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Who, What, Why: How Do You Get Your Face on the Dollar?
Offbeat  (tags: currency, dollar, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
President Barack Obama has endorsed a young girl's suggestion to feature a woman on printed US currency. But what does it take to get a new face on a $5, or even $50 bill, asks Debbie Siegelbaum.
America's 'Inexorably' Botched Executions
Offbeat  (tags: capital punishment, botched executions, history, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
If there seem to have been a lot of botched executions in the US recently, there have. It turns out that lethal injection - by far the most common method of execution in those states that still practise capital punishment -
Why the Moon Is Shaped Like a Lemon
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, moon, USA )

- 3 hours ago -
Scientists have worked out the reasons for the distorted shape of our Moon. A US team calculated the effect on the shape of the early Moon of tidal and rotational forces
Minister Norman Baker Wants End to UK Animal Tests
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, Animals, Animals Testing, Ban, UK )

- 3 hours ago -
he minister in charge of regulating animal experiments in the UK has said he wants to see an end to all testing.
A Taste of Their Own Medicine: 700,000 UK Medical Staff Told to 'Lose Weight for Patients' Sake'
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Education, Food, Health, Medicine, UK )

- 1 day ago -
With over half of the National Health Service's 1.3 million workers losing the battle of the bulge, NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens has urged doctors and nurses to kick junk food and shed some pounds to set a good example to patients.
Bankers Could Face Jail Time Under New BoE Rules
Business  (tags: Global economy, Law, Politics, UK )

- 1 day ago -
Bankers who cheat the system could face jail time and be forced to forfeit pay packets, under new rules unveiled by the Bank of England on Wednesday to stamp out financial mismanagement.
Ex-Policeman on Azelle Rodney Murder Charge
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, Law, Police, CPS, IPCC, UK )

- 1 day ago -
A former policeman is to be charged with murdering a man who was shot dead after a car was stopped by officers in north London nine years ago.
Astronomers Weigh Up Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: space, scientists, astronomy, Milky Way )

- 1 day ago -
The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded. A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda.
FBI Forensic Lab Misconduct Could Affect 2,600 Convictions, 45 Death Row Cases
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, FBI, Human rights, Law, Scandal, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Nearly every criminal case the FBI and US Justice Department has reviewed during a major investigation that began in 2012 regarding an FBI lab unit has involved flawed forensic testimony, The Washington Post reported.
House Republicans to Vote to Sue President Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Republicans, Obama, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The US House of Representatives is set to pass legislation authorising it to sue President Barack Obama for what Republican leaders describe as his overreach of authority.
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