Maynard died peacefully, surrounded by friends and family at her Portland home after taking prescription drugs that she obtained legally, according to Compassion & Choices, a group that supports physician-assisted suicide.
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One of America's most expensive ballot initiatives next month comes in Michigan: a constitutional amendment to guarantee collective bargaining, pitting unions against big business. Proponents have raised about $22 million, with opponents amassing $26 million.
American politics have been a train wreck going back to the days of Quincy and Jackson. Politicians today run “smear” campaign’s (just like Quincy did against Jackson). When in fact they all cave in to the massive lobbying (and campaign funding) of the richest in the country when they get there. There is no such thing in ACTUAL existence as a “Fiscal Conservative” on the federal government level. It’s simply a battle of what programs each party would fund by borrowing more money. I’m not being cynical. I’m simply stating the obvious.
The women’s race also came down to a late, foot-to-foot gutcheck, Kenyan Mary Keitany surging in Central Park to edge her countrywoman, Jemima Sumgong, finishing in 2:25:07 in as close a finish as the race has ever had. Sumgong clocked 2:25:10.
Tour guide Erica Buekes said she was originally puzzled by the deep interest in jacarandas. "I used to think jacarandas were a pain because they dirty your windscreen," she said. "You learn to appreciate the beauty in things."