- Colorado lawmakers revisit right-to-die bill Updated: Oct-07-15 4:58 pm
DENVER - Legislation allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs will be introduced again next year in Colorado, where supporters hope to capitalize on California's recent passage of a right-to-die law.
- Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere Updated: Oct-06-15 7:53 pm
SAN DIEGO - It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.
- A look at efforts to legalize physician-assisted deaths Updated: Oct-06-15 7:34 pm
SAN DIEGO - California's governor has signed a bill that will give the terminally ill in the nation's most populous state the right to end their lives with drugs prescribed by a doctor.
- Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program Updated: Oct-06-15 11:44 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying.
- Judge rules against legalizing assisted suicide in Tennessee Updated: Sep-29-15 5:43 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A former Democratic gubernatorial candidate who is terminally ill cannot die by assisted suicide, a judge ruled Tuesday, saying doctors engaging in such a practice are committing "criminal conduct."
- Private school announces plans to buy care services facility Updated: Sep-16-15 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON - A private school has announced its plans to purchase an assisted living facility and hospice located near its campus in the District of Columbia's northwest area.