Michael Phelps might be the best swimmer ever. But he’ll catch flak if he can’t catch Mark Spitz. Michael Rosenberg says that’s sad.
A death row inmate scheduled for execution says he’s too fat to be put to death, claiming executioners would have trouble finding his veins and that his weight could diminish the effectiveness of one of the lethal injection drugs.
More effort is needed to spread HIV prevention messages among African men and women now living in the UK, claim researchers.
What the Romans did for us – gave us the congestion charge
Our round-up of lesser-reported deaths in July