The president of Russia signs a new law banning American families from adopting Russian children in foster care and orphanages. The ban goes into effect on the first of January and many families are now wondering if their adoption proceedings will be thrown out.
A plan to end the AIDS epidemic was recently outlined by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in anticipation of World AIDS Day.
The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.
The Vatican’s ambassador to the United States has died at Johns Hopkins Hospital after suffering complications from lung surgery.