Police on Friday charged a drunk man after pulling over a car on Australia's Gold Coast to allegedly find a seven-year-old boy driving him home at 3:00 am.
A US judge ordered Wednesday that a dying 10-year-old be transferred to an adult waiting list for a lung transplant, said a lawmaker who has been lobbying for the girl.
An Australian choreographer alleged Thursday that Michael Jackson sexually abused him for seven years as a child, a claim the late singer's estate described as "outrageous and sad."
US police have arrested a 12-year-old boy for the murder of his eight-year-old sister, in a case that attracted national media attention and prompted an intense manhunt.
Emily Whitehead is kind of a big deal. At age seven, she is the only child to have beaten back leukemia with the help of a new treatment that turned her own immune cells into targeted cancer killers.
The death of a young boy adopted from Russia at his Texas home was an accident and the bruises found on his body were self-inflicted, a coroner ruled Friday in a case that ignited a diplomatic row.
A woman in the US state of Texas has killed her adopted Russian son, the Kremlin's envoy for children said Monday, outlining the latest alleged abuse of an adopted Russian child by American parents.
She landed the part by lying about her age: Quvenzhane Wallis was five, and the filmmakers were only auditioning girls at least six years old.
A nine-year-old Mexican girl has given birth and authorities are looking for the presumed father, who is 17.
A six-year-old girl flew back to Britain for an emotional reunion with her mother on Friday more than three years after she was abducted by her father and taken to Pakistan.
Australian police searching for a 7-year-old girl feared taken by a crocodile Saturday said finding what appeared to be human remains inside a three-metre reptile was a "heartbreaking" development.
The BBC on Thursday agreed to pay a former politician £185,000 in damages over false child sex abuse claims, hours after police reportedly arrested another of its former presenters for sexual offences.
Australian doctors Thursday hailed what they described as a world-first surgical treatment for a boy suffering from a rare disease that sends his blood pressure soaring and triggered a stroke.
Australia's human rights body Wednesday found the government breached the rights of a nine-year-old girl it detained for more than nine months, during which time she witnessed others self-harming.
Elton John believes his son Zachary's childhood is going to be "very difficult", battling homophobia and the impact of his father's fame, the pop icon said in an interview published Tuesday.
A three-year-old Malaysian girl died of suffocation during a lengthy exorcism ritual in which seven family members and a maid piled on top of her.
The key difference of the Orthodox women clinics from regular once is impossibility to schedule an abortion unless the pregnancy poses a threat to the mother’s life.
Philip Morris International will exterminate child labor in its tobacco plantations in Kazakhstan.
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