Removal of guardian sought in right-to-die case

by Diana Lynne -- CLEARWATER, Fla. – The attorney fighting a husband's efforts to remove the feeding tube from his brain-damaged wife has filed a petition seeking his removal as her guardian, more…

Emergency motion
in right-to-die case

by Diana Lynne -- The attorney fighting a husband's efforts to remove the feeding tube from his brain-damaged wife filed an emergency motion yesterday to delay a court ruling while she develops more…

Motion called 'garbage' in right-to-die case

by Diana Lynne -- The attorney representing a husband's right to remove the feeding tube from his brain-damaged wife slammed an emergency motion filed on behalf of the woman's family as "garbage," more…

Life, death tug of war
in Florida courtroom

by Diana Lynne -- CLEARWATER, Fla. – The blown-up photograph of a daughter smiling at her mother sits on display in the courtroom, and represents a line in the sand in the more…

Bush wins Florida

by Diana Lynne -- Florida Gov. Jeb Bush soundly defeated Democratic challenger Bill McBride to become the first Republican governor re-elected in the Sunshine State. Bush won 2,813,665 votes, or 57 percent, more…

Pigs win constitutional protection

by Diana Lynne -- Despite a consumer group's warning to voters not to fall prey to the "big money" politics of national animal-rights groups whom it claims are using the state as more…

'Day of the Dead' event
outlives lawsuit

by Diana Lynne -- Fourth-graders at a California public elementary school will commemorate dead relatives and pets in class today in observance of "El Dia de los Muertos," or "Day of the more…

District sued over
'Day of the Dead'

by Diana Lynne -- A public-interest law firm has filed a lawsuit to stop the classroom activities of fourth-graders at a Petaluma, Calif., public elementary school planned in observance of "El Dia more…

'Day of the Dead'
event still alive

by Diana Lynne -- A public-interest law firm says a lawsuit to stop a "Day of the Dead" celebration at a California public school "appears imminent" after school-district officials refused to cancel more…

4th-graders to 'celebrate' the dead

by Diana Lynne -- Fourth-graders at McNear Elementary in Petaluma, Calif. will be celebrating the dead in a week-long classroom ritual designed to simulate the Mexican holiday "El Dia de los Muertos," more…