Lone Survivor of Italian Cable Car Crash Is Subject of Custody Battle

The grandfather of a 6-year-old boy who survived an accident that killed his parents in May is under investigation after taking him to Israel.

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At Birth, She Already Had a Case File. At 7 Years Old, She Was Dead.

A child welfare system meant to protect Julissia Batties from an abusive home life failed the ultimate test.

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A 7-Year-Old Dies in the Bronx, and Records Show a History of Abuse

Julissia Batties, who was found unconscious with a head injury, had been the subject of a child welfare case since birth. Her half brother admitted beating her, a police official said.

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Baltimore Police Officer Charged With Murdering His Teenage Stepson

Anne Arundel County police officers found Dasan Jones, 15, “unresponsive” in an attic crawl space, authorities said. The cause of death was asphyxiation.

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Migrant Children Still Vex Biden

The Biden administration’s drive to empty detention centers at the border has created new concerns as children fill emergency shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Ma’Khia Bryant’s Journey Through Foster Care Ended With an Officer’s Bullet

The 16-year-old girl was fatally shot while threatening a young woman with a knife. She had spent two years shuttling among Ohio foster homes, hoping to return to her mother.

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Overcrowded Border Jails Give Way to Packed Migrant Child Shelters

Federal documents indicate that while the Biden administration has cleared migrant children from border detention centers, now shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services are strained.

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U.S. Shows Progress in Moving Migrant Children From Border Jails

New government statistics show a backlog of migrant children being held at Border Patrol facilities contrary to law has greatly diminished.

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Ohio Man Pleads Guilty in 2016 Killings of 8 in Same Family

Edward Wagner, 28, who prosecutors said had been in a custody dispute over his daughter, apologized for the Rhoden family murders.

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 3 Recap: Investigations and a Custody Trial

Filmmakers delve into dozens of boxes of records that documented the investigations into Dylan Farrow’s accusation of sexual abuse.

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When Co-Parents Clash in a Pandemic

Divorced and separated parents struggle to mediate disagreements on their own.

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Mothers, Babies Stranded in Ukraine Surrogacy Industry

Virus travel bans are wreaking havoc on surrogacy agencies that help same-sex couples build families.

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The Three Abductions of N.: How Corporate Kidnapping Works

When estranged parents take children across borders, a shadowy industry of “recovery agents” can get them back — for a fee.

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France Brings 10 Children of French Jihadists Home From Syria

About 270 children of French citizens remain stuck in Syria, according to rights groups, which argue that leaving them stranded in squalid detention camps exposes them to illness and radicalization.

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Child Abuse Cases Drop 51 Percent. The Authorities Are Very Worried.

The coronavirus has shattered the system that protects children, leaving some confined in troubled homes or lingering in foster care.

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