‘A beautiful woman’: A mother-of-two’s story of survival in a banana republic

By KAREN FISHDENBERG (NBC News) As a young girl, Karen Fisher loved to read.When she was 14, her family moved from Texas to Florida.“I’d just read some of my favorite books, and I’d just be sitting on the couch,” Fisher says.“We would be reading together and it just kind of fell into place.And we had […]

‘Totally unacceptable’: Australian woman faces death sentence in US

In a case that has shocked Australia and drawn international attention, a man accused of murdering a pregnant woman and her unborn baby has been sentenced to death in the United States.Karen Fisher was born with severe mental retardation, was severely disabled and suffered from severe emotional distress, according to the US Supreme Court, and […]