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Report: US Officials Fail to Protect Abused Children

The Associated Press said at least 786 children in the United States have died of abuse and neglect in a six-year span, saying the children died "in plain view of child protection authorities." AP said it discovered during its eight-month investigation that many of the children were "beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger." AP conducted the survey in the 50 U.S. states, plus the District of Columbia and...

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