By Helen Branswell, STAT
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 Julia Griffin
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.
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.
By Vivekae Kim
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…
By Marcia Biggs
In Yemen, some of the most vulnerable victims are the 2 million children on the brink of starvation, or those who lost limbs during the fighting. In Aden, many children have been fit with prosthetic limbs, but with rudimentary materials…
By Whitney Ellenby
Helping children with autism make small steps toward overcoming hurdles in public life requires shifting some of the burden, says Whitney Ellenby, a mom to a son with autism. That means parents need to educate others by disclosing a child’s…
By Larisa Epatko
For weeks during brief cease-fires in the volatile rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus, few Syrians left. That all changed this week as thousands escaping Syrian government bombings left by foot with the only belongings they could carry.
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