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Child poverty rates in the U.S. are on the rise, but health and education trends are showing improvements--including teen pregnancy reaching a historic low, according to the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
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Prince George turns 1 on Tuesday. While he may be too young to appreciate it, the milestone is causing a nationwide frenzy.
The Southwest continues to earn dismal marks for child well-being, with New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada ranking in the bottom five of an annual national report that grades states on education, health care and poverty.
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The father of two of the boys said they were once homeless themselves and he had no idea what prompted the beatings.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.
The proportion of kids aged 2 to 18 who were classified as obese, based on their waist size, held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers report.
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"Everyone at some point in their life texts and drives," Alvarez said. "I've never seen my friends text while driving, but I know they do it because everyone does."
Risky health behavior including binge-drinking, unsafe sex and use of hard drugs was less common among these kids, compared with peers who went to mostly worse schools.
To save the lives of women faced with severe complications related to childbirth and pregnancy, Northern Westchester Hospital has announced its collaboration with the New York State District of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on the Safe Motherhood Initiative .
A Palestinian-American teen left with stitches and bruises from his detention by Israeli security forces hopes to return one day without incident to the Middle East, where he was beaten while visiting relatives.
The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a crime where they said three teenagers ganged up on two homeless men and fatally beat them and left their bodies nearly unrecognizable.
Native American, Brandon Duran plays during a drum circle before workshop sessions at University of California, Riverside on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Riverside, Calif.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to sign legislation in Chicago Sunday that would let minors with epilepsy use medical marijuana.
What was once a debate over how to fix a broken system and provide a path to citizenship for millions has become a race to decide how to increase border patrols and send people back quickly to their country of origin.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 06:53 am
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