News from compassion A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Nov 21, 2014, 16:26 ET
Meals packaged at Second Harvest Food Bank of the Metrolina

Compass Group joins Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade sponsors to feed 500 Families

 Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and Compass Group USA, celebrating its 20th anniversary in North America this year, is thrilled to join a...

Nov 19, 2014, 15:41 ET
Death-with-dignity advocate Brittany Maynard

Brittany Maynard's New Video on 30th Birthday Spurs National Call to Action for Death With Dignity

 Compassion & Choices today launched a national initiative for expanded access to death with dignity on what would be Brittany Maynard's...

Nov 19, 2014, 12:00 ET
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BBVA Compass appoints Rafael Bustillo as Chief Operating Officer

In a move aimed at fostering deeper ties to both clients and communities, BBVA Compass today named Rafael Bustillo as the bank's Chief...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:17 ET
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Texas economy equipped to deal if oil prices collapse, BBVA Compass economist says

 As oil prices continue to fluctuate, the Texas economy is better prepared to deal with an oil price drop and many of the state's major markets...

Nov 18, 2014, 08:05 ET

Compass Datacenters Named Finalist For 2014 Red Herring 100 Global Awards

 Compass Datacenters has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Global awards for the second straight year. These awards...

Nov 13, 2014, 15:56 ET
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Death-With-Dignity Option Wins in Watershed Vote in NJ Assembly

 New Jerseyans are one step closer to having the medical option of aid in dying, after the state Assembly today passed the "Aid in Dying for...

Nov 13, 2014, 12:00 ET

Urban Compass Takes First Milestone Step in National Expansion by Acquiring Lindsay Reishman Real Estate in Washington, D.C. Market

Technology-driven real estate platform Urban Compass announced today that it has opened its first office in Washington, D.C. with the acquisition...

Nov 12, 2014, 12:22 ET
Compassion & Choices death-with-dignity advocate Barbara Mancini

Compassion & Choices: Nurse to Highlight Risk for Americans Living in 45 States Where Death with Dignity Is Not Authorized

WHAT:           A nurse whose unjust prosecution was featured on 60 Minutes last month will lead a...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:25 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Announces Pricing of 6.0 Million Share Offering

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI), announced today that it has priced a public offering of 6,000,000 trust shares at a price of $17.50 per...

Nov 10, 2014, 16:06 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Announces Share Offering

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI), announced today it has commenced a public offering of 6,000,000 trust shares, with a 30-day option for...

Nov 06, 2014, 11:00 ET
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BBVA Compass pledges $11 billion to community development program

 BBVA Compass pledged today to put $11 billion in lending, investments and services toward supporting low- and moderate-income individuals and...

Nov 05, 2014, 16:05 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

 Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI," "we," "our" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced...

Nov 04, 2014, 18:20 ET
Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera, Compassion & Choices Board Member

Vatican Wrong to Judge Brittany Maynard for Her End-of-Life Choice, Says Minister

 Compassion & Choices issued the following statement in response to a Vatican official's condemnation of Brittany Maynard for choosing to...

Nov 04, 2014, 08:05 ET

Compass Datacenters Expands CompassCare™ Program With Unique Training Resource For Customers

Compass Datacenters has implemented a unique new training program for customers that helps ensure that when they get the keys to their new data...

Nov 02, 2014, 23:30 ET
Brittany Maynard

Brittany Maynard Dies With Dignity From Brain Cancer

 Twenty-nine year-old Brittany Maynard's public story of bravely enduring brain cancer touched the hearts of millions of Americans. She died...

Oct 30, 2014, 15:04 ET
29-year-old, terminal brain cancer patient and death-with-dignity advocate Brittany Maynard hugs her mother Debbie Ziegler

Brittany Maynard Video Clarification

The following statement is from Compassion & Choices President Barbara Coombs Lee, who coauthored the Oregon Death With Dignity Act that...

Oct 30, 2014, 10:00 ET
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BBVA Compass, Dwolla team up to offer real-time payment innovation to clients

 BBVA Compass today announced an agreement that opens its technology platform to payments innovator Dwolla, allowing customers of the bank to...

Oct 30, 2014, 07:34 ET
29-year-old, terminal brain cancer patient and death-with-dignity advocate Brittany Maynard hugs her mother Debbie Ziegler

Brittany Maynard Releases New Video in Campaign to Authorize Death With Dignity in California, Nationwide

 Terminally ill 29-year-old Brittany Maynard has released a new video as part of her joint campaign with Compassion & Choices to expand...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:30 ET
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BBVA Compass reports earnings of $364 million for the first nine months of 2014

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company (BBVA Compass), reported today net income attributable to shareholder of...

Oct 23, 2014, 15:28 ET
Brittany Maynard, Terminal cancer patient/Death with Dignity advocate

Brittany Maynard Urges Palliative Care Specialist to Stop Misrepresenting Her Case

Brittany Maynard urged a palliative care specialist, Dr. Ira Byock, whom she never has met, to stop misrepresenting her case prior to his debate...