It’s now illegal in England and Wales to smoke in a car with a passenger under 18. The law has been widely accepted and many feel it’s overdue -- but smokers’ rights activists are fuming.
The International Labor Organization has urged a stepped up effort to eradicate child labor within eight years. Half of the world's 28 largest companies have been accused of using cobalt metal that was mined by children.
A gunman opened fire inside a Baptist church in Texas, killing at least 26 people attending a service, including children. US President Donald Trump has said the shooting is a "mental health problem," not a gun issue.
US regulators have approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to fight childhood leukemia. Experts say it may open the way to treating other cancers with a similar procedure.
Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. They also sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in the UK.
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