Stories tagged: Children
Mon., July 17, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
The British government says that starting next year pornography websites will have to verify that their users are at least 18.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Minors who enter the U.S. without permission must be given a court hearing to determine whether they can be released, a federal appeals court panel decided unanimously Wednesday.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 6:02 a.m.
Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
When doctors and nurses at the Vatican’s showcase children’s hospital complained in 2014 that corners were being cut and medical protocols ignored, the Vatican responded by ordering up a secret …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
An aid group is warning that more than 20,000 children in drought-hit Somalia could starve to death in the coming months without continued international assistance.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 12:45 a.m.
Ryan Day has never used cannabis in his life.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
LACEY, Wash. – Authorities say a 4-year-old girl died after falling from a second-floor window southwest of Tacoma in Lacey. The Olympian reported firefighters were called to a duplex in …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
The U.N. children’s agency warned Friday that a critical funding shortfall is threatening aid to 9 million Syrian children, both in their country and among the refugees in neighboring states.
Sun., June 11, 2017
This ability field, the first of its kind in the Spokane area, is designed to be a “literal game changer” for athletes with disabilities.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
The United Nation’s children agency warned Friday that the fight for the Islamic State group’s stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria is threatening the lives of more than 40,000 children, …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
A man has been convicted of sexually assaulting six girls in the same Pennsylvania family, fathering two children by one of them.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
The state of Idaho has lifted an admissions ban at the Northwest Children’s Home in Lewiston after it showed sufficient progress in correcting problems revealed in an investigation last year.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
Graco Children’s Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
A report by the U.N. children’s agency published on Wednesday warned that more than 300,000 children have been migrating alone worldwide over a two-year period, in a dramatic escalation of …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
A floating playground in an Idaho lake has city officials questioning its legality.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Amazon is offering a thinner and lighter version of its cheapest, 7-inch tablet, while shaving $10 off the price of an 8-inch model.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
A nonprofit group says it plans to appeal after it was denied a permit to build a retreat for children with cancer in central Idaho.
Sun., May 14, 2017
This is for the lumps in throats at every milestone. First steps. First day of kindergarten. Last day of elementary school. First day of middle school. Probably the second day …
Wed., May 10, 2017
In Washington state, half of all children are covered by Medicaid. In U.S. Rep. McMorris Rodgers’ district, it’s 57 percent. Under the AHCA, Medicaid would lose $880 billion over 10 …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire in New York City that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Washington state lawmakers have passed a variety of tweaks to state marijuana laws, including new rules for what can appear on pot billboards.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 11:01 a.m.
Children searching for Easter eggs at a southeast Portland playground found a water bottle that contained syringes.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Nancy Kerrigan is opening up about her personal struggles after having six miscarriages in an eight-year span.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Officials say an Idaho police officer has been accused of sexually abusing two girls within the last 11 years.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Records show dozens of babies were surrendered to Child Protective Services from 2009 to 2016 under a Washington state law that allows parents to turn their newborns over to protective …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 6:12 a.m.
Environmental Protection Agency officials are proposing to eliminate two programs focused on limiting children’s exposure to lead-based paint – which is known to cause damage to developing brains and nervous …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 11 a.m.
A $15.3 million lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services and child welfare workers accuses them of allowing two girls to live with a known registered sex offender.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Meagan Holt sat in the front row of a committee hearing earlier this week holding her 4-year-old daughter Maddie in one arm and a syringe filled with cannabis oil in …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
Children with elevated blood-lead levels at age 11 ended up as adults with lower cognitive function and lower-status occupations than their parents, according to research that offers one of the …
Sat., March 25, 2017
Not only do our children deserve the best coverage, but untreated pediatric illnesses grow into expensive adult medical conditions.