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IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–President Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be the closing keynote speaker at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s 2020 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit. The 8th annual Summit will be held in Huntington Beach, California, beginning with a Pre-Summit Symposium on Thursday, March 5th. At the 2020 …

The big picture: 53% of CEOs expect global economic growth to decline in 2020, up from 29% in 2019 and just 5% in 2018. Their views of their own companies’ prospects were the bleakest since 2009. That sentiment was spread across all regions, though CEOs in the Asia-Pacific are most optimistic and North American CEOs …

Leaders of Libya’s warring sides and several foreign powers are arriving in Berlin for an international summit to discuss ways to end the long-running conflict in the North African country. The head of Tripoli’s internationally-recognised government, Fayez al-Sarraj, and his rival, renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar, are expected to attend Sunday’s UN-backed gathering in the German capital, the …

But the cause has never been definitively settled, and some scientists have questioned the widely held “sudden-death by asteroid” theory. That camp believes that massive volcanic eruptions, which may have released climate-changing gases in the Spain-sized region known as the Deccan Traps, played a significant role. Now, a group of researchers at Yale University are …

This week, we’re looking at some digital technology pioneers shaking up their industries. From a quantum computing start-up to a microsatellite manufacturer, we’ve got a diverse range of businesses. In 2019, the World Economic Forum announced its 13 Digital Technology Pioneers of the year. From a quantum computing company that’s giving Google and IBM a …

The birds, a fish-eating species called the common murre, were severely emaciated and appeared to have died of starvation between the summer of 2015 and the spring of 2016, washing up along North America’s west coast, from California to Alaska. Now, scientists say they know what caused it: a huge section of warm ocean water …

After my eye accident, I thought a lot about blind spots.  It happened on a beautiful May afternoon, two weeks before the end of my junior year in college. During a game of pickup basketball, in a scuffle for a loose ball, a boy’s finger darted into my eye past the knuckle. His fingernail sheared …

By Bruce Hope Staff Writer ORANGE PARK – In an age of increasing digital entertainment, video games, social media and mobile streaming of television and movies, classic pastimes such as bowling are going extinct. Or are they? According to John Sudduth, a regional manager for Bowl America, who has been with the company for 41 …

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch ventured out of the space station shortly before 7 a.m. Eastern Time for the first spacewalk of 2020. Their mission is to replace batteries on solar arrays on the outside of the ISS. They are the same astronauts who made history after successfully completing the very first all-female …