hit a wall in U.S. public opinion, unable to make significant gains among different voting segments, national polls indicate.

Pollsters poll poor performance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Pollsters struggled to explain how they failed to predict presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton's win in the New Hampshire primary.

Foley scandal costs GOP religious support

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A new Gallup poll finds that with control of the U.S. Congress at stake next month, Republicans have lost significant ground with religious whites.

Bush gets no bounce from terror arrests

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A new Harris Poll finds no evidence of a bounce for U.S. President Bush from the arrests in Britain of a group suspected of plotting to blow up passenger jets.

Poll: Katrina fallout still felt

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A poll ahead of next week's anniversary of Hurricane Katrina found 16 percent of affected people surveyed say their lives are back to normal.

Bush losing conservative support

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Republican support for the Bush administration has fallen by 13 percent in the past two weeks based on spending policies, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

Gallup Poll launches online webcast

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. polling firm Gallup has launched a free daily news-related webcast featuring pollster-in-chief Frank Newport as a stand-up anchor.

Kerry only got tiny DNC boost: pollster

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Sen. John Kerry got the smallest convention in boost in more than 30 years, a top pollster has told the New York Times.

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Airline customers now can sign up for automatic notifications on arrival and departure times, including information about delays, gate changes and, in some cases, where baggage can be picked up.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

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Shopping Olympics under way

The Christmas shopping countdown got under way in earnest Friday with retailers opening before dawn and consumers taking advantage of early bird specials but th
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