Stories tagged: families
Thu., March 23, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Mount Spokane is not a world-class peak, a 14er or one of the Seven Summits. It’s not even the highest mountain in Eastern Washington. But it serves a monumental role …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
An Oregon woman who has been a midwife for four decades is accused of illegally delivering at least two babies in Kennewick.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
A North Carolina lawmaker filed a bill in the North Carolina House that would establish life at the moment of conception.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Police say a caretaker was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident with dementia at an Ohio assisted living home and has been charged with gross sexual …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
A doctor in northern Spain says a 64-year-old woman has given birth to healthy twins following her second successful pregnancy at an advanced age.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 4:31 a.m.
Measuring changes in infants’ brain growth can allow doctors to predict the likelihood that they will be diagnosed with autism in their toddler years, according to research published Wednesday by …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
State auditors say Idaho’s child welfare system is overwhelmed, with too few foster parents, too heavy caseloads for social workers and not enough infrastructure to hold it all together.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is promising to veto legislation banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying such a “socially divisive” proposal hurts the state’s image.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
A woman born on January 1 gave birth to an Idaho hospital’s only 2017 New Year’s Day baby.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 9 a.m.
How can I get my kids to understand that losing – or at least not being perfect at everything – is part of life?
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
We hadn’t planned on going away for our anniversary, even though it’s a major milestone. Before my next column runs, Curtis and I will hit the quarter century mark of …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
During the holiday break, catch a movie. Many can be seen for free or inexpensively.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
Two children who died saving the lives of even younger children are among 21 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
U.S. women are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy, sometimes to treat morning sickness, new reports suggest. Though the actual numbers are small, the trend raises concerns because of evidence linking …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
About 15 local law enforcement officers could be seen inside the Moscow Wal-Mart on Saturday morning, and it was not because a huge crime had been reported.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to block states from cutting off federal family planning grants to Planned Parenthood, finalizing a rule that is to take effect just days before …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 11:41 a.m.
Head Start, the federal program that provides education, nutrition and health services to low-income children and their families, is not adequately funded and is administered so differently from state to …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
Republican Gov. John Kasich signed a bill Tuesday imposing a 20-week abortion ban while vetoing stricter provisions in a separate measure that would have barred the procedure at the first …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday permanently blocked a state law that would have required abortion providers to have special relationships with hospitals, in continuing fallout from a Supreme Court …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
A federal judge is being asked to block additional parts of a contentious Florida abortion law.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will revoke the operating license of Northwest Children’s Home in Lewiston on Jan. 4 over allegations of sex offenses, assaults, fire safety problems …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 5:36 a.m.
Rising income inequality has eroded the ability for American children to grow up to earn more than their parents, according to groundbreaking new research from a superstar team of economists …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill that Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Thursday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
A woman has been arrested after police found a 2-year-old child and a 6-month-old child locked inside a car in Everett in 35 degree weather.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Aiming to reduce test-taking in America’s classrooms, the Obama administration released final rules Wednesday to help states and school districts take a new approach to the standardized tests students must …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
A Rhode Island mother says she lost her child care voucher when the state’s new benefits computer system mistakenly changed the status of her four children from living to dead.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 7:41 a.m.
A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Charleston, South Carolina, after a baby was born in the middle of the flight.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
The world’s population grew slightly to 7.4 billion in 2016, the U.N. said Thursday, with a substantial youth bulge challenging political and social systems across the planet.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 9:32 a.m.
More than 500 callers have expressed interest in caring for a newborn baby girl who was surrendered on Thanksgiving Day morning at a suburban New York fire station.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Ohio has revoked the operating license of one of the state’s few remaining abortion clinics on the grounds that it failed to obtain a required transfer agreement with a nearby …