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The Socialist majority in Parliament will try to override President Anibal Cavaco Silva's veto.

January 25 2016 3:10 PM

The couple had cared for the baby for a month before finding out she is not their child.

January 11 2016 8:45 AM

Adoption was a workaround that protected many LGBT couples, but now it complicates the quest for wedded bliss.

January 08 2016 7:04 AM

As the nation's high court considers the case, it recalled the Alabama Supreme Court's decision, which voided the woman's adoption of her ex-partner's children.

December 14 2015 5:29 PM

Phyllis Gilmore, head of the state's child welfare department, denies there's any bias at work, although she says families with a mother and father are best.

December 12 2015 7:05 PM

Right now there are nearly 400,000 children in the U.S. without a family, and more than 100,000 of them are eligible for adoption.  

November 30 2015 7:29 PM

Judge Tim Fox's ruling inititially applies only to the three couples who filed suit, but he's indicated he's likely to expand it statewide.

November 24 2015 4:43 PM