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Philanthropy and the Challenge of Quantifying Success

If you looked at how many people check books out of libraries these days, you would see failure. Circulation, an obvious measure of success for an institution established to lend books to people, is down. But if you only looked at that figure, ...

An Electric Pickup Truck Really Could Pull a Freight Train—Here’s How

In a recent stunt, a Ford crew hitched an all-electric F-150 pickup truck to a freight train filled with 42 more F-150s. Then a driver hit the throttle, and the pickup truck towed the 1.3 million-pound train. This raises some interesting questions. ...

How to Watch the Presidential Democratic Debates Tonight

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Tonight, the second round of Presidential Democratic debates kicks off in Detroit, with top-polling candidates including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Massachusetts ...

Post-surgical death more likely after hospital discharge

Patients who have noncardiac surgery are much more likely to die after they leave the hospital than in the operating room, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data on more than 40,000 adults, age 45 and older, who were operated on at 28 centers ...

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Watch: Idris Elba was teased about ‘Cats’ on set of ‘Hobbs & Shaw’

July 30 (UPI) -- Idris Elba said on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that he was teased by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham about starring in Cats on the set of Hobbs & Shaw. "As soon as they found out I was working on Cats, this was their ...

Erick, Flossie to bring glancing blows to Hawaiian Islands

Hurricane Erick and Tropical Storm Flossie will pose a dual threat to the Hawaiian Islands beginning at the middle of this week and continuing into early next week. Erick became the eastern Pacific Ocean's third hurricane of the 2019 East Pacific ...

J.J. Dielman becomes third Patriots OL to retire in 2019

July 30 (UPI) -- J.J. Dielman became the third New England Patriots offensive lineman to retire in 2019, deciding to hang up his cleats before his third NFL season. Dielman, 25, made the decision official Monday. He was added to the team's ...

Barr’s decision to reinstate death penalty at odds with his Catholic faith

July 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Attorney General William Barr is, by all accounts, a very committed Catholic. He's a Knight of Columbus and served for several years as a member of its Supreme Board. He served on the board of the Catholic Information Center in ...

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