Children and Childhood

50 children saved as Interpol exposes pedophile ring sharing child abuse images

50 children saved as Interpol exposes pedophile ring sharing child abuse images

7 minutes ago   |   KSBW

Police believe there are still 100 children yet to be located.
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Raw video: Authorities discuss arrests of 12 people after ICAC investigation

Raw video: Authorities discuss arrests of 12 people after ICAC investigation

37 minutes ago   |   WMUR

A joint operation led by the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force resulted in the arrests of 12 people on accusations that they traveled for the purpose of...
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Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult

51 minutes ago   |   Time

Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man...
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$2.1 million drug to treat rare genetic disease approved by FDA

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

The drug, Zolgensma, is being called a "miracle drug" and will be used to treat children with spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA.
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Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

VATICAN CITY - The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they...
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Profoundly disabled girl dies, mom will continue advocating for children like her

Profoundly disabled girl dies, mom will continue advocating for children like her

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

Sophia Weaver, a North Carolina girl whose restrictive disabilities made her a rallying point for activists, passed away at 10 years old on Thursday, after two months in...
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A Boston museum publicly apologized after a group of black students on a field trip said they were told, 'No food, no drink, no watermelon'

A Boston museum publicly apologized after a group of black students on a field trip said they were told, 'No food, no drink, no watermelon'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A Boston museum publicly apologized after a group of seventh-grade students on a field trip said they endured racist comments from staff and patrons. One employee told the...
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Stark social inequalities in children's body mass index

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have found that socioeconomic inequalities in children's body mass index emerge during the preschool years and widen across childhood and into early adolescence. By...
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Dog shot, dad held at gunpoint by masked intruders at Texas family's home

3 hours ago   |   ABC

One of the intruders held the dad at gunpoint as his wife and children slept inside. The dog was shot when it lunged at the suspects.
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Trump uses 1996 welfare reform bill to go after immigrants who use public benefits

Trump uses 1996 welfare reform bill to go after immigrants who use public benefits

3 hours ago   |   Think Progress

President Trump is getting serious about going after immigrants who use public benefits. In a presidential memorandum issued Thursday, Trump announced he will direct federal...
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Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times...

Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times on social media

The video has been slowed down, which makes her words seem slurred. Read more ...

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

The ban is set to take effect Aug. 28 unless it's blocked in court. Read more ...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender Patients

A federal agency issued a proposed rule Friday that rolls back Obama-era protections for transgender patients. Advocates for transgender people say the rule leaves them... Read more ...

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Wildlife officials are warning anyone headed to New Jersey about an invasive species of jellyfish in the water. Read more ...

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

President Donald Trump has approved a deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, apparently meant to deter what Washington calls an ongoing threat to US interests from Iran. Read more ...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met online, police say

He took the woman out on a date the same day they met, and the two agreed to get married within a week of meeting, authorities in Georgia said. Read more ...

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex

A Disney World employee was nabbed for trying to lure an 8-year-old girl for sex - after bringing a child-sized pink dress and condoms to the “encounter” that was actually... Read more ...

102-year-old woman suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbor

102-year-old woman suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbor

An autopsy revealed she died by asphyxiation, after being strangled and punched in the head. Read more ...

Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs could get life in prison

Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs could get life in prison

A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents Read more ...

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy - Britain's... Read more ...