Child custody

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2017 file photo, taken in Tunis, Tunisia, Faouzi Trabelsi shows a photo of himself posing with his grandson, Tamim Jandoubi, who has been trapped in a prison in Libya since his parents, both Tunisians who left home to join the Islamic State group, died in an American airstrike in February 2016. A 3-year-old Tunisian orphan whose parents left home to join the Islamic State group has returned to his grandfather's custody after over a year in a Libyan prison. (AP Photo/Ons Abid, File)
October 12, 2017 - 2:04 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A 3-year-old Tunisian orphan whose parents left home to join the Islamic State group has returned to his grandfather's custody after over a year in a Libyan prison. Trilling joyfully, a small crowd gathered at the airport late Wednesday in Tunis as Tamim Jandoubi and his...
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October 11, 2017 - 1:41 pm
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge has reduced the child custody rights of a woman who was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. Oakland County Judge Karen McDonald ruled Wednesday that Rebecca Bredow will no longer have primary custody...
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FILE- In this Saturday, March 29, 2014 file photo, a woman drives a car in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi Arabia authorities announced Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017, that women will be allowed to drive for the first time in the ultra-conservative kingdom from next summer, fulfilling a key demand of women's rights activists who faced detention for defying the ban. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, FILE)
September 27, 2017 - 11:34 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to get behind the wheel as of next summer, following a landmark royal decree allowing women to drive — but they are still likely to be told to get a man's permission to buy a car. Here is a look at some of the hurdles women still face...
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September 25, 2017 - 5:44 pm
A 1-month-old baby found on the side of an Oklahoma interstate in a car seat stuffed with $5,500 in cash and a birth certificate was in state custody Monday as authorities continued to investigate why the boy was abandoned. Oklahoma City police said a church group returning from an amusement park...
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September 20, 2017 - 5:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject same-sex couples who want to adopt children or become foster parents, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the practice. Groups such as Catholic Charities and Bethany Christian Services...
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September 05, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a boy found encased in concrete (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The father of a boy whose dead body was found encased in concrete says officials received at least four reports of abuse against the child while he was in his mother's custody. Authorities...
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August 21, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka withdrew from the U.S. Open on Monday because she was unable to resolve a custody dispute with her infant son's father. The 28-year-old star from Belarus gave birth to her first child in December and she returned to the tour in...
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Green Party's gay rights activist Volker Beck, front right, and fellow faction members celebrate with a confetti popper after German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, voted to legalize same-sex marriage in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
June 30, 2017 - 11:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a move widely supported across the country that brings Germany in line with many of its Western peers. Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the measure, but paved the way for its passage by allowing members of her...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, gestures as a lawmaker raising a "No"-polling card during a meeting of the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building on same-sex marriage in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
June 30, 2017 - 5:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage after a short but emotional debate, bringing the country in line with many of its Western peers. Though Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the measure, she paved the way for its passage by freeing other members of her...
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In this June 8, 2017 photo, Madison Bonner-Bianchi, center, poses for photos with her parents Mark Shumway, from left, Kimberli Bonner and Victoria Bianchi in Oakland, Calif. American courts have for decades granted some rights to grandparents, stepparents and others in children's lives, but parents have uniquely broad rights and responsibilities. Advocates say acknowledging a third parent reflects the realities of some families. Among them: a man seeking to remain in a paternal role after DNA shows someone else fathered the child he's raising; a terminally ill single mom joining forces with a couple to provide surviving parents for her child. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 18, 2017 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Madison's family clustered for a photo in a California courtroom, commemorating the day it finally became official that she has three parents. The adults she calls Mom, Dad and Mama were all there for her birth, after the women decided to have a child together and...
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