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Adoption through foster care on the rise: 'Every child deserves a childhood'

Lorie Hargis gave birth only twice, but at age 46, she’s now been a mother many times over. Since taking in her first foster care child in 2013, she and her husband, Dwain, have adopted five children through the state of Kentucky’s foster care program and taken in at least 10 children for shorter-term foster stays.
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Advocates and churches vow to fight cuts to asylum seeker support

Community groups, refugee advocacy organisations and churches have vowed to throw open their doors in support of any refugees and asylum seekers cut off from government support or evicted as a result of changed visa rules....
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People Need to Calm Down About Their Pets and the Solar Eclipse

Not everything is a problem worth worrying about....
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Woman charged with faking cancer, keeping donations from New York towns

(Reuters) - A 38-year-old Orlando woman who pretended to have terminal cancer and accepted donations when she lived in New York's Westchester County several years ago was arrested on Friday and charged with fraud, U.S. prosecutors said....
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640,000 NYC warrants for old summonses tossed in 1 day

NEW YORK (AP) — In a single morning, courts on Wednesday threw out more than 640,000 warrants for New Yorkers ticketed for minor offenses years ago....
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Swiss Hotel Apologizes for Singling Out Jews in Signs

A Swiss hotel is facing backlash for singling out Jewish customers using its pool facilities and refrigerator in signs Israel’s deputy foreign minister described as anti-Semitic and worthy of prosecution....
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Older millennials are leaving the city for a new kind of suburb

Why live in a metropolis when you can find urban perks in the suburbs? ...
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Bride 'pulls gun out of wedding dress and points it at groom's head'

This couple’s honeymoon period is definitely over....
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Gangland crime queen 'blows £50,000 on revenge-plotting clan summit in Dubai amid violent feud'

Annette Daniel - who heads a gang of thieves who have cost the Scottish retail industry millions of pounds - was pictured walking through the reception area of the luxury Jumeirah Beach Hotel...
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'I slept on the floor in a flat near Harrods': stories of modern slavery

More than 200 years since it was abolished, slavery is rife all over the world. People who have escaped describe their ordeal...
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