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14 min ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Sarah McLachlan on parenting, work and sex

Sarah McLachlan, the Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter whose ballads helped so many of us through heartache, breakups and loss, was barely out of her teenage years when her first album was released back in 1988.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Sarah McLachlan, Parenting, Kids, Entertainment

1 hr ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Program aims to improve literacy through hip-hop

I won't lie. I won't cry. I've got dreams that reach beyond the sky." The chorus for the song "Society Doesn't See Me" was written, recorded and performed by the students of the North End Leadership Academy, an eight-week enrichment program for African-American youths that aims to improve literacy, math, artistic and professional skills.


Related Topix: African-American, Kids, University of Northern Iowa, University of Delaware, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Ohio State University

5 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

After teen pilot's crash, how young is too young?

The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth adventures, and questions about how young is too young to fly a plane.


Related Topix: Kids, Air Accidents, Cheyenne, WY, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

6 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

Philadelphia carjackers run over, kill 3 kids

Three children helping their mother operate a fruit stand were killed Friday when a stolen SUV plowed into a small crowd on a street corner.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Kids, Home Listing, Home

10 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim.


Related Topix: Kids, Real Estate

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KKMS-AM Saint Paul

6 Words of Wisdom for the Stay-at-Home Dad

I met my first stay-at-home dad soon after we moved into the neighborhood more than a decade ago.


Related Topix: Kids, Centreville, VA


8 rights of pregnant women at work

It's been illegal to discriminate against pregnant women in the workplace since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Motherhood

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 2 kids

Police say a vehicle that had been carjacked plowed into a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia, killing two children and critically injuring three other people.


Related Topix: Kids

ABC News

2 More Teens Convicted in Oregon Torture Case

Two of the four Portland teenagers accused of shooting a fellow high school student with a BB gun and carving a swastika into his forehead entered guilty pleas in court this week and have been sentenced.


Related Topix: Oregon, Teenagers

Bellingham Herald

'Captain Fantastic' to film New Mexico

Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Thursday that the feature "Captain Fantastic" will begin principal photography in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Mesilla next month.


Related Topix: Mesilla, NM, Parenting

Messenger Newspapers

Youth Contract 'to be ended early'

The Government's flagship scheme to get young people back into work is being wound up a month early after failing to help more than a fraction of those it targeted.


Related Topix: Teenagers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBS Local

Obama Weighs Refugee Status For Central American Kids

The Obama administration is considering creating a pilot program giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.


Related Topix: Kids, US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

KUT-FM Austin

Who Are The Kids Of The Migrant Crisis?

Volunteers such as this woman - who's with a group that calls itself "Las Patronas" - throws bags of food and water to migrants in Veracruz, Mexico, who are headed toward the U.S.-Mexico border.


Related Topix: Kids, World News, Mexico,

Lamar Daily News

Kelsey Grammer welcomes ... Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer hit the half-dozen kids mark on Tuesday with the birth of his son with wife Kayte, Access Hollywood reported Thursday.


Related Topix: Frasier, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kelsey Grammer, Kids, New York

The Item

US data show states getting most immigrant kids

New federal data show Texas, New York, Florida and California are receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border.


Related Topix: Kids


UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them.


Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Toddlers


Parents of obese kids often view them as healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, UC San Diego

Messenger Newspapers

'Wide variation' for academy chains

England's best academy chains are raising standards for their poorest pupils and outperforming other state schools, but the weakest are lagging far behind, research suggests.


Related Topix: Teenagers, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

Ripley and Heanor News

It's scary - but being a mum is amazing, too

After my other-half Rob read last week's blog he told me that any expectant mother reading it would probably be petrified and that it all sounded a bit negative.


Related Topix: Parenting