Child welfare

In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 10:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over child and parent separations at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 9:53 a.m. Democratic attorneys general are demanding the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, children hold signs during a demonstration in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in Miramar, Fla. The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has turned into a full-blown crisis in recent weeks, drawing denunciation from the United Nations, Roman Catholic bishops and countless humanitarian groups. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
June 18, 2018 - 4:10 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they've affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last six weeks. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says it's "...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, children hold signs during a demonstration in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in Miramar, Fla. The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has turned into a full-blown crisis in recent weeks, drawing denunciation from the United Nations, Roman Catholic bishops and countless humanitarian groups. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
June 17, 2018 - 6:28 pm
The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress. It's also a situation that has been brewing since the...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says a University of Michigan policy prohibiting "harassment" and "bullying" is unconstitutional because it's so subjective. The department sided Monday with a free speech organization that has challenged the university policy in federal court. That...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince Charles speaks to dignitaries as he attends "Platinum – Israel at 70", the Jewish community's celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel at the Royal Albert Hall in London. On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, it was made public that Prince Charles was asked to give a witness statement to a public inquiry into how abuse allegations against a pedophile bishop were handled. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool, file)
June 06, 2018 - 1:25 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has been asked to give a witness statement to a public inquiry into how abuse allegations against a pedophile bishop were handled. The request for a statement from Charles and his private secretary was made public Wednesday during an Independent Inquiry into Child...
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June 05, 2018 - 2:09 pm
ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut city's board of education is warning its schools may have to close nearly two weeks early, saying it does not have the cash to meet payroll because of city budget cuts. Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti said Tuesday the threat to close schools is a bullying tactic and...
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June 05, 2018 - 12:54 pm
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman seeking custody of as many as 10 frozen embryos is asking a judge to appoint a guardian over them while she clashes with her former partner for control. Gloria Karungi and Ronaldlee Ejalu have a daughter who has sickle cell disease. Karungi believes if she...
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June 05, 2018 - 10:59 am
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations human rights office called on the Trump administration Tuesday to "immediately halt" its accelerating policy of separating children from their parents after they cross the U.S. border with Mexico, insisting there's "nothing normal about detaining children." Ravina...
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June 05, 2018 - 9:58 am
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials will investigate whether children as young as 6 years old work at a soap factory and farm run by a religious commune. The state labor department says it will investigate the Twelve Tribes community in Cambridge on Monday after the TV show "Inside Edition"...
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In this April 23, 2018 file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration over the American Civil Liberties Union in the case of a pregnant immigrant teen who was able to obtain an abortion after filing a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
June 04, 2018 - 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case about a pregnant immigrant teen who obtained an abortion with the help of the ACLU, siding with the Trump administration and wiping away a lower court decision for the teen but rejecting a suggestion her lawyers should be disciplined. The...
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