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Brooklyn Park woman pleads guilty in death of foster child 5.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Thirty-four-year-old Sherrie Dirk pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree unintentional murder in the death of the 3-year-old girl.
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Opinion: Meghan Markle vs. the tabloid mob 4.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Royal women face a lot of media criticism, but the attacks on Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, also have a racist edge.

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Denver police officer fired for falsely accusing woman of rape; city officials say officer was trying to avoid child support payments 4.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver police officer was fired for falsely accusing the mother of his child of raping him in an attempt to avoid paying child support.
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Denver police searching for suspect who stole car with 2 children inside 2.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver police officers are looking for a suspect who stole a car that had two children in the backseat, police said Wednesday morning.
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D.C. 7-year-old is key witness against the man charged in her little brother’s death; defense argues she may be to blame 28.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
WASHINGTON - She's just 7 years old and the D.C. jury could see her from her neck up, with her pink hair bow and blue-green yarn interwoven in her braids. Hidden from jurors' sight were her blue jeans and flowered blouse.
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Our kids are dying: Gun violence killing increasing number of teens in Denver and across Colorado 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In 2018 and the first eight months of 2019, 14 teenagers and children have been shot and killed in Denver -- more than in the previous three years combined.
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AP Fact Check: Dems draw link between Trump, El Paso murders 13.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Ten Democrats seeking the presidency tripped over some details Thursday night as they sparred in a debate thick with policy and personal stories. Several made provocative accusations that President Trump inspired the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, last month.
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Mom Who Tried to Poison Her Kids With NyQuil Gets Probation 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Two of Nelsondra Watson's children don't believe she's guilty.
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U.S. Census Bureau reports poverty rate down, but millions still poor 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While the poverty rate finally fell to prerecession levels in 2018, the number of people without health insurance increased, and about 1 in 8 Americans still lived below the poverty line.
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Judge Promoted by Trump Administration Threatened a 2-Year-Old With an Attack Dog 10.9.2019 Mother Jones
On March 30, 2016, in an immigration courtroom in Charlotte, North Carolina, a 2-year-old boy was doing what you might expect: He was making some noise. But Judge V. Stuart Couch—a former Marine known to have a temper—was growing frustrated. He pointed his finger at the Guatemalan child and demanded that he be quiet. When […]
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September 11 Classroom Activities, Lesson Plan, Worksheets: How to Talk to Children About Terrorism 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are several ways teachers can engage children in discussions around the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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Mountain Lion Bites Head of 8-year-old Boy, Child Fights Off Animal With Stick: 'I Tried to Get It in the Eye' 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Bailey boy Pike Carlson needed two surgeries and may need one more after horrific attack in his own backyard.
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In Pittsburgh, juvenile offenders in jail go back to school, too 5.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Allegheny County Jail runs a full high school for juveniles charged as adults. "In this part of the building, you are a student," Principal Jay Moser tells students on the first day.
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New Initiative From Sandy Hook Parents Aims to Help Kids Overcome Social Isolation 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Sandy Hook Promise initiative will teach kids how to recognize social isolation among their peers and develop tools to overcome interpersonal barriers.
How anti-vaxxers are helping polio make a comeback in Pakistan 5.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Much like measles is spreading in the U.S., polio is resurgent in the last region of the world where it hasn't been eradicated.

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Man who threw child at MOA now appealing guilty plea 5.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Emmanuel Aranda, the man who pleaded guilty to throwing a child over a third floor balcony at the Mall of America is now appealing his conviction.
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Despite The Dangers Of Life In Honduras, Meet The Children Determined To Stay: 'We Know How Beautiful This Country Is' 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"When we grow up, what would I tell my kids if I were to flee?" says 15-year-old Edin Javier Alvarez Vazquez.
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The Crazy Story of How Alabama Accidentally Passed a Bill Upending Parental Rights 3.9.2019 Mother Jones
After Alabama lawmakers banned almost all abortions in May, with no exception for rape or incest, Jessica Stallings, a rape survivor from Fort Payne, was frustrated. But not for the reasons you might expect. Stallings, a mother of two, actually supported the strict ban. She had been raped as a teen by her uncle, multiple […]
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Letters to the Editor: Ending hunger in Afghanistan is our best hope for winning peace 3.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

After the U.S. withdraws its forces from Afghanistan, it must make sure that hunger relief organizations continue to receive funding.

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I took in a homeless couple. Would you? 1.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

With approximately 500,000 single-family homes in Los Angeles, if only 10% of homeowners made a spare room available, we wouldn't see any young people living on our streets.

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