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For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch-As-Catch-Can

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups sued the federal government Wednesday for its failure to provide legal representation to immigrant children in deportation proceedings.


Related Topix: Family, ACLU, Immigration Reform

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

4 kids, 2 adults killed in Texas shooting

Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday night, said Harris County Constable Ron Hickman.


Related Topix: Spring, TX, Family

NBC New York

Deadly Summer for Kids Left in Cars

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.


Related Topix: Family

Groups: Immigrant kids need deportation lawyers

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.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family

WFAA-TV Dallas

First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

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.


Related Topix: Family, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Carroll County, MD

The Bennington Banner

Film follows dream of 4 young US Hispanics

The new documentary "Underwater Dreams" follows four teenage boys living in Arizona as they build an underwater robot for a major science competition.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family

WTOC-TV Savannah

Kids still getting too much 'screen time'

U.S. teenagers are still spending hours in front of the TV and computer every day -- despite years of expert advice that kids' "screen time" should be limited, a new government study finds.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Russian Lawmaker Wants to Ban 100-Ruble, Says it Will 'Harm' Kids

The 100-ruble note, worth about $3 USD has one Russian lawmaker seeing red, and calling for the level of currency to be banned on the grounds that it will turn children gay, according to Gay Star News.


Related Topix: Family, Gay/Lesbian

KISS 108

Parents Warned Not To Use Sunscreen Spray On Kids

" Consumer Reports " is warning parents not to use sunscreen spray on their kids.


Related Topix: Family, Food and Drug Administration

WOC-AM Davenport

No Bailout for the Border Kids

President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry will meet on Wednesday to talk about the humanitarian emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, but the real fireworks are likely to be on Capitol Hill, where Democrats and Republicans will begin working on the president's $3.7 billion funding request for emergency operations to deal with the crisis.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

The Town Talk

About 1 in 4 young teens meet screen-time guidelines

Only 27% of kids ages 12-15 meet the recommended limit of two hours or less of TV plus computer use daily, new government statistics show.


Related Topix: Family, Life, Nutrition, Food

Poll: California's digital divide still gaping

Patrons use computers at the Hayward Library Tech Lab on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Hayward, Calif.


Related Topix: California, Hayward, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Family, Santa Clara University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NBC Chicago

Kids Rescued From Hot Car in Conn.

John Morgan, 61, of Waterford, has been charged with risk of injury to a minor after reportedly leaving a 6- and 9-year-old in a hot car with the windows rolled up.


Related Topix: Family

Police: Parents left children in car while gambling

Police said a South Dakota couple left their children in a car unattended while they gambled at a casino early Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Family, Dell Rapids, SD, Drugs, Minnehaha County, SD


Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas

The Island Packet

Parental Guidance: How to survive when kids move home after college

A. If your child is jobless, jointly devise a game plan, advises Mary Quigley of Rockville Centre, a New York University journalism professor who writes a blog that addresses parenting adult children.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting

The Modesto Bee

Michigan park to become mud pit for annual event

Kids 12 and under are getting the chance to run, jump or wade into the 75-by-150-foot pit at the park in Westland for two hours Tuesday.


Related Topix: Family, Weird

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Aussie study finds kids of same-sex parents...

The results from another study looking at the well-being of children with same-sex parents are in and the findings reveal yet again that these children are, in many ways, better off than those kids from traditional families.


Related Topix: Family

Mon Jul 07, 2014

News Herald

Women refugees of Syrian war recount harsh ordeals

In the spring of 2013, Najwa, 32, fled Aleppo, Syria, after a car bomb detonated outside her building while her two young children were playing on the street.


Related Topix: Family

Police: Officer who killed family had raped wife

A Utah police officer who killed his wife, their two children, his mother-in-law and then himself received text messages from his wife just hours earlier threatening to leave him and take their kids and confronting him for raping her, new documents show.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sundance Film Festival, Family, Spanish Fork, UT