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Appeals Court Rules Against Schiavo Parents

A federal appeals court in Atlanta has refused to intervene in the case of Terri Schiavo. Early Wednesday, the court rejected an emergency request from the brain-damaged woman's parents to have their daughter's feeding tube reinserted. Lawyers for Terri Schiavo's parents say they have not exhausted their options yet.

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