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Anne Heche Is Brain-Dead After Crash, Representative Says

Update: Anne Heche died on Sunday in Los Angeles, nine days after she was in a devastating car accident there. The actress Anne Heche, who had been in a coma since a car crash last week, has been declared brain-dead and is being kept on life-support to see if her organs are viable for donation, […]

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Archie Battersbee, Gravely Ill 12-Year-Old, Dies After Removal of Life Support

LONDON — Archie Battersbee, a 12-year-old British boy whose life support was withdrawn after a legal battle between his parents and his doctors, died on Saturday, bringing to an end another wrenching case over who makes life and death decisions for a seriously ill child. Archie had been in a deep coma since his mother […]

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