Nov 12, 2014

Boy survives 70-meter fall down California oceanside cliff

A 4-year-old boy on a family hike on California’s scenic northern coast fell 230 feet (70 meters) down an oceanside cliff but managed to survive and was conscious when rescuers reached him on the rocky shore below, a fire official said on Tuesday. After ...

Jul 10, 2014

Boy dies in Nagano mudslide, after record downpour

A boy was killed in a mudslide caused by torrential rain in Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture, on Wednesday, local police and firefighters said. According to the prefectural government and other authorities, the mudslide occurred at a tributary of the Kiso River in the late afternoon, ...

Jun 16, 2013

Boy became a father at age 11

An 11-year-old New Zealand boy was reported Saturday to have fathered a child last year with the 36-year-old mother of a school friend, raising questions on why women cannot be charged with rape. Counselors working in the area of child sexual abuse said the ...