Here’s a look into how the latest epidemic started, why children may face the worst of it, and how it's no surprise that the outbreak hit the Pacific Northwest.
By Jamie Leventhal
It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs. The symptoms tend to occur about a week after the children had a fever and respiratory illness.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
The disproportionate number of recent infections among children in the Democratic Republic of Congo — specifically in Beni, the outbreak’s current hot spot — has come as a surprise; typically young children don’t make up a big proportion of cases…
By Helen Branswell, STAT
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Brian McCarty chronicles the horrors of war through the eyes of children, using art therapy and toys to direct his photographs.
By Julia Griffin
As a psychologist and counselor specializing in the care of children with cancer, Joanna Breyer has advice for families facing stress for which they never prepared. Author of "When Your Child Is Sick," Breyer joins Judy Woodruff for a conversation.
As families around the country celebrated Father’s Day, immigration activists in Texas on Sunday held a march and vigil to draw attention to recent separations of immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
NEW YORK — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House…
By Jennifer Hijazi
In “Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child,” a poet imagines how a child who's been neglected and abused finds escape in her own mind.
You might have seen the recent headlines about what’s happening to migrant children who cross the U.S. border without legal documents. Amna Nawaz explains what we really know about minors who have been separated from their parents, or who arrive…
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