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The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama's education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped short of calling for his ouster.
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.
The Federal Trade Commission is going after Amazon.com. The FTC filed a complaint Thursday accusing Amazon of unlawfully billing parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by their kids in mobile games.
Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.
Proverbs 22:6 says, "Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it."
Jimmy Kimmel and wife Molly McNearney had their baby girl Thursday morning. "Congratulations to my beautiful and very tough wife @mollymcnearney on delivering our baby girl this morning," the late night host tweeted Thursday.
Barnabas Piper has lived his life as the son of one of the most well-known pastors in the world.
One possible detention center location is Terrell Middle School. Federal officials toured the school to see if it would be a suitable detention center for the unaccompanied minors coming here from Central America.
The move had been expected since last week, when Amazon said it wouldn't settle with the FTC over the charges.
An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.
Capt. Rick Stubbert tells the Morning Sentinel that the children were walking along a trail in the wooded area between the local middle school and the high school at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday when the pig confronted them "screaming at the kids and chasing them."
A North Carolina man is taking to social media to try to prevent another child from dying in a hot car.
Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday night, said Harris County Constable Ron Hickman.
So far in 2014, 15 children have died from heat stroke because they were left in hot cars, according to KidsAndCars, a national nonprofit that works to prevent harm to children in and around vehicles.
The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs who range in age from 10 to 17. The plaintiffs came to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America.
More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 01:17 am
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