Children
The Alabama Public Library Service has voted to create a list of books that parents might consider inappropriate for children and teenagers.
St. John’s and Rutgers will play an exhibition game for charity in October to benefit the Dick Vitale Pediatric Cancer Research Fund at the V Foundation.
As children across Sweden have recently flocked back to school after the summer vacation, many of their teachers are putting a new emphasis on printed books, quiet reading hours, and practicing handwriting as the country’s yearslong focus on the digitalization of classrooms has come under scrutiny.
A meat processing company in Minnesota will pay $300,000 in penalties for employing children as young as 13 to work in hazardous conditions.
AKIACHAK, Alaska (AP) — There’s nothing more universal than kids enjoying themselves at a summer carnival, whether it’s in the middle of a heat wave in New York City or in much cooler weather on the Alaska tundra.
A retired pediatrician from Pittsburgh who helped create the ‘Mr. Yuk’ poison warning for kids has died. Dr. Richard W. Moriarty was 83.
When Augusto Pinochet installed himself as Chile’s dictator in 1973, the age of majority was set at 21 years.
The U.N. children’s agency says record numbers of children are making perilous journeys through Latin America and the Caribbean, often alone, and from countries as far away as Asia and Africa.
Authorities are raising the alarm about a social media challenge in which people eat extremely spicy chips and attempt to avoid eating or drinking anything for as long as possible.
Young students who were hit hardest by the pandemic are entering the upper grades of elementary school.
The federal Medicaid agency says some children may have been wrongly dropped from the government health-care program as states undertake a massive eligibility review.
One airline is betting that passengers will pay extra to sit away from babies and young children. Corendon Airlines says that it will sell an adults-only zone — no one under 16 allowed — on flights between Amsterdam and Curacao starting in November.
The United States has announced sanctions against 11 Russians and two re-education facilities reportedly involved in the forced transfer of thousands of Ukrainian children, accusing Moscow of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Across the country, books and lessons that represent different families and identities are increasingly the target of conservative pushback — even when they’re for the youngest of learners.
Children’s advocacy groups including Fairplay and Common Sense Media are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google, saying the tech giant serves personalized ads to kids on YouTube despite federal law prohibiting the practice.
Army commandos using helicopters and a makeshift chairlift rescued eight people from a broken cable car as it dangled hundreds of meters (feet) above a canyon in Pakistan.
A federal appeals court is allowing Alabama to enforce a ban outlawing the use of puberty blockers and hormones to treat transgender children.
After a summer with the kids around, the start of school can be a chance for parents to focus more on their own projects and work.
Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston has been ruled not guilty of an Australian charge of concealing his father’s child sex crimes.
New Jersey has accepted a revised settlement over chemical dumping that turned a Jersey Shore community into one of America’s most notorious toxic waste cleanup sites.
Researchers in heavily drilled Pennsylvania are adding to a body of evidence suggesting links between the natural gas industry and certain health problems.
Opera News will print its final issue in November and be incorporated into Britain-based Opera magazine.
Illinois is the first state in the U.S. to ensure child social media influencers are compensated for their work. That’s according to Sen.
Louisville school district officials say an overhaul of bus routes created too steep a learning curve for the system.
A summer sleepaway camp in California serves as a haven for Jewish children of color. These campers have the shared experience of often being seen as outliers.
South Carolina is cementing a public-private partnership that has been expanding preschool services statewide over the past quarter century.
Lorilee Schultz of Orangeville has fond childhood memories of the Illinois State Fair and visits to the Dairy Building, where she and her cousin munched on cream puffs.
A fire has broken out in a sprawling camp in northeast Syria housing tens of thousands of mostly women and children linked to the Islamic State group.
The owner of a meat business in western Michigan has been ordered to pay nearly $1,200 after a 17-year-old worker lost his hand in a grinder.
The Grammy-winning performer Ciara is expecting her fourth child, her third with husband and Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson.