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The Nestle Pizza Co. in Wisconsin, has issued a recall for some of their frozen pizza brands citing the revelation that plastic pieces were found in some of their DiGiorno and California Pizza Kitchen brands. Although there have been no reports of...

A 17-year-old high school senior at Wheatmore High School in Trinity, North Carolina, has had her senior class photo banned from the school’s yearbook because the student is holding her infant son. School officials told Caitlin Tiller, in April,...

A public school in NYC has announced their successful transition towards becoming the nation’s first public school to offer an all-vegetarian cuisine. According to NBC News on Wednesday, the shift from chicken nuggets and pepperoni to tofu...

A Sacramento, Calif., couple are decrying the actions of CPS (Child Protective Services) after the agency took custody of their 5-month-old infant son for what the couple claims was an effort on their part to provide him with another medical opinion. Alex...

The morning after pill, or Plan B pill, which helps to prevent pregnancy if taken shortly after having having sexual intercourse, has been granted new FDA approval to be offered to teenagers as young as 15. Prior to the new FDA ruling, consumers...

A Tampa, Fla., woman has been arrested after police say she allowed her 7-month-old infant to drown while she spoke to a salesman inside her apartment. Sierra McMillan, 22, allegedly left the water running in the bathtub with her infant son inside...

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued new guidelines for mothers who want to give birth at home, in a controversial effort to make sure those who opt for home birth, do it in the safest way possible. The AAP claims they had no choice...

Authorities are investigating the reason why eight children were dropped off at a Dallas, Texas, fire station without any explanation early Sunday morning. The children ranged in ages of 3 to 12 and were dropped off by two women who claimed to be acquaintances of...

Dr. LaMar Habrouck, Illinois State Health Director, has taken to getting his message about vaccination safety by using the media to educate parents on the American Academy of Pediatric’s vaccination schedule. Habrouck spoke to WBBM Radio on...

A Dehli, India, man was arrested this week after he tried to sell his newborn grandson on Facebook in order to fund his alleged drug habit. Dehli police intervened after the man’s daughter complained that her father was trying to sell her newborn...

A Stockton, Calif., teacher and high school student were unknowingly recorded after the pair got into a fight which knocked the student to the floor last week. The student, Marlina Martinez, was allegedly angry after her math teacher took her makeup...

The Randall Children’s Hospital in Portland, Ore., was encased in superhero powers on Tuesday after a slew of window washers descended upon the building dressed as superheros. Employees of Millennium Building Services, a company who has been...

Authorities are waiting for an autopsy report which they believe will confirm that a Philadelphia couple allowed their infant to die last week when they denied the infant medical treatment in lieu of prayer and faith healing. If autopsy reports...

A Houston, Texas, toddler boy who was found by a Good Samaritan on Sunday, wandering by himself at a flea market, has finally been claimed by his parents. The boy, who authorities have now learned is 17-months-old, was taken into Child Protective...

A toddler boy, who police believe to be around 18-months-0ld, was found wandering alone in a Houston, Texas, area shopping center on Sunday. Although the youngster was handed over to Children’s Protective Services, the agency told ABC News...

An Estacada, Oregon, man, has been arrested for an alleged robbery and endangering the welfare of a child after he emerged from his home on Saturday, holding his 7-month-old son up as a shield after police surrounded his home. Police believe Raliegh...

So gosh-darn cute! A toddler puts her dad in his place after he offers her help buckle up her car seat. The precocious tot responds in such a way, it can only bring smiles and laughter to her father as he is ordered to “drive!” and...

A 15-year-old boy was found on Thursday, after he reportedly had been held captive by his mother and her boyfriend for at least four years inside a makeshift attic room in Michigan. The boy’s mother, Susan Bardo, 46, and boyfriend, Carl Pellinen,...

The cover of TIME magazine’s May 2013 digital edition, covering the Boston Marathon bombing, has drawn criticism and analysis from other media sources such as the Christian Science Monitor and the Huffington Post on Thursday. The cover shows...

The 12-year-old Texas girl seen in a viral video on Wednesday, inside her father’s truck, screaming as a nearby fertilizer plant exploded, joined her dad on the Today show Thursday morning, revealing she is okay. The young girl, Khloey, was...

A Texas first grade teacher at a private school in Humble is being accused of inappropriately touching one of her students, but claims the charge is false because she doesn’t like black people. The 7-year-old accuser is believed to be African...

The body of a newborn infant was allegedly discovered by a Minn. laundry service, who claimed the body fell out of a bed sheet on Tuesday morning as they prepared a load of laundry. The laundry service says they informed the hospital, who immediately sent...

Among eyewitness spectators of the terrorist bombing at the Boston Marathon on Monday, were several families of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre victims who were killed in a shooting massacre at their elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in December. The...

A young boy who was killed on Monday from a terrorist explosion just moments after he greeted his father who had just crossed the finish line after completing the 26 mile run at the Boston Marathon, has been identified. The boy’s name is Martin...

Many children are among those gravely injured in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing. Eight children were transported to local Boston hospitals after two bombs went off several feet from the finish line as runners were closing in on finishing...