Tag: Abuse and neglect of children

Diphtheria deaths in Indonesia spark immunization campaign

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia is immunizing millions of children and teenagers against diphtheria after the disease killed 38 people, mostly children, since January. ...
The Girl in the Window, 10 years later

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — At the far end of the room, beneath the wide window, the girl curled into the corner of the couch. Her...
North Carolina steps in on child abuse cases involving sect

SPINDALE, North Carolina — In an unprecedented move, North Carolina's state child welfare agency will participate in reviewing every new allegation of abuse and...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s tax fiction and embrace of propaganda

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's rally in Missouri this past week was a set-piece of distortion about taxes and the economy. He compounded his...
Gunmen attack agriculture institute in Pakistan, killing 12

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Islamist militants stormed a provincial government complex for agricultural research in northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing 12 people including students and...
Infant removed from apartment filled with trash, feces

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A New Hampshire woman faces several charges after police discovered her 6-week-old infant in a home filled with trash and dog...
placeholder

BEIJING — A Chinese official vowed Thursday to make administrative improvements following a scandal involving the abuse of children at a kindergarten in the...
Trump stokes anti-Muslim sentiment; censured in US, abroad

WASHINGTON — Stoking the same anti-Islam sentiments he fanned on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted a string of inflammatory videos...
placeholder

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Generations of native Sami people living in remote northern Norway have been victims of rape and child sex abuse that has...
South Sudan violence against women is twice global average

JUBA, South Sudan — The "shocking scale" of violence against women and girls in South Sudan is double the global average, a new study...

STAY CONNECTED

14,501FansLike
3,210FollowersFollow