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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador | El Salvador: 3 kids separated in US were abused at shelters

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Three minors from El Salvador separated from their parents after crossing the U.S. border were sexually abused in shelters in Arizona, Salvadoran officials said Thursday. Liduvina Magarin, deputy foreign relations minister for Salvadorans overseas, said authorities had received reports of the abuse of the children ages 12 to 17 by … Continue reading SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador | El Salvador: 3 kids separated in US were abused at shelters

The Latest: Teen killed in shooting near California school

The Latest on the shooting near a Northern California high school (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was killed and an 18-year-old critically wounded when a gun battle broke out near a Northern California high school. Two people were arrested following the shooting shortly after 5 p.m. near Fairfield’s Armijo High … Continue reading The Latest: Teen killed in shooting near California school

BOISE, Idaho | US denies liability after boy is sprayed by its cyanide trap

BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. government said an Idaho family is to blame for any injuries it alleges a boy received after he was doused with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that a federal worker mistakenly placed near their home. Any injuries were caused by the negligence of the parents and child, the U.S. Department … Continue reading BOISE, Idaho | US denies liability after boy is sprayed by its cyanide trap

NEW YORK | Study: Many teens – and parents – feel tethered to phones

NEW YORK — Parents lament their teenagers’ noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits. A study out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds of parents are concerned about the amount of time their teenage children spend in front of screens, while … Continue reading NEW YORK | Study: Many teens – and parents – feel tethered to phones

SAN DIEGO  | Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

SAN DIEGO  — Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border. In Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ever Reyes Mejia walked out … Continue reading SAN DIEGO  | Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

LOS FRESNOS, Texas | Attorney: Parents are in fragile state for asylum interviews

LOS FRESNOS, Texas— Gabriel Canas, a bus driver from El Salvador who fled his homeland after members of MS-13 stormed his bus, did an initial screening interview for asylum under the worst circumstances. He hadn’t spoken to his 9-year-old daughter since the Border Patrol separated them two weeks earlier. And in that time, he had … Continue reading LOS FRESNOS, Texas | Attorney: Parents are in fragile state for asylum interviews

3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home

April 10, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — When responsible first-time homebuyers need help buying a home, the family bank sometimes can lend a hand. Younger homebuyers face a mountain of obstacles, including rising home prices and interest rates, too few homes for sale and unpaid college debt. Student debt is a major source of trouble. When the … Continue reading 3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home

Parents of gymnasts feel guilt, wonder how they missed abuse

LANSING, Mich.  /January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Some parents thought they were misinterpreting the doctor’s techniques. Others assumed their children were lying or mistaken. But as more details emerged, the mothers and fathers had to face an awful truth: A renowned sports doctor had molested their daughters. These parents, many fighting back tears, confronted Larry … Continue reading Parents of gymnasts feel guilt, wonder how they missed abuse