Thousands of children on US Army bases may have been poisoned by lead — and the service is discouraging costly inspections

Reuters The US military began privatizing housing more than a decade ago because it was supposed to protect service members’ families. Instead, some of their children are being poisoned by lead, and inspections are discouraged in part because lead abatement can be costly. From 2011 to 2016, Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas – which processes […]

Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ that 300 ‘predator priests’ sexually abused at least 1,000 children

REUTERS/Jim Young A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a 1,300-word report Tuesday detailing allegations about the Roman Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 “predator priests.” The report details what investigators described in the report as a “a playbook for concealing the truth” that was used by officials to cover […]

Yemeni children protest Saudi-led aggression after school bus airstrike tragedy (VIDEO)

Dozens of children took to the streets of Yemen’s capital Sanaa to protest the deadly Saudi-led bombing campaign in the country. They carried pictures of the kids slain in an airstrike that hit a school bus earlier this week. The young protesters of various ages chanted anti-Saudi slogans and carried banners in both Arabic and […]

2 young children and their great-grandmother died in a rapidly growing California wildfire, bringing the death toll to 5

Associated Press/Noah Bergman The death count from a rapidly growing Northern California wildfire rose to five Saturday. Two young children and their great-grandmother who had been unaccounted for were confirmed dead. They were among more than a dozen people reported missing after the furious wind-driven blaze took residents by surprise and leveled several neighborhoods. Two […]

The Trump administration has one day left to reunite 1,600 immigrant children, and lawyers say ‘parents have no idea what’s happening’

Associated Press/Eric Gay The Trump administration said Tuesday evening it’s on pace to reunite 1,637 “eligible” immigrant children with their families by Thursday’s deadline. But the government says the remaining 914 children are currently ineligible because their parents either have criminal histories or they can’t be found. Lawyers criticized the reunification process, arguing that parents […]

Two Children Were Bitten by Sharks at Fire Island

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School run BAN – Parents could be banned from driving children to school in the UK

The school run could be banned for thousands of parents across the country. Thousands of schools across the UK in towns and cities including in Manchester, London, Ellesmere Port and Edinburgh, have banned parents, or introduced deterrents, to stop them using their cars, reported the Guardian. Measures to close the school run off to cars […]

‘Why is he picking on little kids?’ Footage shows cop pointing gun at children (VIDEO)

A video showing an El Paso policeman aiming his weapon at a group of young children while he was responding to a disturbance has gone viral, angering locals and people online over the cop’s actions. The footage, filmed by an eyewitness, shows the moment the unidentified law enforcement officer pointed his gun at local youths […]

Hunting kids of Instagram: Outrage over children posing with their kills

In the wake of the outrage over a woman posing with a slain giraffe, a number of hunting enthusiasts are posting images of children posing with their kills, sparking further furor. Tess Thompson Talley from Kentucky inspired a deluge of anger when photos of her posing with a rare black giraffe she had just killed […]