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Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013

Nia Vardalos Opens Up On Becoming An "Instant Mom" Through Adoption

Nia Vardalos Opens Up On Becoming An "Instant Mom" Through Adoption

Nia Vardalos discusses her new book, "Instant Mom," in which she describes her struggles to become pregnant and then eventually choosing to adopt a 3-year-old girl.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Mom Fosters 90 Kids

Mom Fosters 90 Kids

Lisa Alvarez talks to NBC 6 about the more than 90 children she has fostered over the past 12 years.

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013

Special Mother's Day for Mom, Daughter Injured in Boston Bombing

Special Mother's Day for Mom, Daughter Injured in Boston Bombing

This Mother's Day promises to be even more special than usual for a mother and daughter who were critically injured in the Boston Marathon bombings last month.

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013

Pennsylvania Woman and Birth Mother Reunited on Facebook

Pennsylvania Woman and Birth Mother Reunited on Facebook

For at least a year, a woman in Bucks County tried mightily to become Facebook friends with Dianne Gill of St. Petersburg, Fla. Gill didn't want to let her in. "If I don't know a person, I don't accept a friend...

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Three Hospitalized After Family Hit by Car in Dania Beach
Three Hospitalized After Family Hit by Car in Dania Beach

Members of a family in town for a cruise are instead recovering in a Fort Lauderdale hospital after being hit by a car Sunday night.

Miami International Airport Concourse E Briefly Closed
Miami International Airport Concourse E Briefly Closed

Miami-Dade Police Department along with the Transportation Security Administration are investigating a suspicious item found in Miami International Airport’s Concourse E.

Antidepressant Dose Doubled Before Girl Streamed Her Suicide
Antidepressant Dose Doubled Before Girl Streamed Her Suicide

A month before a South Florida foster child live-streamed her suicide on Facebook Live, a doctor doubled her dosage of an antidepressant. The Miami Herald reported Sunday that Zoloft was the antidepressant prescribed to 14-year-old Naika Venant, and it has a critical warning that it increases the risk of suicide in children. The drug had a "black box" warning — the strongest advisory from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Man Saved Hanging from High Rise Reunites with Rescue Crew
Man Saved Hanging from High Rise Reunites with Rescue Crew

A heartfelt reunion between Marcos Perdomo and the men who saved his life.

US Economy to Grow Slower Than Trump Pledged: Survey
US Economy to Grow Slower Than Trump Pledged: Survey

U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. The economy will grow a solid 2.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, according to 50 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics. Those rates would be up from 2016's anemic pace of 1.6 percent.

1 Killed, 6 Hospitalized in Miami Car Crash
1 Killed, 6 Hospitalized in Miami Car Crash

One person died and six others were rushed to the hospital Sunday afternoon after two vehicles collided in Miami, according to Miami Fire Rescue spokesperson Ignatius Carroll.