California Senate Approves Assisted Suicide Bill
A controversial bill that would allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients is headed to the state Assembly. The bill passed the State Senate Thursday after a powerful doctor group, the California Medical Association, dropped its 30-year opposition to physician-assisted suicide.
Harris Weighs Criminal Charges Against Santa Barbara Pipeline's Owner
A stretch of coastline in Long Beach was closed Thursday after tar balls washed ashore. It's the latest Southern California beach to close because of the oily goo. While we don't know the exact cause, experts suspect it's from the oil spill in Santa Barbara County. That's where California Attorney General Kamala Harris was Thursday, to say she's weighing whether the state should bring criminal charges against the pipeline's owner-operator, Plains All American Pipeline.
California Is Sinking, and It's Getting Worse
A report from Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting says an increased pumping of groundwater during the drought means much of California is sinking, as much as a foot per year at least in some parts of the state. And as the land sinks, it's affecting bridges, canals, roads and other infrastructure. We talk with Nathan Halverson about his report.