Indonesian migrant worker rescued from torture by employer

A female migrant worker from Indonesia has been rescued by a joint effort by police and the New Taipei City government after she was tortured by her employer, the city's Labor Affairs Department r...

Lawyer: Incapacitated woman who gave birth not in coma

PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported. The Arizona Rep...

Facility where comatose woman had baby faces new abuse claim

PHOENIX (AP) — A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth last month is looking into another abuse allegation. Hacienda HealthCar...

OKC school district approves the use of medical marijuana

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Students in the Oklahoma City school district with medical conditions that require cannabis are now permitted to use the drug at school. The Oklahoman reports th...

Missouri boy's caregiver pleads not guilty in his death

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A caregiver who reported a 4-year-old Missouri boy missing about a week before his body was found has pleaded not guilty in his death. KRCG reports 26-year...

Dying woman seeks caregiver for beloved 15-foot-long plant

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who's dying of cancer is trying to find a home for her beloved 15-foot-long plant. LNP reports Gabrellen Pfarr has a few months to live aft...

New Taipei daycare center caregiver filmed beating baby with spatula

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video was released at a press conference today showing caregivers beating small toddlers at a daycare center in New Taipei City. Several caregivers at a daycare center in ...

After ruling, hit film, Mexico reconsiders domestic workers

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The nanny shadowed the little boy around the garden party as he traced circles on a plastic scooter, climbed a pirate ship and occasionally paused for a sip of water under the blazi...

4th defendant in malnourished boy's death get prison

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A man charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old Indiana boy with cerebral palsy has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Hubert Krae...

4th defendant in malnourished boy's death reaches plea deal

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A man charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old western Indiana boy with cerebral palsy has reached a plea agreement in the case. ...

Taiwan's loosened regulations on respite care to take effect Dec. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to secure foreign caregivers health and well-being, as well as to financially support Taiwanese families who require extra assistance on a temporary basis, the Mi...

Police: 2-year-old Texas girl dies, was beaten and burned

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Police in the Fort Worth area say a 2-year-old girl died after a caregiver hit her with a belt and burned her buttocks for discipline. Police were called to a...

In smoldering wildfire ruins, life goes on for a hardy few

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-old blind ...

The Latest: Caregiver charged in death of 4-year-old boy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a 4-year-old Missouri boy who was missing for nearly a week (all times local): 5 p.m. A 26-year-old woman who ...

Caregiver arrested in death of boy, 4, she reported missing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A caregiver has been arrested in the death of a 4-year-old Missouri boy whose body was found almost a week after she reported him missing. Jefferson City p...