Archbishop of Canterbury learns his father was secretary to Churchill

Apr 9, 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury learns his father was secretary to Churchill

Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, has discovered his biological father was the former private secretary to Britain’s war-time leader Winston Churchill, he said in a statement Friday. “In the last month I have discovered that my biological father is not Gavin Welby, but ...

Feb 21, 2016

Crackdown on questionable adoption agencies in works

The ruling coalition is considering making it mandatory for adoption agencies to be licensed, as opposed to merely registered, informed sources said. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its partner, Komeito, hope the stiffer requirements will shut down questionable agencies that charge excessive fees ...

Fraser the rabbit enjoys a bit of company

| Feb 7, 2016

Fraser the rabbit enjoys a bit of company

It doesn’t get any cuter than this little bunny named Fraser — and his 18 brothers and sisters — that ARK took in from an elderly couple that didn’t seem to quite understand the birds and the bees when it came to bunnies. Fraser ...

Bring it on

| Jul 5, 2015

Bring it on

Jin, a beautiful dapple 4-year-old Akita, is a special-needs dog. An irreversible eye problem led to his total loss of sight and, though he had no problem adjusting, he does need someone who is happy to work as his trustworthy and considerate partner. Weighing ...

1975 Operation Babylift participants are reunited

Apr 26, 2015

1975 Operation Babylift participants are reunited

With the Viet Cong making their final push toward taking Saigon in April 1975, the fate of thousands of Vietnamese orphans was uncertain until U.S. President Gerald Ford ordered remaining U.S. forces to evacuate the children. Forty years after the final flight of Operation ...

Oct 31, 2014

U.K. opens National Sperm Bank amid donor shortage

Britain has opened a National Sperm Bank to help meet rising demand for donors. The sperm bank is based at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital 115 miles (185 kilometers) northwest of London. Officials said Thursday it is designed to help single women, men with fertility ...