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  • News That Matters (6/7/2011)

    Everybody's Talkin' About ...  • Murderer of Annie Le, Raymond Clark III, sentenced to 44 years. • John Edwards indicted for spending campaign money to hide his mistress. • Hard-to-get-rid-of Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh is wounded...
  • My Pet World: Making a difficult decision a little easier

    Question: You recently suggested the Kevorkianizing (referring to the late Jack Kevorkian) of a dog, telling the owner of an old dog to supersede God's wishes and kill his own pet. Worse yet, you revealed that you'd recently killed your own dog. How...
  • In Theory: Should we be allowed to choose to die?

    Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
  • 'You Don't Know Jack'

    'You Don't Know Jack'
    Al Pacino recently won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of "death doctor" Jack Kevorkian in this HBO film directed by Barry Levinson ("Rain Man"). A patient's right to determine his own fate is debated as Kevorkian stands trial over his apparatus that...
  • Till Alzheimer's do us part?

    Till Alzheimer's do us part?
    In the week since Pat Robertson made his latest gaffe -- this one about the permissibility of divorcing a spouse who has Alzheimer’s disease -- secular media have taken turns swatting him like an off-season pinata. They’ve fielded blogs and...
  • 'Assisted Suicide' Doc Kevorkian Hospitalized for Pneumonia

    'Assisted Suicide' Doc Kevorkian Hospitalized for Pneumonia
    DETROIT -- Assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian has been hospitalized in Michigan for pneumonia and a kidney-related ailment, his attorney said Thursday. The 82-year-old former pathologist has struggled with kidney problems for years and had...
  • '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93

    '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93
    NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93. Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
  • Dr. Death, American icon

    I'VE ALWAYS BELIEVED that someday there will be a Jack Kevorkian postage stamp. Granted, it will be a first-class stamp that costs $3; that's how far into the future we're talking. But considering we've already had a Richard Nixon stamp, who says you need...
  • Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian

    Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian
    At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
  • Jason Whitlock expresses some concerns re: ESPN

     
    Let's go ahead and put a bow on the day and week right now and send you on your way early to sit in traffic and snap at loved ones in frustration. But first, in the spirit of peace on......
  • TCA press tour: Al Pacino takes on Dr. Jack Kevorkian for HBO

     
    When he agreed to play Jack Kevorkian in the HBO movie “You Don’t Know Jack,” Al Pacino was not just taking on a living person who is familiar to many of us from the nightly news. He was also slipping......
  • Dr. Jack Kevorkian talks to CNN’s Anderson Cooper; Susan Sarandon, Barry Levinson to join conversation

     
     Dr. Jack Kevorkian — who gained headlines as Dr. Death — will talk to Anderson Cooper on Thursday. CNN says Kevorkian will discuss his acknowledgment that he helped in at least 130 assisted suicides and ta...