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“child abuse”

Mar 2, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An albino toddler was abducted and butchered for his body parts in Africa for use in magic spells, possibly on behalf of politicians. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The parents of a boy claimed to be a victim of spontaneous human combustion in 2013 now have a second child with the same 'problem' and police are skeptical.
Dec 17, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Canadian toddler has died from an infection that could have been easily treated. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2014 07:26 AM ET
Emotional abuse of children is the most prevalent and challenging form of neglect. So says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Why doesn't it seem to get the same attention as more visible forms of abuse?
Jul 24, 2014 05:58 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says memories of abuse have come back to him, but there are reasons for caution. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2014 09:16 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls have been arrested in the stabbing assault on another girl, allegedly to please a fictional urban legend character. Continue reading →
Apr 2, 2014 02:29 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An American couple say they have been wrongly convicted of causing the death of their adopted daughter. Continue reading →
Mar 20, 2014 09:08 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ruthless Mexican drug cartel is accused of kidnapping children to harvest their organs. For real? Continue reading →
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