Child Soldiers News
UNICEF, French president urge protection for children of war
Children forced to become soldiers, underage sex slaves, adolescent refugees fleeing war on their own _ France's president and UNICEF are urging the international community to do more to protect the more than 200 million children of today's conflict zones
Pope laments plight of child soldiers in Congo fighting
Pope Francis has expressed dismay about clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo he described as "violent and brutal."
Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego welcome their third child
ABC News' Diane Macedo reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
Community Helps Beloved Crossing Guard Afford Prosthetic Repair
He lost his leg as a child soldier in Ethiopia, the school's principal said.
Texas School Community Surprises Beloved Crossing Guard With Funds to Afford Prosthetic Leg Repair
The Harvard Elementary School community in Houston, Texas, has come together to help a beloved crossing guard afford repairs to his prosthetic leg. The crossing guard, 42-year-old Fetene Yezengaw, has manned the intersection near the school for nearly a decade, according to Principal Laura Alaniz.
David Oyelowo on Showing 'Queen of Katwe's' Madina Nalwanga Her First Film
David Oyelowo is starring alongside Lupita Nyong'o in "Queen of Katwe," the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a girl who rises from poverty in rural Uganda to become Grand Chess Master with the help of chess coach Robert Katende (Oyelowo). Oyelowo calls the film "life affirming" because it shows
David Oyelowo Talks 'Queen of Katwe' on 'GMA'
The actor discusses his role in the new film and opens up about visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture with co-star Lupita Nyong'o.
Olympics' First Refugee Team To March In Opening Ceremony
Athletes marching in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio today will be joined by the first refugee team ever to compete in the Olympics. The 10 athletes on the refugee team will march immediately before participants from Brazil, the 2016 Olympics host country. The refugee athletes will
UN Seeks to Fund Education, Combat Extremism for Children in Crisis
Going to school can dramatically change the lives of children in conflict zones –- yet education is severely underfunded, children’s advocates from UNICEF and Save the Children say. Their comments follow the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul today, where United Nations Special Envoy Gordon
Raised on Terror: ISIS's Focus on 'Indoctrinating' Children
Last month ISIS released the latest of its many propaganda videos featuring child fighters, this time showing a purported 15-year-old suicide car bomber -- a horrifying, but typical example of the youngsters who Western researchers say are increasingly used by the Syria-based terrorist group. "It