Children and Childhood

Churchill: Recognizing Frog, Toad and Arnold Lobel in Schenectady

7 hours ago   |   Times Union

SCHENECTADY - The cat in the hat? He's great. That caterpillar who is very hungry? A bit glutenous, but also terrific. Yet in my household neither Dr. Seuss' cat or Eric...
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Louisiana House seeking to cover more children in Medicaid

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

House lawmakers are proposing to expand Louisiana's Medicaid program to include more children with disabilities whose parents make too much money to qualify under current...
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Russian air raids kill five children in northwest Syria

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

At least 10 civilians killed in Russian air attack on town of Kafranbel, Idlib province.
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Meet Karli, the new ‘Sesame Street' muppet in foster care

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

“Sesame Street” has introduced a new Muppet with the aim of highlighting the stories and unique love of foster families. The center of the new initiative is a Muppet named...
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13 arrested in underage sex sting

8 hours ago   |   Times Union

Thirteen men, ranging from 24 to 60 years old, were arrested in a sting and accused of attempted rape of a child less than 15 years old, State Police said. The charges include...
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Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation's leading tobacco producers, said Monday he was introducing...
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Guatemalan Teenager Dies at Border Station While Awaiting Move to Shelter

9 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   5 articles

The unidentified 16-year-old boy is the third migrant child to die in Custom and Border Protection's custody since December. All three of the children were from Guatemala.
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'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

9 hours ago   |   WLKY   |   2 articles

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street.
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Remember: Massive EF5 tornado hits Moore on May 20, 2013

Remember: Massive EF5 tornado hits Moore on May 20, 2013

9 hours ago   |   KMBC

On May 20, 2013, a massive EF 5 tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma. Twenty-five lives were lost, including seven children who died while trying to take shelter at Plaza Towers Elementary.
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Video Shows Police Telling Black Woman It's A ‘Crime' To Play Malcolm X Speeches

9 hours ago   |   News One

It has been more than 50 years since Malcolm X traveled around the globe to bring awareness to human rights violations being made against Black people in America. A quick...
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Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda. Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Former White House counsel Don McGahn is slated to appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, but that may not come to pass. The New York Times is reporting by way of... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street. Read more ...

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

Kings Island offering free admission to military, veterans this weekend

Kings Island offering free admission to military, veterans this weekend

Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Read more ...

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

BERLIN - Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent... Read more ...

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

A federal judge said Monday that the president cannot block a House subpoena to Mazars USA, an accounting firm for Trump and his businesses. Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...