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Logano takes NASCAR pole; Elliott, Harvick, Hamlin to rear

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Former NASCAR Cup Series champions Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick will start at the rear of the field Sunday at Darlington Raceway. Denny Hamlin will be bac...

Ukraine's surrogate mothers trapped between the frontlines

Camouflage-patterned sleeping bags, shelves stacked with cans, baby cribs side by side with gas masks. Shortly before the outbreak of the war, Ukraine's largest surrogacy agency, BioTexCom, publis...

Alysa Liu eyes 3rd US figure skating title, 1st Olympic spot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alysa Liu already has won a pair of U.S. figure skating championships, breaking Tara Lipinski's record for the youngest winner at age 13 and then defending her title with an in...

Braves' Freeman celebrates his new baby 'twins with a twist'

Freddie Freeman found a way to top the double honors of winning the NL MVP and Hank Aaron Award. The Atlanta Braves first baseman's bigger thrill is having two new baby boys. He desc...

Russian investigators target gay fathers

A few years ago, lawyer Vladimir (name changed) who lives in a big Russian city decided to have a child with the help of a surrogate mother. His whole family was pleased when a girl was born. She was ...

Court: Son born abroad to gay couple is a U.S. citizen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against the U.S. State Department in its quest to deny the citizenship of one of two twins born abroad to a gay married couple. T...

Virus keeps Chinese couple from baby born to Idaho surrogate

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Chinese couple has been prevented by coronavirus health restrictions from traveling to the U.S. to take custody of their newborn child, who remains with her surrogate mother in I...

Virus stalls work to keep alive a rare rhino subspecies

NANYUKI, Kenya (AP) — It’s not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic. Groundbreaking work to keep a...

World's first in vitro cheetah cubs born at Ohio zoo

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — Two cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer to a surrogate mother for the first time, Ohio zoo officials announced Monday. ...

'Amazing': New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino species

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort to keep the species alive. Just two animals remain, and ...

Friends say woman freed from death row led bittersweet life

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Gaile Owens left the Tennessee Prison for Women in 2011, after more than two decades on death row, her life seemed a textbook example of redemption and hope. ...

Taiwan becomes new market for surrogacy after legalization of same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although surrogacy is illegal in Taiwan, more and more same-sex partners have become parents via an overseas surrogate mother, CNA cited Thomas Reuters on Monday (Dec. 23)...

Gay married couple sues after daughter denied US citizenship

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A gay married couple in Maryland is suing to challenge the State Department's refusal to recognize the U.S. citizenship of their infant daughter, who was born in Canada to a s...

Scientist succeed in creating 2 northern white rhino embryos

CREMONA, Italy (AP) — An international consortium of scientists and conservationists says they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino, a milestone in assisted ...

Judge: Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. ...