This photo provided by Compassion & Choices shows Brittany Maynard. A spokesman for Maynard says she has taken lethal medication prescribed by a doctor and died. Sean Crowley with the group Compassion & Choices said late Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, that Maynard was surrounded by family Saturday when she took the medication. She was weeks shy of her 30th birthday. (AP Photo/Compassion & Choices)

US woman galvanizes right-to-die efforts

A young woman’s last days has sparked a national conversation about whether it’s right for a terminally ill person to end his or her own lif…

One World Trade Center dominates the lower Manhattan skyline, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 in this view from Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Photos: World Trade Center reopens

Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center has opened for business, marking an emotional milestone f…