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More than 11,000 disabled children have lost access to a welfare benefit that is supposed to support them, as officials try to rein in previously-ballooning costs.
Last week, 30-year-old American Horror Story actor Jamie Brewer walked the catwalk at New York Fashion Week.
Not Dead Yet convenor Wendi Wicks said there could never be adequate protections for disabled people under voluntary euthanasia legislation.
How can you tell when a line has been crossed? It's a question on which two councils cannot seem to agree.