Number Of American Children In Foster Care Increases For 4th Consecutive Year : The Two-Way : NPR

A new government report says the number of children in the U.S. foster care system has increased for the fourth year in a row, due largely to an uptick in substance abuse by parents.The report, issued annually by the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services, shows that 437,500 […]

Boston Marathon 2017 – Shalane Flanagan on recovery, final goals, life as a foster parent

Four-time U.S. Olympic distance runner Shalane Flanagan, 35, was gearing up for what she thought might be her last Boston Marathon this month, an important emotional destination for the native of Marblehead, Massachusetts.Her 2016 season featured a personal best in the half marathon and an American record in the Boston Athletic Association 10K, leading up […]