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NFL's Antonio Cromartie Has 9 Kids With 8 Women

Antonio Cromartie and wife Terricka Cromartie, with whom he has a daughter. Credit: Michael Loccisano, Getty Images New York Jets' cornerback Antonio Cromartie appeared on TV this summer in "Hard Knocks," the HBO series following the...Antonio Cromartie is a player both on and off the field.

Three-Way Custody Battle for 'Baby Vanessa' Postponed Again

The heartbreaking custody battle for 2-year-old "Vanessa" between the adoptive mom who has cared for her since birth, the tot's biological father and the girl's grandmother has been put on hold until spring, the Dayton Daily News reports. The...The heartbreaking custody battle for 2-year-old "Vanessa" between the adoptive mom who has cared for her since birth, the tot's biological father and the girl's grandmother has been put on hold until spring.

Australia Rethinks Idea of Slicing Up Child Custody

"And the king said, 'Bring me a sword.' So a sword was brought before the king. And the king said, 'Divide the living child in two, half to the one, and half to the other.'" (1 Kings 2:24-25) Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Now...Australia realizes that forcing kids of divorced couples to act as ping-pong balls might not be so bouncy and fun.

Boston Dad Fights to Get Kids Back from Egypt

PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE. Colin Bower posts video messages to his sons on Facebook. He hopes they can see him, because he can't see them. His ex-wife, Mirvat el Nady, violated their custody agreement, allegedly forged...

Flight Attendant Takes Matters - and Crying Baby - into Her Own Hands

When babies cry, slapping them will not lessen the tears. When a Southwest Airlines flight attendant realized some parents on Flight 879 from Dallas to Seattle might not clearly understand that, she took matters into her own hands....

New Jersey's Little Adolf Hitler Won't Be Coming Home Soon

Adolf was a perfectly good baby name until you-know-who showed up. Likewise, names like Aryan had no negative connotation at all until that same guy started saying anyone who wasn't Aryan was inferior and quite probably should be put to death....

Blind Couple Reunited With Baby Taken Away by State

Erika Johnson and Blake Sinnett's daughter, Mikaela Sinnett, was returned to them after 57 days in foster care. Credit: David Eulitt, Kansas City Star / MCT
Erika Johnson and Blake Sinnett of Missouri had a baby. For two days. Then they had a...
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British Columbia to Divorcing Parents: Play Nice ... or Else

British Columbia wants divorcing parents to cool it. Credit: Getty Images
British Columbia doesn't care who started it. The two of you need to play nice, or so help British Columbia, it's going to pull over and finish it. Government officials...

Melissa Etheridge's Ex Seeks Full Custody of Twins as Their Split Takes Nasty Turn

Singer Melissa Etheridge and partner Tammy Lynn Michaels in 2007. Credit: AP
Singer Melissa Etheridge tried to put a slight smile on her divorce from former actress Tammy Lynn Michaels, saying their decision to split was mutual. Turns out...

Massachusetts Fathers Fighting Custody Injustice or a Phantom Menace?

Brian Ayers, who has a child with his ex-girlfriend, is paying child support and fighting in court to get more time with his 14-month-old son. Credit: Nancy Palmieri
Many men across the country -- across the globe, really -- are fighting what...

Paul McCartney to bring Heather on tour?

Having finally reached a settlement in his rather long and nasty divorce, you would think the last thing Paul McCartney would want to do is hang out with ex-wife Heather Mills. But according to reports, Paul has invited her to join him on his...

Rights of non-traditional parents

Non-traditional couples who want to have children have many options. Adoption and artificial insemination are two well known choices. Both of these choices can be expensive. If a couple chooses the sperm donor route, is it a better choice to use an...

Boys win right not to live in France

I've only been to France for a short vacation -- and, while it was nice, I can't say I'd want to live there. That's an opinion shared by two British boys, ages 11 and 16, who hate living in France so much that they petitioned a judge so they could...

Surrogate decides to keep baby, judge agrees

It's been over twenty year since the Baby M case and yet we're still no closer to the solving problems that can come up with surrogacy than we were back then. A Florida couple is continuing their battle for custody for Emma Grace, the child born to...

Britney Spears to undergo random drug testing

The judge in the Britney Spears-Kevin Federline custody dispute has ruled that if Britney wants to keep her kids, she will have to undergo random drug and alcohol testing and hire a parenting coach. In his ruling, Los Angeles Superior Court...

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