Ca lawmakers to pursue right-to-die legislation


California lawmakers are pursuing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives…

Alameda man charged with murdering wife


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


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


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


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


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