Children account for more than a fifth of new U.S. coronavirus cases in states that release statistics by age, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
As Michigan grapples with a surge of Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, state officials have expanded the mask mandate to include children as young as 2.
A growing consequence of Michigan’s latest COVID-19 surge is coming into focus this week – the number of kids hospitalized with coronavirus.
Top aides to President Joe Biden are ramping up pressure on the agency that shelters thousands of unaccompanied migrant children, voicing frustration that kids are not being released quickly enough from detention, three U.S. officials said.
The recently enacted American Rescue Plan is a sea change in the federal government’s approach to the social safety net.
The mother of three children — all under the age of 5 — found slain inside a Los Angeles apartment Saturday morning has been arrested, police said.
Activists demand that Mexico better protect the rights of people crossing the country, outside the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles, July 3, 2014. The U.S. may house migrant kids at an Army National Guard base in California, the Pentagon said.