Free Lunch at the Library

By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS July 30, 2017 ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio — Before opening their doors at noon, the librarians squeeze tables and chairs between the book stacks to prepare for the onslaught of hungry children. Usually, two or three dozen show up,...

A Tide of Opioid-Dependent Newborns Forces Doctors to Rethink Treatment

By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS July 13, 2017 RICHMOND, Ky. — Just 24 hours old, Jay’la Cy’anne Clay already was having a rough day. Convulsions rocked her tiny body as she lay under warming lights in the nursery of the Baptist Health...

Detained Immigrant Children Are Entitled to Hearings, Court Rules

By MIRIAM JORDAN July 5, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Undocumented immigrant children detained by federal authorities are entitled to hearings to determine whether they should remain confined, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. A three-judge panel of...

Trump Administration Targets Parents in New Immigration Crackdown

By CAITLIN DICKERSON July 1, 2017 The Trump administration has begun a new tactic to crack down on illegal immigration, this time arresting undocumented parents suspected of having paid to have their children ushered into the country by smugglers. When...