MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — A smoke-filled stench fills a refugee camp just a short walk from the U.S.-Mexico border, rising from ever-burning fires and piles of human waste. Parents and children live in a sea of tents and tarps, some patched together with garbage bags. Others sleep outside in temperatures that recently dropped to freezing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security investigators who uncover child exploitation initiated more than 4,000 cases around the world in the 2019 budget year, resulting in thousands of arrests and the identification of more than 1,000 victims, according to new data obtained by The Associated Press.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A foundation named for one of America’s highest profile adopted children says its signature program has topped 1,000 successful adoptions from foster care in Ohio since the program started in 2004.
Children between the ages of three and five who are in front of screens for more than the recommended amount of time (an hour a day) are experiencing lower levels of brain development, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Watasha Barnes Griffin, CEO of YWCA of Central Indiana, discusses having the voices of all community members heard, especially as the organization works to increase the number of women inhabiting leadership roles. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Watasha Barnes Griffin, CEO of the YWCA of Central Indiana, discusses the vital importance in providing diverse social programs and activities to the entire greater Muncie community. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions or other procedures on moral or religious grounds.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday proposed a rule that would allow faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to continue getting taxpayer funding even if they exclude LGBT families and others from their services based on religious beliefs.
New research shows U.S. teens who use electronic cigarettes prefer those made by Juul Labs, and mint is the favorite flavor for many of them, suggesting a shift after the company stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors in stores.