Adoptees Receive Right To Birth Certificate Under New NY LawDemocratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the law Thursday. The law is set to take effect Jan. 15.
Dozens Of Foster Kids Get Adopted In Special Ceremony; More Adoptive Families Are NeededDozens of children in New York City are smiling like they never have before. 
Bill Granting N.Y. Adoptees Immediate Access To Their Birth Certificates Heads To Cuomo For SignatureUnder current law, birth certificates for adopted children can only be released by going to court and asking for access. 
Assemblyman Out To Overturn 84-Year-Old New York Law That Keeps Adopted Children's Birth Parents ConcealedNew York is considered one of the most difficult states for people who are adopted to get their original birth certificates, naming their biological parents.
Many Lives Changed Forever During ACS Adoption MonthA lot of hearts were filled with joy Thursday at Brooklyn Family Court.
DNA Testing Helps Adoptees Track Down Their Biological FamiliesThe company MyHeritage has launched a new program to help adoptees reunite with their birth families -- and it's free.
Missed Flight Changes 3 Lives: Woman Adopts Fellow Passenger's babyA young woman missed her flight, changing the course of three lives.
Man Gets Emotional When Stepdaughter Takes His Last Name For ChristmasVincent Raven was left in tears after opening a Christmas gift from his stepdaughter this year.
Teen Surprises Emotional Stepdad With Adoption Papers for The HolidayThis should teach parents to never assume that their kids are going to just go for the standard 'cute gift' for the holidays. This stepdad was left speechless after he opened his Christmas present.
'It’s Like A Miracle:' Long Island Family Opens Its Heart & Home To Orphan From ChinaThe 2-year-old girl was born with a rare syndrome and abandoned at birth. Her fate was to live her life in a remote and rural Chinese orphanage.
Surprise! Man Gives Step-Father Adoption Papers After 30 YearsJoel Glenn decided his step-dad's 60th birthday would be the perfect time to surprise the man who has meant the world to him since coming into his life at just 10-years-old with something very special.