Over half of Cambodian children have experienced at least one
form of violence before the age of 18 while roughly a quarter have
been emotionally abused, a new United Nations-backed survey has
revealed, exploring the magnitude and nature of violence against
children in the Southeast Asian country.
Disturbing new details emerged last week in a California
court in the year-old case of a mother charged with killing her son
and daughter just days after her ex-husband was granted full
custody of the children in Cobb County.
English health officials say schools and nurseries in areas
where people are at high risk should help children brush their
teeth Children as young as three are suffering from severe tooth
decay and people need to act now to stop the rot, health officials
have said. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
(Nice) has urged local authorities to tackle a growing crisis in
the state of ...
Shelley Ward still remembers how she felt two months ago when
she arrived at Inn From the Cold, an emergency shelter for homeless
families, with her husband and three daughters. “It was a whole
bunch of mixed emotions,” said Ward, who continues to live at the
shelter with her family while searching for an affordable rental
Major League Baseball dedicated Game 1 of its 110th World
Series to veterans and military families, and the daylong
activities included a visit by Commissioner Bud Selig, U.S.
military brass and Royals legend John Mayberry to the Kansas City
VA Hospital Honor Annex near Kauffman Stadium just before the
In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of
the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to
persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance —
and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to heed
that call. The program plugs a...
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. , a leading national discount
retailer offering name brands and quality, private brand
merchandise, announced today that it has certified substantial
compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s Request for
Additional Information and Documentary Materials , dated September
8, 2014, regarding the proposed acquisition of Family Dollar by
Dollar Tree, Inc.
WASHINGTON -- More than two dozen veterans who were severely
injured and families of servicemembers who were killed in the 1983
U.S. Marine barracks terrorist attack in Beirut, Lebanon filed a
The National Center for Children and Families in Bethesda,
Maryland was recently the recipient of new cribs, strollers, car
seats and other kids and baby products thanks to a generous
donation by member companies of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers
If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like
emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity
to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.
Minecraft, a video game phenomenon with over 100 million users, is
such a hot property that Microsoft Corp recently forked out $2.5
billion for its maker, Mojang AB. It is "about barter, about value,
about how to ...
Dozens of families will be left homeless if French
authorities go ahead with the forced eviction of a Roma camp in a
Paris suburb this week. October 20, 2014 Dozens of families will be
left homeless if French authorities go ahead with the forced
eviction of a Roma camp in a Paris suburb this week, Amnesty
International warned today. More than 200 Roma living in an
informal settlement near ...
The family of Ebola-infected Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is
defending her from critics who say she was careless in traveling to
Ohio knowing she might have been potentially exposed to the deadly
virus — and traveling back after developing symptoms.
By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The families of 16 people who
died after falling through a ventilation shaft at a South Korean
open-air concert asked for leniency on Monday for event organizers
despite fresh concerns about safety six months after a ferry
disaster. Opposition lawmakers chided the government for a lack of
substantive improvements in safety despite repeated pledges to
By Pamela MacLean (Reuters) - In a defeat for families
claiming they were sickened by groundwater contamination many years
ago at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina, a federal
appeals court has rejected an attempt by the state's legislature to
extend a time limit for filing pollution-related lawsuits. As a
result, families involved in 10 lawsuits will be unlikely to
collect damages for ...