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Poverty, Dropouts, Pregnancy, Suicide: What The Numbers Say About Fatherless Kids 18.6.2017 NPR News
Data clearly show how many fatherless children there are and how their lives are affected, but one best-selling author says he rarely sees interventions happening in schools.
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Criminal justice leaders seek to end lifetime registry for low-risk sex offenders in California 18.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

It’s been nearly four decades since a 25-year-old Frank Lindsay landed on California’s sex offender registry after he pleaded no contest to improperly touching a girl under 14.

He has not committed another crime since then, but state law requires Lindsay’s name to remain on the registry, which...

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Indiana church says van crash injuries not life threatening 18.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A central Indiana church says 11 children who were hurt in a van crash are recovering from their injuries. Trinity Park United Methodist Church in Greenfield said Saturday afternoon that most of the children have been released from the hospital. The rest were expected to be discharged by the end of the […]
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India’s biggest concern should be education… But we are only talking of toppers, salaries: Manish Sisodia 18.6.2017 The Idea Exchange – The Indian Express
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Childhood brain injury tied to adult anxiety, depression 17.6.2017 Washington Post
Childhood brain injury tied to adult anxiety, depression
‘I never thought I would be a success’: Grad school is next for determined mom who fled poverty and violence 17.6.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Deambra Johnson of Bellevue, a single mother of four — soon to be five — pushed through poverty, violence and abuse to graduate from college. Now, she’s planning to earn her master’s to become a special-education teacher.
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My child was murdered at Sandy Hook. Alex Jones keeps my pain alive. 17.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Jones and his followers make sure that no family members of Sandy Hook victims are allowed to grieve in peace.
Iowa court: Mandatory juvenile sentences should be uncommon 17.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday ruled that mandatory sentences without the chance of parole should be “uncommon,” making it among the most aggressive states in curtailing such required prison time. The 4-3 opinion illustrates how heavily divided Iowa’s highest court remains on the treatment of juvenile offenders. Iowa, like […]
11 children hurt when Indiana church van overturns in crash 17.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say 11 children have been injured in a crash involving an overturned church van in central Indiana. Greenfield Police Chief Jeff Rasche says all 11 children on the church van were injured and transported to hospitals in Greenfield and Indianapolis. IU Health says three children were taken to Riley Hospital […]
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MS-13 gains recruits and power in U.S. as teens surge across border 17.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Danny Centeno-Miranda was 16 when he fled El Salvador, coming alone to the United States to find a path away from the violent MS-13 street gang police said he had belonged to years earlier. Caught at the U.S. border, federal authorities sent him to live with an uncle in a quiet Virginia suburb. He enrolled in high school, got a job at a Benihana restaurant and sent money home to his father to buy a cart to sell corn. But Danny met gang members at school and was sucked back into tensions between ...
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Being Hindi-medium 17.6.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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MS-13 gains recruits and power in U.S. as teens surge across border 16.6.2017 Washington Post
The gang's new push has been fueled by the recent influx of teens who traveled to the United States without guardians to escape poverty and gang violence only to fall back into it here, according to a Post investigation.
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Is this young mother a killer or the victim of a legal nightmare? 16.6.2017 Washington Post
Prosecutors believe they have enough evidence in a case which involves an alleged affair, explicit text messages, a phone sting and a missing gun.
5 Malaysians face murder charge over bullying death 16.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Five young people in Malaysia who attacked and killed a teenager for being effeminate are expected to be charged with murder, police said Friday in a case that has drawn national attention to bullying. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said the case was classified as murder after T. Nhaveen died of his injuries. Five teenagers believed to be Nhaveen’s former schoolmates were arrested after he and a friend were attacked last Saturday in northern Penang state. Local m...
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China police blame lone bomber for killing 8 at kindergarten gate 16.6.2017 Washington Post: World
The bombing is the latest in a troubling string of attacks on children in China.
Suspect identified in China kindergarten explosion; 8 killed 16.6.2017 AP Top News
BEIJING (AP) -- Police have identified a suspect in an explosion at the front gate of a kindergarten in eastern China that killed eight and struck as relatives gathered to pick up their children at the end of the day, local authorities said Friday....
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Suspect identified in China kindergarten explosion; 8 killed 16.6.2017 Washington Post: World
A suspect has been identified in an explosion at the front gate of a kindergarten in eastern China and the death toll rose to eight from the blast that struck as relatives were picking up their children at the end of the day, Chinese state media reported Friday.
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Same masked man suspected in bank robberies in Louisville, Westminster 16.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The same man is suspected of robbing two banks, one in Louisville and the other in Westminster, within a two-week period.
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Man charged in death of 7-year-old boy who fell in Cheyenne Canyon 16.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A 28-year-old man will face charges in the March death of Kaivion Eleby, 7, who fell about 100 feet in Cheyenne Canyon, the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
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The Deadly Consequences Of Texas’ Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill 16.6.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
For a state that prides itself on being “pro-life,” Texas lawmakers sure seem hell-bent on ensuring that children in the state’s foster care system experience the absolute worst possible outcomes. House Bill 3859 , which passed the Legislature last month, allows child placement agencies that receive taxpayer money to claim religious objections to certain groups of people—effectively giving them a license to deny adoption and fostering opportunities to LGBTQ, single, or non-Christian parents. Assuming Gov. Greg Abbott doesn’t veto HB 3859 before a Sunday, June 18 deadline, the law will also allow these publicly funded child welfare services to send LGBTQ foster children to so-called “conversion therapy.” For the almost 30,000 children in Texas foster care, the consequences of HB 3859 will be devastating—and yes—potentially deadly. In 2015, a federal judge ruled that Texas violated the constitutional rights of foster children by exposing them to an unreasonable risk of harm in a system where children ...
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