State Officials: Measles Outbreak Up to 59 Cases, Expect More
The United States declared victory over measles 15 years ago and said it had been eliminated from our country. But now, California is in the middle of what's being considered the worst measles outbreak since then. New numbers from the state say there have been 59 cases so far. This most recent outbreak has been traced back to the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland.
California Bill Would Allow Terminally Ill to End Their Own Lives
State lawmakers are renewing a call to give terminally ill patients more say over how and when they die. They introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow physicians to prescribe lethal medication to patients who have been given at most six months to live.
UC Task Force Claims Progress on Sexual Violence Response
At this week's University of California Regents meeting, members of a special task force on sexual violence created by UC President Janet Napolitano gave a report on their accomplishments so far. The task force announced that teams on all 10 UC campuses will review reports of sexual misconduct to make sure they were handled correctly.