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Religious Views of the Terry Schiavo Dilemma

VOA's Deborah Block spoke with prominent members of various faiths in the United States to find out where they stood on the Schiavo case and the right to life.


Mourning Marks Terri Schiavo's Death

After days of often noisy demonstrations, supporters of Terri Schiavo, the 41-one-year-old brain-damaged Florida woman, reacted to her death early Thursday with silence. Ms. Schiavo was at the center of a legal and political controversy in the United States and her death came nearly 14 days after she was disconnected from a feeding tube that had been keeping her alive for years.


Terri Schiavo Dies Amid Controversy

The case of Terri Schiavo, the American woman who died Thursday, 13 days after her feeding tube was removed, drew worldwide attention to the issues of the right to live and the right to die.


US Appeals Court Turns Down New Schiavo Appeal

A U.S. federal appeals court has turned down an emergency appeal by the parents of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo to have her feeding tube re-attached. Wednesday's decision marks the fourth time the appeals court has ruled against Ms. Schiavo's parents.


French Ambassador to U.S. Says Europe Is an Indispensable Partner

The French Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Jean-David Levitte, believes U.S.-French relations have improved considerably since the first term of President George W. Bush.


French Ambassador to U.S. Says Europe Is an Indispensable Partner

The French Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Jean-David Levitte, believes U.S.-French relations have improved considerably since the first term of President George W. Bush.


US Congress Discusses 9/11 Commission's Conclusions

Democrat Jane Harman says the findings of the joint investigation with the Senate never supported a notion that there was any actual cooperation between Iraq and al-Qaida. She adds, however, that in her view Iraq has since become a center for terrorist activity.


Wall Street Expected to Reopen by Monday

The U.S. stock market, shut down by the terror attack in lower Manhattan Tuesday, is expected to be back in operation no later than next Monday.


Tuesday's Terror Attack Not First

The attack on the World Trade Center Tuesday was not the first on the 110-story twin towers.


Suicide Attacks Hit World Trade Center, Pentagon

The United States is reeling from a horrifying round of terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. Suicide aircraft attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have left untold numbers injured or dead and thrown the cities into chaos.