DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. When his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be a tumor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Karen Pence, the vice president’s wife, said Wednesday that art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed for years, is the issue she will highlight during the Trump administration.
The Kansas City nonprofit, the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, is dedicated to making high quality theatre accessible to everyone. Artistic Director Karen Paisley says theatre is a fundamental birthright to all.
The Kind Foundation announced its newest project to invest $20 million in the initiative called Empatico, which seeks to connect children from around the world through education with the goal of teaching children empathy for different cultures.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposed overhaul of New Mexico’s state science standards for public schools came under intense criticism Monday at a packed public hearing in the state capital for omitting or deleting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth.
New data from Childline shows a 15% increase in the number of children and youth that are calling into hotlines with suicidal thoughts. Helplines conducted more than 60 sessions with suicidal children on the phone each day in 2016.
NEW YORK (AP) — Exotic gemstones and minerals will soon be on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, including a recently announced 12-foot-tall (3-meter-tall) amethyst geode acquired from Uruguay.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact.
Bill Blackwell Jr., Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University (BSU), discusses creating a strong support system for first-generation college students to help them succeed.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure allowing Californians to identify their gender as “non-binary” on driver’s licenses if they don’t identify solely as male or female, the latest effort by California to ease barriers for LGBT people.