Italian paleopathologist Valentina Giuffra has been studying the skeletons of nine children born to the Medici family in Florence during the Renaissance. She tells anchor Marco Werman that their bones showed signs of rickets.
There's a new attraction in Berlin: Barbie - The Dreamhouse Experience. It's a massive pink building with a giant pink high-heeled shoe out front. Even though it just opened on Thursday, it's been drawing protests for weeks now.
The UN children's agency UNICEF put out a report this week pointing to an alarming situation in Syrian schools. Violence from the ongoing civil war has caused many children to just stop going to school.
Every year tens of thousands of girls in India are sold into a life of violence and abuse. Many are sold to be brides. That has a lot to do with gender imbalances and the widespread practice of aborting female fetuses in northern India.
A 15 year old girl in Iceland is taking her government to court. She's suing for the right to use the name given her by her mother. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sveinn Gudmarsson of the Icelandic National Broadcast Service.
In March 1996, Thomas Hamilton walked into a primary school in the town of Dunblane, and shot to death 16 kindergarten-age children and their teacher. Marco Werman speaks with Philip Dutton, a clinical psychologist who worked with the young survivors.
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