Family Focus

Focus on Adoption: A family of eight

Focus on Adoption: Support available for foster and adoptive parents

Focus on Adoption: Meet Shakel

Focus on Adoption: Meet Raul and Emmanuel

Focus on Adoption: Starting the process

Interactive tour gives perspective on life in developing countries

Number of US foster kids rises; parents' drug abuse a factor



NBC News Headlines

Austin bomb suspect used 'exotic' batteries in explosives

The suspect in a spate of bombings across Austin, Texas, killed himself after a confrontation with police early Wednesday.

Israel admits to strike on suspected Syrian reactor in warning to Iran

Israel publicly stated it carried out airstrikes on a suspected Syrian nuclear facility in 2007 for the first time, and gave a warning to Iran over its nuclear ambitions.

Fourth nor'easter in three weeks eclipses arrival of spring

'Travel will be very difficult to impossible, especially during the evening commute' in big Northeast cities on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.

No more menthol? FDA may limit tobacco flavors

FDA asks for input on limiting cigars, chewing tobacco, and e-cigarettes, too

Alzheimer's epidemic worsens in U.S.

Daughters, other relatives carry most of the responsibility