Experts are raising the alarm about the rise of extremism in popular online games and how easy it can be for children to stumble upon hateful or violent content.A 2023 report from New York University concluded that "extremists are exploiting online gaming and gaming-adjacent... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In some recent social media posts about a new Apple iOS feature, several police departments have expressed concern about the new "NameDrop" feature potentially putting children at risk if it were to be misused.But some tech experts say the technology is... Read More.
Joshua Dobbs' debut as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback was anything but ordinary.On Nov. 5, he took the field just days after being traded to the team because the first two quarterbacks were injured. He hadn't yet learned the names of his fellow players, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A record number of people are expected to travel during the upcoming holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving -- just as respiratory illnesses are rising around most of the United States.Currently, kids under 5 years old are being hospitalized with respiratory illnesses... Read More.
(The Center Square) - Oregon's Democratic U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, and U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., have introduced legislation that would create an alternative to incarceration for parents... Read More.
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- The parents of a Belmont University freshman who was killed by a stray bullet earlier this week are speaking out about the death of their daughter.Jillian Ludwig, 18, was struck in the head by a bullet when walking in a park in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Halloween can come with a lot of fun, but also lots of concern for parents worried their kids are eating too much candy.While some parents may respond to that stress by quickly getting all the candy out of their house or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The issue was first brought to the FDA's attention when health officials in North Carolina were investigating elevated blood lead levels in four children and found that the WanaBana apple cinnamon pouches could be the common source.The North Carolina Department of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The father of 23-year-old Hersh Goldberg-Polin, who Hamas took hostage at the Supernova music festival in Israel, said he has gained some "strength" from seeing a video of his son on the day he was kidnapped.Hersh Goldberg-Polin is a "curious," "laid-back... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly 34 years ago, the abduction of an 11-year-old boy from a dark road in rural Minnesota terrified the community and went on to become one of the biggest mysteries in the state's history.Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped at gunpoint a half-mile... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Teachers and parents are speaking out against a recent decision by Seattle Public Schools to adjust a staffing imbalance in elementary schools by cutting... Read More.