- Parents of teens fatally shot awarded posthumous diplomas Updated: Jun-03-15 3:35 am
MIAMI - The parents of two high school students who were fatally shot in two separate incidents in Miami have received posthumous diplomas for their sons.
- New Disney toys combine high-tech gadgets, old-school play Updated: Jun-03-15 2:38 am
LOS ANGELES - Disney is launching a line of toys that combines high-tech wearable gadgets and old-school superhero role-playing to keep kids moving while engrossing them in sub-plots from "The Avengers," ''Star Wars" and "Frozen."
- Student to don eagle feather at graduation after agreement Updated: Jun-03-15 1:20 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Attorneys for a Native American student and officials with a California school district have reached an agreement that allows him to wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation.
- Midway becomes 8th Ky. city to adopt LGBT Fairness ordinance Updated: Jun-02-15 2:05 pm
MIDWAY, Kentucky - Midway has become the eighth Kentucky city to adopt an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
- US Rep. Alan Grayson wants kids to live with him Updated: Jun-02-15 1:23 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson wants his four children ages 10 to 16 to live with him, claiming their mother's behavior has been "bizarre, aggressive and inappropriate," according to papers filed last week in a Florida divorce court.
- Mariah Carey joins Match.com to launch latest single, video Updated: Jun-02-15 11:06 am
NEW YORK - Mariah Carey has joined Match.com - not just for love, but to promote her latest single.
- Single mom in Fenton starts group to help neighbors in need Updated: Jun-02-15 4:14 am
FENTON, Michigan - A single mom in Fenton is hoping to make a difference in her community - one neighbor at a time.
- New Mexico couple gets back wedding rings lost since 1960s Updated: Jun-01-15 8:40 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - It's been decades since Ofelia Kirker lost her wedding rings, but she'll be wearing the treasured jewelry for her 64th wedding anniversary.
- Pro ranter Adam Carolla speaks volumes on fatherhood in book Updated: Jun-01-15 3:16 pm
NEW YORK - Professional ranter Adam Carolla speaks volumes in the title of his latest book: "Daddy, Stop Talking!"
- New child-care ratings to help parents, improve quality Updated: Jun-01-15 10:40 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky parents will soon have a better way to gauge the quality of most child care and early education programs in the state.
- Merkel's party resists calls to embrace full gay marriage Updated: Jun-01-15 9:31 am
BERLIN - Leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party are rejecting calls to embrace full-fledged marriage for gay couples following Irish voters' decision to legalize it.
- Back to the salt mine: Prince William's paternity leave ends Updated: Jun-01-15 8:18 am
LONDON - Princess Charlotte's father is returning to work after nearly a month of unpaid paternity leave.
- Father, son maintain family tradition at Minot saddlery shop Updated: May-31-15 10:25 am
MINOT, North Dakota - A father-son duo is keeping a family tradition alive at a Minot western-wear shop.
- Journalist learns more about brother killed in Vietnam Updated: May-31-15 3:05 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - In 2010, Yale graduate, journalist, author and Emmy-award winning documentary producer Gaspar GonzÃ¡lez began a quest to find out more about his brother, Nelson Ramirez, a U.S. serviceman who was killed in Vietnam in May 1968, before Gonzalez was born.
- Mother goose in Ohio gets second chance at motherhood Updated: May-30-15 6:14 am
CASTALIA, Ohio - A mother goose that was badly burned by a fire outside an Ohio government building has been given a second chance at motherhood.
- Baby on board: NASCAR driver Landon Cassill a father Updated: May-29-15 4:21 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Landon Cassill is ready to take a run at fatherhood with the birth of a son.
- Pope praises 'heroism' of parents who decided not to abort Updated: May-29-15 1:56 pm
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has praised the "heroism" of parents of gravely ill children who chose not to abort.
- New Jersey police ask parents to curb threats Updated: May-29-15 7:04 am
WILDWOOD, New Jersey - A New Jersey police department is asking parents to stop threatening their kids that they'll be arrested if they are bad.
- Father charged after 3-year-old son shoots 1-year-old sister Updated: May-28-15 2:57 pm
VENICE, Florida - A southwest Florida man faces a felony charge after authorities say he left a loaded firearm within easy reach of a his 3-year-old son, who shot his 1-year-old sister.
- Father charged after 3-year-old son shoots 1-year-old sister Updated: May-28-15 2:41 pm
VENICE, Florida - A southwest Florida man faces a felony count of culpable negligence after authorities say he left a loaded firearm within easy reach of a his 3-year-old son, who shot his 1-year-old sister.
- At 72, Brazilian stars celebrate half-century of friendship Updated: May-28-15 2:06 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - A university student by the name of Caetano Veloso struck up a conversation one day with a fellow student, a budding musician with a local TV gig. It was a chance encounter that helped change the face of Brazilian music and launched a friendship that has continued for more than half a century.
- Hospital pushes skin-to-skin contact between parents, child Updated: May-28-15 9:17 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Had everything gone according to plan, Cheyenne Blackford would have two more weeks before she delivered her first child. Her baby boy, Rhett, would be snug inside her, awaiting birth.
- Child safety officials work to recruit foster parents Updated: May-28-15 9:12 am
TEMPE, Arizona - Child safety officials are rolling out a resource website and emergency resource center next month as they increase efforts to recruit and retain foster parents.
- House scraps shielding agencies that bar gay adoptions Updated: May-26-15 11:35 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas House has scrapped - at least for the time being - a measure that would have allowed some child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting children through them.
- Parents die in house fire after daughter can't save them Updated: May-25-15 6:50 pm
MERIDIAN, Mississippi - A man and a woman have died in a house fire in western Lauderdale County.