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Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes

FORT WORTH — The 3-year-old boy who could upend a 40-year-old law aimed at protecting Native American children barreled into the suburban living room, merrily defying his parents’ prediction that he might be shy. He had a thatch of night-black hair and dark eyes that glowed with mischievous curiosity. As he pumped a stranger’s hand… Read More »

Texas woman dies after botched plastic surgery in Mexico: report

Laura Avila is on life support following the attempted procedure in Mexico, her family claims. (GoFundMe/Angie Avila) The Texas woman who suffered severe brain damage from surgical complications tied to plastic surgery in Mexico has died. TMZ reported Saturday that Laura Avila, 35, died just days after her family made the decision to move her… Read More »