Archive for the ‘Adoption’ Category

Parents accused of killing adopted Ethiopian daughter ‘were inspired by religious discipline book that encourages children to be biblically punished’

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The parents accused of killing their 13-year-old adopted daughter, are being investigated over whether they were inspired by a book that encourages children to be biblically punished.

Ethiopian turns into Kennewick Cal Ripken ace

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

KENNEWICK -- When Mel Crowley takes the mound, he means business. Armed with a fastball and a curveball aptly named 'Mr. Nasty,' the right-handed pitcher has his Kennewick National team in the Pacific Northwest Cal Ripken Major 70-foot Regional Tournament that begins Thursday in Kennewick.

Ethiopia Revokes License of US Adoption Agency

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Ethiopia has revoked the license of an American adoption agency, accusing it of child trafficking. The agency has responded sharply, charging it is the victim of government retaliation.

AU military chiefs draw Somalia war plan

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

A key Somalia strategy meeting is underway in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, with military chiefs from across Africa expected to hammer out a plan of action to confront the crisis in the war-torn country.

A Sailor First Ventures to Motherhood at Age 73

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

One friend told her she was too old to raise a child. Another promised it would keep her young. A third told her she would never go out again. A fourth noted: “You’ve been out.” In the end, none of their advice mattered. At 73, Marilyn Berger was ready to become a ...

Family apologizes after sexual abuse arrest

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Heber City » Minutes after a judge ordered 68-year-old Village of Hope co-founder Lon Harvey Kennard held without bail on charges that he sexually abused two of his adopted daughters Wednesday, his family issued a public apology.

Australians caught in Ethiopian adoption nightmare

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Australian families have made serious allegations of corruption within Australia’s inter-country adoption program with Ethiopia.

The Hand That Rocks the Broken Cradle (Part II)

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

When I wrote Part I of “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” nearly a year and eight months ago1, the heartbreaking and outrageous scandal in the broken adoption system in Ethiopia was a shocking molestation crime committed against two recently adopted Ethiopian children -- one barely 2 and the other 4 ...

Ethiopian Adoption Scam?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Questions are being raised about the legitimacy of Ethiopian adoptions after a girl claims an agency bought her in Ethiopia and placed her for adoption in the U.S. Armen Keteyian investigates. Watch CBS News Videos Online

Angelina Jolie Takes Zahara to Ethiopia

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

It turns out that Angelina Jolie's recent goodwill mission in Kenya was also a homecoming for one member of the Jolie-Pitt family.