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  • With woman's feeding tube set for removal, a rush for legislation

    WASHINGTON - Terri Schiavo's feeding tube will be removed today at 1 p.m. unless a House committee succeeds in a last-minute effort to issue subpoenas that would stop doctors from doing so. An extraordinary legislative maneuver announced early today...
  • Congress tries again to keep Schiavo alive

    WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders said yesterday that they had reached agreement on legislation that would force the Terri Schiavo case into federal court - a move aimed at reinserting the brain-damaged woman's feeding tube while her fate is considered....
  • Lawmakers send Schiavo case on to U.S. court

    WASHINGTON - After an extraordinary emergency session, the House voted early this morning to send the Terri Schiavo case to a federal court in Florida. The House began voting at 12:20 a.m., as members scrambled to return to Washington during what was a...
  • Exploiting the tragedy of Terri Schiavo

    MAYBE YOU know the feeling - that you're about to see or hear something that's really someone else's private business, and it makes you embarrassed and uncomfortable. You're a sucker for human drama in all forms, but you'd rather not be caught gawking....
  • Legal options waning in Schiavo case

    With their daughter near death, the parents of Terri Schiavo saw their legal options to prolong her life all but disappear yesterday as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to order that her feeding tube be reinserted and a Florida judge blocked an effort by...
  • Panel again denies Schiavo's parents

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Inside what is described as a bare hospice room with an armed police officer seated next to her bed, Terri Schiavo continued the slow process of dying yesterday. Outside, beyond earshot and out of view, protesters were hoping for a...
  • Schiavo's family urges Jeb Bush to act as legal appeals fail

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Legal options appeared to run out for Terri Schiavo's parents yesterday as a state judge and Florida's Supreme Court denied their petition to have their daughter's feeding tube reinserted. The rejection of the emergency petition,...
  • For Congress, a quiet retreat from Schiavo

    WASHINGTON - After rushing headlong into the emotional fray over the life of a brain-damaged Florida woman just a week ago, political leaders reacted to the apparent end of the wrenching saga with another near-unanimous position - silence. For...
  • Residents of Florida town inundated by Schiavo saga

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - When a plane flew overhead the other day hauling a banner, some folks figured it was another ad urging them to save Terri Schiavo, like the one Saturday that read: "Terri: I want to live." They had to look hard to see that it was...
  • As Schiavo saga winds down, leaders pursue broader debate

    Efforts by lawmakers in Washington to prolong the life of Terri Schiavo failed in the courts and tanked in opinion polls, but intense interest in the Florida woman's saga is expected to force a broader debate in Congress and state legislatures about...
  • Activists hope to keep up momentum

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - The Rev. Ed Martin does not want to squander the attention that the Terri Schiavo case has given his cause. In the month the anti-abortion activist spent outside the hospice housing the severely brain-damaged woman, he has given...
  • Final hours marked by family drama

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - The final 15 minutes of Terri Schiavo's life were filled with family warfare - her brother locked out of her room, her husband and his lawyers at her bedside, a police officer standing between the battling relatives. At the end,...