Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrived at a Minnesota prison on Wednesday to serve his 15-month sentence in a hush-money case involving revelations that the Illinois Republican sexually abused at least four boys when he coached wrestling at an…
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
As many as eight children die daily in the United States after their parents or caregivers abuse or neglect them, but a plan released today could help protect thousands of young lives.
By Laura Santhanam
WASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Garance Burke, Associated Press
A Swedish non-profit hopes a new set of emojis they released will help children and teenagers signal instances of abuse or communicate their stressful situations to adults when words aren’t enough.
By Joshua Barajas
By PBS NewsHour
In San Francisco, a woman is suing the Jehovah's Witnesses for failing to protect her from a known child abuser when she was a child. The Center for Investigative Reporting has shed light on accusations that religious leaders led a…
In an unprecedented emergency meeting with American Catholic leaders, Pope John Paul II on Tuesday said there is no place for the sin and crime of pedophilia in the church, adding that the priesthood is no place "for those that…
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