Welfare agencies probing boy's bathtub drowning

MCCANDLESS, Pa. (AP) — Child welfare officials are scrutinizing the case of a woman accused of drowning one of her sons and critically injuring the other by sitting on them in a bathtub, including whether child protection agencies could have prevented the death.

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Greyhound racing imposes tighter rules on owners and breeders

New animal welfare regulations follow criticism that thousands of dogs are put down each year due to overbreeding

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Animal welfare for youth: Part 3 – Three Circles Model

This is the third in a series of articles from Michigan State University Extension intended to assist club leaders discuss animal welfare concepts with youth.

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Child welfare official accused of nudity

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say an associate director of a national child welfare organization has been charged with exposing himself to some teenage girls at a Nebraska hotel when he came out of his room in only a T-shirt and yelled at them for being too loud.

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Britain tightens rules to deter welfare-seeking foreign migrants

By William James LONDON (Reuters) – The government said on Tuesday it was stepping up restrictions on foreign job seekers' access to welfare payments as Prime Minister David Cameron strives to cut immigration ahead of a national election next year. Polls show voters are concerned about immigration levels, a trend reflected in the rising popularity of the anti-EU UKIP which opposes "open door …

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