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They Handed Their Baby Over the Fence. 2 Months Later, No Word

Afghan mom and dad handed infant to US troops at Kabul airport in August, haven't seen baby since

(Newser) - On Aug. 19, Mirza Ali Ahmadi, his wife, and five children headed to the Kabul airport, hoping to flee the country as the Taliban wrested control of Afghanistan. Of the family of seven, however, just six ended up on an evacuation flight to Qatar, then to Germany and the US,...

Former First Daughter Gives Birth to First Daughter

Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush, and husband Craig Coyne welcome Cora Georgia

(Newser) - Former first daughter Barbara Bush has given birth to her first child, a baby girl. Cora Georgia Coyne was born Monday in Maine, not far from the family's Walker's Point compound in Kennebunkport, former President George W. Bush said in a statement Tuesday, per the AP . He said...

Baby Born on Evacuation Plane Gets Fitting Name

Meet Reach, named for the C-17 aircraft with 'Reach 828' call sign

(Newser) - The name of a baby girl born last weekend aboard a military aircraft evacuating her mother out of Afghanistan has been revealed—and it's in honor of the plane that carried her family away from the Taliban-seized country. Gen. Tod Wolters, the head of the US European Command, told...

Family Member Have a Baby? Hug a Bag of Rice

It's a workaround in Japan for relatives who can't visit with newborns during the pandemic

(Newser) - Congratulations, you're the proud new grandfather of a bouncing baby ... bag of rice? That's the idea behind a product created by Kome no Zoto Yoshimiya, a rice company in Japan owned by Naruo Ono. Relatives who can't visit new parents due to the pandemic will instead receive...

'Ray of Hope': World's Smallest Baby at Birth Goes Home

Kwek Yu Xuan was just 7.47 oz. when born. A year later, she's a healthy 14 pounds.

(Newser) - When Kwek Yu Xuan was born in early June 2020, four months early, the tiny newborn was about 9.5 inches long and weighed just 7.47 ounces—about how much an apple weighs, making her the smallest baby ever born, per the BBC . Yu Xuan's mother, who had...

Newborn Taken, Woman Held In Assault With Bear Spray

Police say the attacker met the new mom on Facebook

(Newser) - A Canadian woman is accused of kidnapping a newborn after overpowering a family with bear spray. Police say the accused met the new mom on Facebook and brought over a gift on Friday. She returned to her Ottawa home Sunday afternoon with bear spray, CTV News reports. According to police,...

Baby Waiting to Be Born for 28 Years Is Finally Here

Molly Gibson, born from an adopted embryo frozen in 1992, sets a world record

(Newser) - In a twist on adoption, a Tennessee infant born in October now holds a world record that was previously claimed by her big sister. Per the New York Post , Tina and Ben Gibson had tried to have a child for five years, but they'd struggled to conceive (Ben has...

Infected Mom Gives Birth to Baby With Antibodies

Celine Ng-Chan's child appears to have extra protection from COVID-19

(Newser) - Welcome to the world, Aldrin: Looks like you came with extra protection. Born in Singapore from a mother who'd been infected with COVID-19, the baby has antibodies against the virus, Sky News reports. "It's very interesting," the mother, Celine Ng-Chan, told the Straits Times after the...

Australia: Women From 10 Flights Had 'Invasive' Exams in Qatar

Qatar is apologizing after search for abandoned newborn went awry

(Newser) - A baby was born and abandoned at an airport in Doha, Qatar, and now officials are apologizing over their controversial attempt to find the mother amid the revelation that there may have been more women involved than initially reported. After a newborn girl was found Oct. 2 in a trash...

Liam on the Rise, Karen Falls From Grace on Name Charts
One Baby Name Is Surging
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One Baby Name Is Surging in Different Countries

'Liam' is quite the popular choice globally, though not so much in Ireland

(Newser) - If you've been noticing a bunch of Liams running around, and you're not a current resident of Ireland, you're not the only one. Liam was the top name for baby boys in the US this year, and the Guardian reports that more than 20,000 babies here...

Kaling Makes 'Extraordinary' Reveal on Colbert

'Office' actress welcomed 2nd child, a son, last month

(Newser) - Mindy Kaling popped in remotely on the Late Show on Thursday, and host Stephen Colbert prodded her to tell his audience about "something extraordinary that nobody knows." The big reveal from the 41-year-old Office actress: She's a mom again, People reports. "I'm telling it for...

Kate Beckinsale: 'I Absolutely Collapsed Inside'
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Kate Beckinsale: 'I Absolutely Collapsed Inside'

The British actress reaches out to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

(Newser) - Kate Beckinsale isn't just sending her love to a grieving couple. She's been there, she says, and it was brutal. The British actress says she's seen people criticizing Chrissy Teigen and husband John Legend for sharing intimate photos about the loss of their third child following pregnancy...

Meghan McCain's Patriotic Baby Is Here

'View' co-host welcomes daughter Liberty Sage with husband Ben Domenech

(Newser) - Meghan McCain is now a mom. The 35-year-old co-host of The View gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on Monday, and Today notes the new addition has a most patriotic name. "We are excited to share the happy news that our @MeghanMcCain and her husband Ben Domenech...

NFL Player's New Son Makes Surprise Arrival

Kevin Byard helped his wife Clarke as she gave birth in a bathtub

(Newser) - An NFL player says he made the catch of a lifetime before the 2020 season even started, ESPN reports. Kevin Byard, star safety for the Tennessee Titans, says his wife suddenly gave birth on Aug. 23 in their Tennessee home—and he was the only one there to help. Byard...

1-Year-Old Dies After Wildfire Traps Family

They tried to flee fast-moving Washington blaze

(Newser) - A 1-year-old boy in Washington state has become the youngest victim of the devastating wildfires burning in the Pacific Northwest. Okanogan County Sheriff Tony Hawley says Uriel Hyland died and parents Jacob Hyland, 31, and Jamie Hyland, 26, were severely burned while trying to escape the Cold Springs Fire, Fox...

Ed Sheeran, Wife Welcome Baby With Adventurous Name

Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran is their daughter's new name

(Newser) - A tiny pair of socks on a rainbow-colored blanket. That's the picture Ed Sheeran showed as he made the big announcement this week that he and his wife, Cherry Seaborn, are new parents, the BBC reports. "Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave...

Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom Have a New Baby—and a Message

Couple has welcomed Daisy Dove Bloom, and they'd like everyone to donate to UNICEF

(Newser) - Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are now the proud parents of a baby girl, and along with news of the arrival of little Daisy Dove Bloom, the couple shared a deeper message. The New York Post reports that Perry and Bloom, both goodwill ambassadors for UNICEF, revealed their big news...

Anderson Cooper on New Baby: I'll Be 'Dad,' My Ex Will Be 'Papa'

CNN host explains to Howard Stern why former BF Benjamin Maisani is helping him raise little Wyatt

(Newser) - Wyatt Morgan Cooper's most famous dad is Anderson Cooper, but he's got a second one who will help raise him as well. Per Page Six , the CNN anchor dished about his new son Tuesday on Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show, and he told Stern that ex-boyfriend Benjamin...

Wonder No More About Meaning of Baby Musk's Name

Tesla CEO's girlfriend Grimes explains what X Æ A-12 stands for

(Newser) - It's not clear where the happy family of three is going to live long term yet, but Elon Musk, girlfriend Grimes, and little X Æ A-12 Musk will soon be settling in at home together. And it looks like the curious won't have to wonder any longer what...

Boris Johnson Back in Hospital, This Time for a Good Reason

'Healthy baby boy' born Wednesday in London to British PM, partner Carrie Symonds

(Newser) - Boris Johnson finally has some good news to report. The British prime minister and his fiancee Carrie Symonds, both of whom fell ill with the novel coronavirus, have announced the birth of their first child together. The statement said the couple was "thrilled" to welcome a "healthy baby...

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