Disabled greeter meets with Walmart about job; no resolution

A beloved Walmart greeter with cerebral palsy has met with store management in a bid to keep his job but came away with no guarantees, and his family is girding for a fight. Adam Cat...

Walmart customers outraged at treatment of disabled greeter

A longtime Walmart greeter who has cerebral palsy is afraid he'll be out of work after store officials changed his job description to add tasks that he's physically unable to do. Ada...

Family's fight for liquor license leads to Supreme Court

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Doug and Mary Ketchum chose Memphis, Tennessee, as a place to live with their disabled adult daughter because it has clearer air than their former home in Utah. ...

Pegi Young, musician and activist, dead at 66

NEW YORK (AP) — Pegi Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for children with speech and physical impairments, has died. Young die...

Disabled Venezuelans reach new heights through dance

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A stray bullet crushed Iraly Yanez's aspirations of becoming a professional dancer eight years ago as it ruptured two of her vertebrae and left her paraplegic. ...

'The toughest year': US immigration changes dominated 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Children torn from their parents, refugees turned away, tear gas fired on asylum-seekers, and a president who says he's making good on promises to protect the nation's borders. In a br...

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...

Utah patients can use medical pot; but concerns still loom

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah patients can use medical marijuana legally after a compromise agreement was signed into law, but they likely won't be able to buy it legally until at least 2020, officials s...

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. ...

Thousands flee fast-moving wildfire in Northern California

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people were ordered to evacuate a fast-moving wildfire that exploded in size Thursday, threatening several Northern California communities and forcing panicked res...

Former NFL player Rae Carruth out of prison after 18 years

Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-r...

Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair-friendly rooms tough to find

TOKYO (AP) — The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics promise to be the best. They're being promoted just like the Olympics, planning is ahead of recent games in Rio de Janeiro and London, and the athletes village ...

Clothes for people with disabilities highlighted on catwalk

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Fashion Week has opened its glamorous tent wider to feature models with disabilities wearing adaptive clothing designs by Tommy Hilfiger, Nike and Target. Or...

Mother charged with sex trafficking disabled teen daughter

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri mother has been charged with accepting money and cocaine in exchange for letting men sexually assault her 14-year-old daughter who authorities say has cerebral palsy an...

Authorities: Mom shot disabled son, then attempted suicide

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A single mother fatally shot her severely disabled 7-year-old son and then attempted suicide after years spent caring for her child, authorities and family friends in Oregon said...