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Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Vincent Lambert at a hospital in Reims, in northeastern France, in 2014.
Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family is split over removing life support, and his case has attracted intense attention from the media and politicians.
U.K. Courts Reduce Their Role in Ending Life Support

U.K. Courts Reduce Their Role in Ending Life Support

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, in London. Its unanimous ruling will apply across England and Wales.
U.K. Courts Reduce Their Role in Ending Life Support

U.K. Courts Reduce Their Role in Ending Life Support

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, in London. Its unanimous ruling will apply across England and Wales.
Op-Ed Columnist: Alfie Evans and the Experts

Op-Ed Columnist: Alfie Evans and the Experts

A photograph of Jahi McMath on a necklace in Oakland, Calif., in 2013.
Fight Over Care of Brain-Damaged Baby Divides Britain

Fight Over Care of Brain-Damaged Baby Divides Britain

Tom Evans, the father of Alfie Evans, speaking to the news media outside Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, Britain, on Thursday.
Fight Over Alfie Evans, a Brain-Damaged Baby, Divides U.K.

Fight Over Alfie Evans, a Brain-Damaged Baby, Divides U.K.

Tom Evans, the father of Alfie Evans, speaking to the news media outside Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, Britain, on Thursday.
Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care

Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care

Supporters of a living will bill were overcome with emotion after the law was approved on Thursday by Italian lawmakers.
Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care

Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care

Supporters of a living will bill were overcome with emotion after the law was approved on Thursday by Italian lawmakers.
For Parents of Children Like Charlie Gard, Learning to ‘Redefine Hope’

For Parents of Children Like Charlie Gard, Learning to ‘Redefine Hope’

A family picture of Stephanie Nimmo with her children, including Daisy, third from right, and her husband, Andy.
For Parents of Children Like Charlie Gard, Learning to ‘Redefine Hope’

For Parents of Children Like Charlie Gard, Learning to ‘Redefine Hope’

A family picture of Stephanie Nimmo with her children, including Daisy, third from right, and her husband, Andy.
For Parents of Children Like Charlie Gard, Learning to ‘Redefine Hope’

For Parents of Children Like Charlie Gard, Learning to ‘Redefine Hope’

A family picture of Stephanie Nimmo with her children, including Daisy, third from right, and her husband, Andy.
Charlie Gard Dies, Leaving a Legacy of Thorny Ethics Questions

Charlie Gard Dies, Leaving a Legacy of Thorny Ethics Questions

Charlie Gard at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
Charlie Gard Dies, Leaving a Legacy of Thorny Ethics Questions

Charlie Gard Dies, Leaving a Legacy of Thorny Ethics Questions

Charlie Gard at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
British Court Decides Charlie Gard Will Be Moved to a Hospice to Die

British Court Decides Charlie Gard Will Be Moved to a Hospice to Die

Chris Gard and Connie Yates with their son, Charlie, at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
British Court Decides Charlie Gard Will Be Moved to a Hospice to Die

British Court Decides Charlie Gard Will Be Moved to a Hospice to Die

Chris Gard and Connie Yates with their son, Charlie, at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.