Mental support for kids begins in quake-hit Kumamoto

May 3, 2016

Mental support for kids begins in quake-hit Kumamoto

Schools in Kumamoto Prefecture have begun offering psychological support to children affected by the series of strong earthquakes in parts of central Kyushu last month. On Monday, the education board of the city of Kumamoto distributed to all city-run elementary and junior high schools ...

Apr 29, 2016

U.S. agencies split over fingerprinting parents of child immigrants

U.S. immigration enforcement officers are proposing that fingerprints be taken from all people claiming custody of children who have entered the United States illegally without an adult relative, a measure that opponents said could keep thousands of families apart. As a new wave of ...

Apr 28, 2016

2-year-old fatally shoots mother in Milwaukee

A 2-year-old boy fatally shot his mother from the back seat of the car as she drove along a Milwaukee highway, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday, less than two months after a Florida mother was shot and wounded in similar circumstances. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s ...