Everything you need to know about Hugh Hefner’s 4 children, who could inherit his Playboy empire

Charley Gallay/Getty The Playboy founder and lifelong ladies’ man Hugh Hefner died of natural causes on Wednesday at age 91. He left behind the Playboy empire, a 31-year-old wife, and four kids (one daughter and three sons). His children come from his two previous marriages. One child has managed to stay out of the spotlight, […]

North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

GENEVA (Reuters) – North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children. Han Tae Song, Pyongyang’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, was speaking at a hearing of the United Nations Committee on the Rights […]

Semen-contaminated flutes might have been given to children …

(iStock) Several school districts in Southern California warned parents this weekend that flutes and recorders given to children through a nonprofit music program may have been contaminated with bodily fluids. At least one district specified that those fluids could have been semen. Local, state and federal agencies were investigating a male music teacher who visited […]

Immigration Officials Taking New Steps to Discourage Smuggling of Children

“The risks associated with smuggling children into the U.S. present a constant humanitarian threat,” ICE officials said in a statement. “The sponsors who have placed children directly into harm’s way by entrusting them to violent criminal organizations will be held accountable for their role in these conspiracies.” Some children reported being raped or held hostage […]

Madonna’s song of hope for Malawi’s children – CBS News

In the world of entertainment, only a few stars are big enough to be known far and wide by just a single name. And it turns out that one of the biggest of those one-name stars has a whole second calling … a mission of hope and healing in a place that badly needs it. […]

2 young children in serious but stable condition after shooting at in-home day care in Dearborn

DEARBORN, Mich. – Police said the two young children shot by a toddler who found a gun at an in-home day care in Dearborn are in serious but stable condition Thursday morning. The incident happened around 10:20 a.m. Wednesday. The 3-year-old children were rushed to a hospital by officers who responded to a 911 call. Two children were […]

Neanderthal children were slow to grow up — just like modern kids

Skeleton of the Neanderthal boy recovered from the El Sidron cave, Spain. (Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC) About 49,000 years ago a Neanderthal boy died young. The cause of death isn’t clear. Scientists who pored over his bones many millennia later found no signs of fatal trauma or disease. But something cut his life abruptly short about four months shy of […]

What parents should know about sleep apnea in children

Medical experts are warning parents that if you hear your young son or daughter snoring, it could potentially be a sign that the child is suffering from sleep apnea. “It should raise a flag,” Dr. Sydney Butts, an ear, nose and throat doctor in New York City told ABC News of snoring in children. “You […]

Putting the fun into functional: how to decorate your children’s room with style

On the walls, Hibou Home’s collections are whimsical without being sickly, while Graham Brown’s mix-and-match wallpapers in spots, stripes and stars are an easy way to make an impact. Alternatively, large wall decals are perfect for creating a bold statement – and, crucially, they are easily removed. Look outside the dedicated children’s brands to those […]

Doctor Who Discovered Children Had Elevated Lead Levels Talks …

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: You probably remember the Flint water crisis that came to light a few years ago. Thousands of Flint residents were exposed to lead-tainted water when state officials changed the city’s water source. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was one of the first people to call attention to the negative health effects of Flint River […]