- A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Updated: May-04-15 1:55 pm
LONDON - It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
- Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life Updated: May-04-15 10:20 am
LONDON - William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale.
- Valencia County attorney charges parents for kids' truancy Updated: May-04-15 6:13 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Valencia County District Attorney Lemuel Martinez says charging parents of children who are habitually truant is working.
- Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts Updated: May-02-15 12:11 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about programming. In Southern California, 250 middle school Girl Scouts will be given tiny computers, the chance to fly drones and earn special patches.
- Non-profit founder starts project for emergency foster care Updated: May-02-15 10:23 am
LEOMINSTER, Massachusetts - When Tami J. Arguelles was taken by the state from her unsafe, abusive Fitchburg home at age 6 with her then 9-year-old brother, she said she spent the first night at the foster home scared and alone in the dark, unable to even find the bathroom.
- Michael, Sophia most popular baby names in New Jersey Updated: May-01-15 2:58 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Michael and Sophia are the most common baby names in New Jersey.
- Sixth-grader leads town hall, puts Obama through the paces Updated: Apr-30-15 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Put President Barack Obama in the hands of a precocious sixth-grader and you a get a fast-paced, revelatory Q&A specially tailored to an audience more concerned about homework assignments than homeland security.
- Obama pushes reading through e-book, library initiatives Updated: Apr-30-15 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced Thursday that major book publishers will provide more than $250 million in free e-books to low-income students and that he is seeking commitments from local governments and schools nationwide to provide library cards to all students.
- State Patrol concludes Ohio transgender teen's death suicide Updated: Apr-29-15 3:50 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The State Highway Patrol has closed its investigation into a transgender teenager's death on a southwest Ohio highway after concluding it was suicide.
- For Afghanistan's abandoned children, help is scarce Updated: Apr-29-15 1:50 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Starved and beaten by his stepmother, the little boy with big brown eyes was already withdrawn and unhappy by the time his father banished him from the family home and sent him to an orphanage in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
- Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman' Updated: Apr-25-15 2:26 pm
NEW YORK - In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.
- Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl Updated: Apr-25-15 1:46 pm
TOMS RIVER, New Jersey - A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "so what?"
- Iowa law tries to ensure adult children can see sick parents Updated: Apr-24-15 5:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A year after the children of radio personality Casey Kasem had to seek court action to see their ailing father, a new Iowa law aims to ensure that adult children can see their sick parents - granting them visitation rights unless the person's guardian goes to court to stop them.
- Ducey allows same-sex couples to be adoptive, foster parents Updated: Apr-23-15 6:09 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has overruled a legal opinion from the attorney general's office and instructed the state's child welfare agency to allow all legally married couples, including same-sex couples, to jointly be adoptive and foster parents.
- Committee votes to let adoption agencies refuse gay couples Updated: Apr-22-15 8:58 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A House Committee voted Wednesday for a bill that would allow private adoption agencies to turn away gay couples on religious grounds.
- Gov. Steve Bullock signs Montana anti-bullying bill into law Updated: Apr-21-15 6:30 pm
HELENA, Montana - It took more than 10 years, several proposals and countless stories from young people who have suffered, but on Tuesday, Montana joined every other state in the nation with an anti-bullying law.
- Virginia court: Dad has rights after turkey-baster pregnancy Updated: Apr-21-15 6:07 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A woman who used a turkey baster to impregnate herself is on the losing side of a legal battle over parental rights.
- Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow Updated: Apr-21-15 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
- Reform school stories: Not much change in 124 years Updated: Apr-20-15 1:05 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Charles was 10 when he went to the Oregon State Reform School - today known as MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility. He was the right age for fourth or fifth grade, just a little guy, outgrowing his jeans every five weeks.
- Pill-taking can be less yucky for kids, study review finds Updated: Apr-20-15 1:16 am
CHICAGO - Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills - and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the medicine go down, a new study says.
- Aaron Hernandez's mom: I shared bond with victim's mother Updated: Apr-17-15 7:22 am
BOSTON - The mother of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez says she shared a special bond with the mother of the man her son was convicted of killing.
- Study: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed Updated: Apr-16-15 4:35 pm
NEW YORK - Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows.
- Gay marriage issue complicates immigration, motherhood Updated: Apr-16-15 10:43 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - When Valeria Tanco and Sophy Jesty began dating during post-graduate veterinary training at Cornell University, their relationship faced more than the usual run of hurdles.
- French court OKs adoption by lesbian partners Updated: Apr-16-15 10:33 am
PARIS - A French court has authorized four lesbian women to adopt children born to their wives abroad through artificial insemination.
- Tips for parents considering helping their child buy a home Updated: Apr-16-15 10:31 am
Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home.