adoption

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60 Malnourished Dogs Seized From Home

Authorities say 60 dogs have been seized from a home in northeastern North Carolina.

03/25/2014

Confederate Civil War re-enactors fire a cannon. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Folks Can Now Adopt Cannons Where Civil War Began

A nonprofit group wants folks to adopt cannons at forts where the Civil War began.

12/13/2013

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Cherokee Girl Transferred To Adoptive S.C. Parents

The South Carolina couple who adopted a Cherokee girl at the center of a yearslong custody dispute came to Oklahoma last month vowing not to leave without the child.

09/24/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling in the Baby Veronica case that looks to define a “parent” under a law that protects Native American children. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

SCOTUS Delays Decision In ‘Baby Veronica’ Native American Custody Case

The U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling in the Baby Veronica case that looks to define a “parent” under a law that protects Native American children.

06/24/2013

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2 US Adoption Agencies Closing, Citing Woes Abroad

The lone U.S. adoption agency accredited in Kyrgyzstan is shutting down due to financial troubles, a sudden new setback for about 15 American families battling since 2008 to complete adoptions there. At the same time, another U.S. agency, which specializes in adoptions from Russia, also is closing.

02/11/2013

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American Who Sent Russian Boy Back Must Pay $1G Per Month In Child Support

An American woman who adopted a Russian boy and later sent him back to Moscow on a one-way flight has been ordered to pay a sum of $150,000 and an additional $1,000 per month in child support until he’s an adult.

05/19/2012

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Russian Wants Tenn. Woman Who Sent Adopted Child Back To Testify In Moscow

The Russian children’s rights ombudsman says he wants an American woman who sent her young adopted son back to Russia to testify in a Moscow court.

04/12/2012

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Emotional Adoption Case May Weigh State, Fed Law

A South Carolina adoption case is pitting the couple who nurtured a 2-year-old girl against the child’s biological father, a Cherokee Nation tribal member who took her back to Oklahoma after winning custody of her.

02/05/2012

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