To hear federal officials tell it, one of the best solutions to America’s foster-care crisis often boils down to one word: adoption. New figures released by the Department of Health and Human Services show that 46,000 foster-care children were legally adopted in 1999, a 28% increase from the previous year’s total
Martin Sheen says he understands the recent hell his son Charlie has been going through, because he’s been there. As he told the U.K.’s Telegraph March 21, he’s experienced his own “psychotic episodes,” including some in public
A 19-year-old Jordanian bent on committing “violent jihad” was arrested Thursday after undercover FBI agents foiled his attempt to bomb an office tower in Dallas, Texas, authorities announced late Thursday. Federal officials said Hosam Maher Husein Smadi, who entered the U.S
For Peer Schatz’s inspiration as a business leader, he looks to nature. “The most successful organizations are in biology, with their continuous adaptation toward survival,” said Schatz, chief executive officer of Qiagen, a Swiss firm that develops genetic testing technology.