Nation May 13

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Foster children, caretakers face new pressures amid coronavirus

Foster children have enormous challenges even in the best of times. The coronavirus pandemic threatens them with even greater turmoil, isolating them from adult supervisors and friends and making it harder to move on to new lives — either with biological or…

Nation Nov 01

For newborn babies, human touch may be a brain booster. Photo by Sally Anscombe/via Getty Images
Trump rule would let faith-based groups exclude LGBTQ parents

The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would allow faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to continue getting taxpayer funding even if they exclude LGBT families and others from their services based on religious beliefs.