The High Court in Ireland ruled today that a pregnant, brain-dead woman's life support can be turned off.
The unnamed woman's parents and her partner had both wanted life support to be removed.
Doctors had told the court's three judges that the 18-week fetus' chances of survival were low. There have been two similar cases in Ireland since 2001; both fetuses died in the womb.
Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 8:46 am
When an Abu Dhabi film company, Image Nation, asked filmmaker Tom Roberts last summer to come up with an idea for a documentary about polio, he was flummoxed.
Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 7:52 am
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Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 1:07 pm
Ah, nutmeg! Whether it's sprinkled on eggnog, baked into spice cake or blended into a latte, this pungent spice can evoke memories of holidays past.
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