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Category: Youth and Children
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70 mayors, including Mpls. Mayor Frey, reject Trump food stamp proposal 23.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Mayors from 70 American cities, including Minneapolis, send a letter to the Trump administration, saying a plan to push millions of people out of the federal food stamp program would punish some of the country's neediest.
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Why the Fight Against Racism has to Start With Owning it 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Racism in my world encompasses everything from overt bad acts carried out by avowed racists to the countless instances of unconscious bias I'm sure I commit every day."
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Hunt resumes for mountain lion that bit 8-year-old’s head in Bailey subdivision 22.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Multiple dog teams and wildlife officers will try to track down a mountain lion that attacked and severely injured an 8-year-old Bailey boy Wednesday night.
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Mountain lion attacks young boy in Bailey, child taken to a hospital 22.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A mountain lion reportedly attacked a child Wednesday night in Bailey, according to wildlife officials.
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Cory Booker Opens Up About Transgender Nephew: 'I Don't Have All the Answers When it Comes to Trans Youth' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
In a sit-down with the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund, Booker said he hoped soon his brother's child "and other great trans leaders in the youth community have a seat at the White House to talk about issues."
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Florida Boy, 11, Stabs Mother's Attacker in the Back With Scissors: 'I Thought He Was Going to Kill You' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Panagiotis Karamanlis is accused of domestic battery after allegedly beating his sister in front of her children.
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For black mothers and babies, prejudice is a stubborn health risk 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
African-American women are more likely than white women to die in childbirth or have their infants face complications. They’re also more likely to encounter demeaning behavior while getting care. Some in Minnesota are working to change that.
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Here's My Medical Opinion: The Public Charge Rule Threatens the Health of Every Single Person in America 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Immigrants are already pulling out of government programs that keep their families healthy for fear of retribution. And when they get sick, we all get sick.
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Immigrant Workers Reportedly Fired on the Spot After Mississippi Ice Raids: 'Another Brutal Attack on the Latinx Community' 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Despite the horror, the resilience is extraordinary. The community is rising," said Families Belong Together Communications Director Paola Luisi.
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Illinois To Require Insurance Companies to Cover Cost of EpiPen Injectors for Kids 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has signed a law that would require insurance companies to cover costs for children in need of epinephrine injections for cases of severe allergic reactions.
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Epstein Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Will Defend Biblical Child Traffickers In Mock Trial 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
An upcoming mock trial will pit Alan Dershowitz against former Governor Chris Christie in a case judging Joseph's brothers, who were jealous of his coat of many colors and sold him into slavery.
Florida Man Threatened to Kill Children at Elementary School Because 'Building Is Painted Like an American Flag' 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Andrew Aman also said if any adults got in the way he "planned to stab them as well."
Our Kids Were Killed in Parkland. Keeping Children Safe Shouldn't Be a Partisan Issue | Opinion 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
All Americans outraged after the mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton and Gilroy must keep applying pressure to their lawmakers to take action—not sides.
Shark Bites Surfer's Board in Hawaii, Misses Teenager by Inches: 'Next Time I'm Just Going to Go in the Daytime' 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The shark bit a large chunk out of the surfer's board as he hit the waves during sunset, forcing him to swim to shore to safety.
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Christopher Watts murder investigation: Timeline of the high-profile Colorado case 11.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
On Aug. 13, 2018, Christopher Watts killed his pregnant wife and two daughters. Here is how the high-profile Colorado case unfolded.
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Op-Ed: My sisters and the long, terrifying shadow of mass violence 11.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Eyewitness accounts of children in El Paso running from bloody chaos reignite the personal horror of Sept. 11 for my sisters and me.

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“So many kids getting hurt”: Sexual abuse and neglect ignored in rural Colorado county, report finds 10.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A nine-month investigation released Friday by the state's independent child protection monitor found Montezuma County violated dozens of state regulations and laws, including delayed responses to reports of abuse and neglect, inadequate supervision of child welfare cases and gaps in reporting child safety issues to law enforcement.
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I was born into foster care. A mentor would have made a big difference in my life 9.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Nearly 20% of the nation's foster child population is in California, and many of them would benefit from having mentors. I know I would have.

Ilhan Omar Clashes With Students For Trump Over Mississippi ICE Raid: 'How Dare You' 9.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"How dare you demonize law enforcement officials for enforcing US law..." Students For Trump tweeted in a now deleted post.
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Mississippi ICE Raids: Children Of Immigrants Arrested Left 'Homeless'— 'My Dad Didn't Do Anything, He's Not a Criminal' 8.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in Mississippi saw as many as 680 people arrested at seven worksites across six cities.
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