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  • Texas court orders brain-dead pregnant woman off life support

    Texas court orders brain-dead pregnant woman off life support
    A Texas judge has ordered that a brain-dead pregnant woman be removed from life support after her husband filed suit against a Fort Worth hospital for "cruel and obscene mutilation" of a dead body.
  • Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

    Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV
    A comprehensive new look at how mothers fill their hours suggests it's time to revise the old saw "A man may work from sun to sun. But a woman's work is never done." The new saw should be, "24/7, there's something to see. Make your own bed, I'm watching...

    Letters: Death and the law

    Re "Bad law, badly interpreted in Texas," Opinion, and "Bad behavior in California," Opinion, Jan. 16 The Times' juxtaposition of two timely, insightful Op-Ed pieces brings a focus to overheated issues ripe for resolution. The cases of Jahi McMath and...

    Marlise Munoz: Can a fetus survive after mother becomes brain-dead?

    Marlise Munoz: Can a fetus survive after mother becomes brain-dead?
    At the center of a dispute over whether a Texas hospital can keep a brain-dead woman on life support is a 21-week-old fetus. Marlise Munoz was 14 weeks pregnant when her husband, Erick, discovered her lying unconscious on their kitchen floor in the...

    Case of brain-dead pregnant woman goes to Texas court

    Case of brain-dead pregnant woman goes to Texas court
    The husband of a brain-dead, pregnant woman filed papers in court Tuesday, accusing a Texas hospital of "cruel and obscene mutilation of a deceased body," and demanded that his wife be removed from a ventilator immediately.  Erick Munoz, who found his...