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How Much Is a Year of Life Worth?
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Healthcare NICE, NHS, DOH )

Ray
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Thinking about the cost-benefit decisions on the affordability of drugs made by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) involves a grim question: how much is a year of life worth? How much should you, the taxpayer,
The Odd Objects Looted From Washington DC in 1814
Offbeat  (tags: History, War, White House, USA, UK )

Ray
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
It's been 200 years since the British burned Washington, but objects looted in 1814 will probably never be returned, writes Tammy Thueringer.
Obama's 'No Strategy' Gaffe Reveals Political Truth
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, Politics, political truth, Syria, Iraq, Islamic State )

Ray
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
President Barack Obama spoke a great deal about Syria, Iraq and the Islamic State (IS) in Thursday's press conference, but these six words are dominating the non-beige-suit-related discussion among US politicians and pundits.
Dead Stars 'Can re-Ignite' and Explode
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, stars, astronomy, discovery, re-ignite )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Astronomers have shown that dead stars known as white dwarfs can re-ignite and explode as supernovas.
African-American Police Officer: Ferguson 'Heart Wrenching'
Offbeat  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, USA, African-American, Police, BBC )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown led to days of protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri, and amplified a rift between the town's African-American residents and the police in the region. But what about police officers who are also black?
UK Not Ready to Join US Air Campaign Against ISIS
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, Terrorism, UK, War )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
UK government sources have expressed surprise at US media reports indicating that Britain is willing to take part in an air campaign alongside the US against Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria.
US Intelligence: 300 Americans Fighting Alongside Islamic State
Offbeat  (tags: Al-Qaeda, Conflict, Crime, DHS, FBI, Intelligence, Iraq, Military, Police, Religion, Security, Social networks, Syria, Terrorism, USA, Violence, War )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The United States government is tracking as many as 300 Americans supposedly fighting with Islamic State, the jihadist group with a heavy presence in parts of Syria and Iraq, according to senior US officials.
Childhood Blues: English Kids Among World's Unhappiest
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Food, Health, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
English children are unhappier than youngsters in the developing world, with kids in countries like Romania, Brazil and South Africa more inclined to look on the bright side, a new report reveals.
Winchester Woman Finds 3ft Wasp Nest on Bed
Offbeat  (tags: wasps, wasps nest, pest controller, Winchester, England, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A pest controller said he took on "the biggest job of his career" when he was called to deal with a nest of more than 5,000 wasps.
Arizona Shooting: America and Gun Control
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Gun Control, Arizona shooting, Arizona, USA )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Questions over gun ownership and control have arisen again in the US following the accidental killing of a shooting range instructor by a nine-year-old girl as he showed her how to use an Uzi sub-machine gun.
 
 
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