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PARIS (AP) — A terminally ill minor has been helped to die in Belgium for the first time since the country did away with age restrictions on euthanasia two years ago, according to the senator who wrote the law. Liberal Senator Jean-Jacques De Gucht confirmed the death of the...
PARIS (AP) — A terminally ill minor has been helped to die in Belgium for the first time since the country did away with age restrictions on euthanasia two years ago, according to the senator who wrote the law. Liberal Senator Jean-Jacques De Gucht confirmed the death of the...
PARIS (AP) — A terminally-ill minor has become the first juvenile who has been helped to die in Belgium since it removed age restrictions on euthanasia two years ago. Senator Jean-Jacques De Gucht confirmed Saturday that the minor who died was from Belgium's Flemish region and...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — More than 200 million gallons of contaminated waste water from a fertilizer plant in central Florida leaked into one of the state's main underground sources of drinking water after a massive sinkhole opened up beneath a storage pond, a phosphate company said...
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Sitting by her son's hospital bed, Houdaid Masbah looks at her 5-year-old boy's skeletal body and sunken cheeks, helplessness engulfing her like a thick cloud — a desperation she shares with many other mothers in Hodeidah. Even before the war, Hodeidah was...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents near two former Navy bases in suburban Philadelphia are suing producers of firefighting foam once used there, claiming they contaminated the drinking water. New York law firm Weitz & Luxenberg filed the federal lawsuit Thursday in Philadelphia...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents near two former Navy bases near Philadelphia are suing producers of firefighting foam once used at the facilities, claiming they contaminated the drinking water. The Weitz & Luxenberg law firm filed the federal lawsuit Thursday in Philadelphia...
The Obama administration is publishing new rules that promise to help doctors and patients learn if clinical trials of treatments worked or not. At issue is how to help people find medical studies that may be appropriate for them — and then to make the results public so that...
BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand seeking to curb the growing number of Zika cases say they will criminally charge homeowners who fail to remove mosquito breeding grounds on their property. The Public Health Ministry announced Friday it will revive a 1992 law allowing...