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Washington, D.C., gives initial approval to assisted suicide

WASHINGTON — Physician-assisted suicide in America’s capital city has gained first approval while leaders locally and nationally are warning about the consequences. The Council of the District of Columbia voted 11-2 Tuesday (Nov. 1) for legislation that would empower doctors …

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Colorado voters may legalize assisted suicide

WASHINGTON — Colorado may be on the verge of becoming the latest state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. The state’s voters will decide the fate of a ballot initiative Nov. 8 that would enable doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to people …

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Piniella rejects notion of Cubs’ curse

Lou Piniella

CHICAGO — With the Chicago Cubs hoping to break the so-called “Curse of the Billy Goat” and win their first World Series since 1908, former Cubs manager Lou Piniella and longtime Cubs fan Mark Coppenger say their Christian worldviews lead …

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Healthcare providers oppose HHS transgender mandate


WASHINGTON — Thousands of healthcare providers and eight states are challenging a new federal rule that requires doctors to perform gender transition procedures or treatments even on children. The latest transgender directive from the Obama administration mandates physicians carry out …

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