Latest Fatherhood News

Young caregivers 'exist in the shadows,' offer crucial help

May. 31, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Ronan Kotiya leans over his father, fingers wrapped around a plastic tube he’s about to slide from a tracheostomy hole in dad’s neck. “3, 2, 1, go,” the 11-year-old says as he removes the tube. His mom slips a padded neck brace on her husband and lifts...

AP Interview: Olympic champ Jacobs wants to win 'everything'

May. 26, 2022 06:41 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Marcell Jacobs already won another gold medal at the world indoors. He'll likely get a huge reception at Rome’s upcoming Diamond League meet. Then a reunion with his once-estranged father at the world championships. Followed by more potential medals at the European championships. ...

Alabama couple’s ministry has served 20,000 foster children

May. 01, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — They weren’t yet ready to be foster parents, but they were more than ready to help foster kids. That’s when Micah and Blake Melnick of Opelika knew they were called to start a ministry that supports foster families in the community. Today,...

Prince Harry talks about fatherhood, the queen and Diana

Apr. 20, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prince Harry is opening up about his life at home and his recent surprise visit with Queen Elizabeth II, saying he and his wife, Meghan, had tea with the monarch and shared laughs. “It was really nice to catch up with her,” Harry told NBC's...

How Molly Shannon achieved ‘superstar’ status

Apr. 20, 2022 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Molly Shannon has had iconic roles at “Saturday Night Live” and been in countless movies, yet she’s still awestruck that a little girl from Cleveland made it in Hollywood. That’s one of the premises of her new memoir, “Hello Molly!” (Ecco). The actor...

New Florida law promotes fatherhood, help fatherless kids

Apr. 11, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will create new grant programs to help fathers become more engaged with their children and children whose fathers aren't in their home under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday. The Department of Children and Families will manage...