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The Briefing 11-01-13

1. Indiana Court to decide: “What exactly constitutes a parent?”

In same-sex couple dispute, Indiana Court of Appeals calls for lawmakers to refine definition of ‘parent’, Indianapolis Star (Tim Evans)

2. Belgium considers extending euthanasia to children and Alzheimers patients

Belgium considering unprecedented law to grant euthanasia for children, dementia patients, Washington Post (Associated Press)

3. Most catastrophic loss of wealth in history? Billionaire loses it all and files for bankruptcy

Eike Batista’s Empire Soared, Then Melted Into Bankruptcy, Wall Street Journal (John Lyons, Luciana Magalhaes, and Loretta Chao)