It took Brian and Kelly Bielski of Roselle much longer than anticipated to adopt their son Mason, now 4, from a Russian orphanage in 2011 because of political and legal entanglements that have only gotten worse in recent days.
Courtesy of the Bielski Family
Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers (90) recovers a loose ball and is stopped by Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) during the second quarter Sunday at Ford Field in Detroit. The Bears would ultimately beat the Lions but lose out on the playoffs after the Minneosta Vikings beat the Green Bay Packers.
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What you may have missed this weekend: Bears, Lovie run out of luck; no deal on 'fiscal cliff' but at least we won't have to pay more for milk; Hillary Clinton hospitalized for blood clot; Hastert says compromise necessary for all politicans; misconceptions often follow group homes; suburban families react to Russia's adoption ban; and see the best images from the DH photographers from this year.