Two doses of Pfizer's vaccine showed mixed results in trials, but the agency is considering approving it anyways in anticipation that a future third shot will provide children with strong immunity.
Social scientists have been studying the effects of the Santa myth for more than a century, but the question of whether the legend is a hurtful lie or just harmless fun is still up for debate.
Prosecutors in Michigan have taken the nearly unprecedented step of charging the parents of an alleged school shooter with involuntary manslaughter.
The president has said the monthly checks will have a transformational impact on American families, but skeptics fear those who need the help the most could be left out.
Two plans have emerged in Washington that take widely different approaches to achieving the same goal: combating child poverty by sending parents money every month.
Scientific evidence shows that the toxic stresses of poverty can affect the brains of babies in the womb — but also that they can be reversed with some radical shifts to our approach to prenatal care. It's the subject of a new mini-documentary from Yahoo News, "Baby Brain."
The U.S. birthrate is currently at its lowest in 32 years, with 2018 being the fourth consecutive year of decline. Usually births increase at times of economic stability, so these latest numbers have led demographers to wonder what else is on prospective parents’ minds.
Journalist Josh Levs has been at the forefront of the paid paternity leave movement since he took on his then employer CNN for longer paid paternity leave and won. It eventually led to Time Warner’s revolutionizing its parental leave policy, giving a total of six weeks of paid paternity leave.
Five years ago, JoAnn and Joel Bacon's daughter, Charlotte, was killed at school in Sandy Hook. Now they share what their grief has been like since.
A new national survey is offering hope for American kids waiting to be adopted: More people than ever are becoming parents in nonbiological ways, according to a new report.
American women are increasingly ingesting marijuana during their pregnancies to stop morning sickness and other conditions, including anxiety and depression.
“More than half of mass shooters exhibited clear warning signs before committing their crimes, which makes such laws worthwhile.”
“It’s very difficult to determine if a person with no obvious criminal or mental illness history poses such a threat.”
“We will not end mass shootings, but smart public policy can reduce them.”
"A wider net is bound to ensnare many people who do not actually pose a threat.”
“They may also further dissuade gun owners from seeking mental health treatment if they fear their guns could be seized.”