Aug 7, 2014 — German courts have supported some types of assisted suicide, but the ruling party has vowed to stop doctors and organizations it says are profiting from the practice.
Jul 13, 2014 — The retired Anglican bishop said the end of former South African President Nelson Mandela's life robbed him of his dignity.
Jun 23, 2014 — After a suicide, family members are often devastated. Depression rates are much higher than when a loved one dies naturally. But Sandy Bem's family says her approach to suicide helped them mourn.
Sep 17, 2013 — The man, who has lived for years with Lou Gehrig's disease and is considered among the world's most brilliant living scientists, said: "We don't let animals suffer, so why humans?"
Jul 31, 2013 — A Philadelphia woman who allegedly gave her 93-year-old father a vial of morphine is facing prosecution in Pennsylvania. Most state laws prohibit assisted suicide, but prosecutions are becoming increasingly rare.
Jun 3, 2011 — Kevorkian asked: "Have you read Mary Shelley's Frankenstein?" If you have, he continued, "then you know that Frankenstein wasn't the monster; society was the monster." Our correspondent shivered.