Alameda man charged with murdering wife

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A 72-year-old man has been charged with murder for what his attorney says was the mercy killing of his ailing wife…

Terminally ill Brittany Maynard takes her own life

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Brittany Maynard who revived a national debate about physician-assisted suicide ended her life Saturday by swallowing lethal drugs…

Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life

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A terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon’s assisted-suicide law has released a new video…

Woman with cancer plans to take her life in Oregon

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A 29-year-old woman with brain cancer is using her last days to push for expanded right-to-die laws….

Dog named ‘Lazarus’ survives euthanasia attempt

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A dog in Alabama in the US has survived a lethal injection attempt, earning himself the name “Lazarus” and a brand new home….

Johannesburg zoo puts down sick polar bear

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The Johannesburg zoo says it has put down its only polar bear because it was suffering from liver and heart illnesses….