Adoption

Washington Animal Rescue League Shift Supervisor Miles Gray pets a stray dog from Sochi, Russia, inside its 'doggie den' at the league's shelter March 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Most Sochi Dogs Ready for Adoption

Most of the dogs that were rescued from the streets of Sochi and are now at the Washington Animal Rescue League are ready for their forever homes.

04/04/2014

Mitt Romney says he has accepted an apology from an MSNBC host who joked about a Christmas picture that included the 2012 Republican presidential candidate's adopted, African-American grandson. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Accepts Apology From MSNBC Host

Mitt Romney says he has accepted an apology from an MSNBC host who joked about a Christmas picture that included the 2012 Republican presidential candidate’s adopted, African-American grandson.

01/05/2014

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Foster Care, Adoption Funding Proposed in Va.

Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing nearly $28 million in state funding in the next two-year budget cycle for the foster care system and adoption efforts.

12/13/2013

As Christy Everson was nearing age 40, she made a decision: She wanted to have a child, even though she was single and it meant doing it all alone. Her daughter, conceived via a sperm donor, is now 2 1/2 years old, and Everson hopes to have a second child. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Poll: 2 In 5 Women Are Open To Solo Parenthood, Adoption

As Christy Everson was nearing age 40, she made a decision: She wanted to have a child, even though she was single and it meant doing it all alone. Her daughter, conceived via a sperm donor, is now 2 1/2 years old, and Everson hopes to have a second child.

05/30/2013

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Cat Population Leading To Euthanizations

When visitors enter the Humane Society of Carroll County’s cat adoption area, they are greeted by Oscar and Ted.

05/06/2013

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D.C. Lawyer Says She Was Fired for Adopting a Child

An attorney is suing one of Washington’s most prominent law firms, claiming she was fired for taking time off to adopt a child.

01/24/2013

In a cautionary op-ed to “speak directly to the American people,” Russian President Vladimir Putin warns that U.S. “exceptionalism” is dangerous for the international community. (credit: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin: I Will Sign Bill That Bans Americans From Adopting Russian Children

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will sign a controversial bill that will ban Americans from adopting Russian children.

12/27/2012

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Best Places to Adopt Puppies In DC

Valentine’s Day is a great way to express your love for animals by adopting a puppy. Adoption saves an animal and helps the community at the same time. There are several adoption agencies in the […]

02/10/2012

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Bill Restricting Gay Adoption In Virginia Passes; Gov. McDonnell Willing To Sign

Legislation that would allow private adoption agencies to deny placements that conflict with their religious or moral beliefs, including opposition to homosexuality, sailed through the Virginia House of Delegates without debate Friday.

02/03/2012

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Va. House Set To Vote On Gay Adoption Bill

Currently there are no laws that allow private adoption agencies to discriminate based on gender, religion, sexual orientation or other distinguishing factors, but that could change in Virginia if a new bill passes as law.

02/03/2012

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