Medical marijuana champion back in jail

by Sarah Foster -- Steve and Michele Kubby Just nine days after being released from Placer County Jail because of good behavior and overcrowded conditions, Steven Wynn Kubby is behind bars again more…

Medical marijuana champion free

by Sarah Foster -- Steven Wynn Kubby, co-author of California's watershed medical marijuana law and the Libertarian Party's 1998 gubernatorial candidate, is a free man – at least for now. Steve and more…

President calls secret meeting to pitch CAFTA

by Sarah Foster -- With Congress scheduled to adjourn at the end of the week, the Bush administration and Republican leadership on Capitol Hill are working around-the-clock in an all-out effort to more…

'Grandma' Mae Magouirk dies

by Sarah Foster -- Mae Magouirk Ora Mae Magouirk, the 81-year-old Georgia widow at the center of a contentious family fight over her medical treatment and right to live, died of a more…

'Grandma' gets better
day to day

by Sarah Foster -- Mae Magouirk Ora Mae Magouirk, the 81-year-old Georgia widow at the center of an intense family dispute over her medical treatment and right to live, is growing stronger more…

Happy ending for 'grandma'?

by Sarah Foster -- Mae Magouirk It appears there will be a happy ending to the story of Ora Mae Magouirk, the 81-year-old Georgia widow whose family has been at loggerheads over more…

Closest kin prevented
from visiting 'grandma'

by Sarah Foster -- Mae Magouirk In an intense life-and-death tug-of-war reminiscent of the Terri Schiavo case, the fate of Ora Mae Magouirk is still raging, despite the transfer Saturday of the more…

Granddaughter yanks grandma's feeding tube

by Sarah Foster -- In a situation recalling the recent death of Terri Schiavo in Florida, an 81-year-old widow, denied nourishment and fluids for nearly two weeks, is clinging to life in more…

Michael Schiavo alters visitor ban

by Sarah Foster -- Michael Schiavo, reportedly angered by the latest developments in Washington, has done an about-face in his longstanding position of not allowing visitors to meet his estranged wife, Terri, more…