Guns kill nearly 1300 US children each year, study says

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/19/health/child-gun-violence-study/index.html

Millions of children labor in India, some in sweltering heat

Every 100 meters (330 feet) or so along a busy expressway on the outskirts of New Delhi, you’ll find a child selling corn — quite possibly a child too young to be working legally. Twelve-year-old Prakash is one of them. Lolling amid the discarded husks from earlier sales, he doesn’t seem bothered by the 40 […]

Children found in bug-ridden, feces-filled Daytona Beach apartment, police say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona Beach police arrested two women Wednesday after authorities said they found several young children living in conditions they wouldn’t allow an animal to live in. When police arrived for a domestic abuse complaint, they found several young children running around in the apartment “in such poor condition.” The carpet was […]

A Planet’s Future Threatened by the Fate of Its Children

“This is a war against normal life.” So said CNN correspondent Clarissa Ward, describing the situation at this moment in Syria, as well as in other parts of the Middle East. It was one of those remarks that should wake you up to the fact that the regions the United States has, since September 2001, […]

What’s new at the remodeled, expanded Minnesota Children’s Museum – TwinCities.com

With the grand reopening of the Minnesota Children’s Museum, the long wait of many Twin Cities children is over. The museum’s $30 million expansion and renovation includes 10 new exhibits, more amenities and an updated understanding of the power and importance of open-ended play for 21st century children. “This is just as big as when we […]

Study: Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. The analysis of 2002-14 U.S. data is billed as the most comprehensive study on the topic. While it mostly confirms previously released information, […]

Gulf crisis threatens to separate Qatari mom from her children

Doha, Qatar (CNN)In a large villa on the outskirts of Qatar’s capital Doha, one family gathers to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, handing out candy and singing songs. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2017/06/05/how-qatar-may-suffer-lon-orig-mkd.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_17′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170605160321-qatar-pain-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170605160321-qatar-pain-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170605160321-qatar-pain-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170605160321-qatar-pain-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170605160321-qatar-pain-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170605160321-qatar-pain-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170605160321-qatar-pain-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection […]

Queen meets children at school where 18 youngsters were killed in WW1 bombing

All but two were in the infant class on the ground floor, where the bomb exploded after scything through the roof and upper two floors. A girl aged 10 and a boy aged 12 were the others killed. It is thought the bomb had been meant for the docks nearby. At least 37 more pupils […]

ISIS Is Gunning Down Children Among Hundreds of Fleeing Civilians in Mosul, Says UN

The United Nations has warned of worsening civilian fatalities in the contested Iraqi city of Mosul and says over 200 have died in the past week alone. In a statement released Thursday, the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said it has received “credible” reports indicating that the Islamic State militant group […]

NEW: Gardens man faces new abuse charges toward three children

Mavracic faces three charges of child cruelty, and Amanda Floyd, 28, faces one count of failing to report child abuse. Both were released early Thursday from the Palm Beach County Jail, Mavracic after posting $9,000 bail and Floyd $3,000. Article source: http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/crime–law/new-gardens-man-faces-new-abuse-charges-toward-three-children/Tsc1Tj6H4Yx1TGaERS4O7H/