child abuse and neglect

5-Year-Old Carries Baby in Subzero Cold After They Are Abandoned, Police Say

5-Year-Old Carries Baby in Subzero Cold After They Are Abandoned, Police Say

A power outage scared the older child, who, wearing socks and light clothing, carried the baby about half a mile to another house in Alaska.
5-Year-Old Carries Baby in Subzero Cold After They Are Abandoned, Police Say

5-Year-Old Carries Baby in Subzero Cold After They Are Abandoned, Police Say

A power outage scared the older child, who, wearing socks and light clothing, carried the baby about half a mile to another house in Alaska.
How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators

How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators

Don’t count on tech companies to keep online games and chat apps safe for children, experts warn. It’s all about “parental empowerment” and imposing limits.
How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators

How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators

Don’t count on tech companies to keep online games and chat apps safe for children, experts warn. It’s all about “parental empowerment” and imposing limits.
How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators

How to Protect Your Children From Online Sexual Predators

Don’t count on tech companies to keep online games and chat apps safe for children, experts warn. It’s all about “parental empowerment” and imposing limits.
R. Kelly Used Bribe to Marry Aaliyah When She Was 15, Charges Say

R. Kelly Used Bribe to Marry Aaliyah When She Was 15, Charges Say

He bribed a government employee in 1994 so that he could obtain a fake ID for the singer Aaliyah, a person familiar with the matter said.
Buffalo Bishop Resigns After Scandal Over Secret List of Abusive Priests

Buffalo Bishop Resigns After Scandal Over Secret List of Abusive Priests

Bishop Richard J. Malone “had become the lightning rod for all that was wrong,” a lay leader said.
Buffalo Bishop Resigns After Scandal Over Secret List of Abusive Priests

Buffalo Bishop Resigns After Scandal Over Secret List of Abusive Priests

Bishop Richard J. Malone “had become the lightning rod for all that was wrong,” a lay leader said.
Mother of Children Found Hanging in Basement Is Charged With Murder

Mother of Children Found Hanging in Basement Is Charged With Murder

The woman maintains that two of her children, ages 4 and 8, killed themselves in their Pennsylvania home in September.
Mother Charged With Murdering 2 Children Who Were Found Hanging in Basement

Mother Charged With Murdering 2 Children Who Were Found Hanging in Basement

The woman maintains that two of her children, ages 4 and 8, killed themselves in their Pennsylvania home in September.

German Catholic Church Debates Sexuality, Celibacy and Women’s Roles

With the German church’s global influence, a meeting of bishops and laypeople to take up hot-button topics has led to warnings of a new schism, originating in the home of the Protestant Reformation.
German Catholic Church Debates Sexuality, Celibacy and Women’s Roles

German Catholic Church Debates Sexuality, Celibacy and Women’s Roles

With the German church’s global influence, a meeting of bishops and laypeople to take up hot-button topics has led to warnings of a new schism, originating in the home of the Protestant Reformation.
3 Afghan Schools, 165 Accounts of Students Being Raped

3 Afghan Schools, 165 Accounts of Students Being Raped

An advocacy group says it has documented systematic sexual abuse by teachers, principals and other authorities of dozens of boys in one rural area.
3 Afghan Schools, 165 Accounts of Students Being Raped

3 Afghan Schools, 165 Accounts of Students Being Raped

An advocacy group says it has documented systematic sexual abuse by teachers, principals and other authorities of dozens of boys in one rural area.
The Parents Passed a Drug Test. Should They Get Their Children Back?

The Parents Passed a Drug Test. Should They Get Their Children Back?

Ohio counties want to reunite families that were separated because of drug use. But prioritizing that ideal has had deadly consequences.
The Parents Passed a Drug Test. Should They Get Their Children Back?

The Parents Passed a Drug Test. Should They Get Their Children Back?

Ohio counties want to reunite families that were separated because of drug use. But prioritizing that ideal has had deadly consequences.
Jeffrey Epstein’s Estate Turns to Experts to Pay Accusers

Jeffrey Epstein’s Estate Turns to Experts to Pay Accusers

The estate would have no role in evaluating claims under a program developed by victim compensation experts including Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the 9/11 victims fund.
When ‘Incorrigible’ Teen Girls Were Jailed

When ‘Incorrigible’ Teen Girls Were Jailed

At 15, my grandmother was locked up alongside young women committed for “immorality.” Her story taught me about a little-known history.
Bishop Named by Pope to Investigate Abuse Is Accused Himself

Bishop Named by Pope to Investigate Abuse Is Accused Himself

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who was recently chosen to lead an inquiry into clergy abuse in Buffalo, faces an accusation of molesting an altar boy in Jersey City in the 1970s.
How Laws Against Child Sexual Abuse Imagery Can Make It Harder to Detect

How Laws Against Child Sexual Abuse Imagery Can Make It Harder to Detect

Tech companies are deploying artificial intelligence to detect new photos and videos. But such efforts may run afoul of the law.