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By PBS NewsHour
In her new book “Girls & Sex,” Peggy Orenstein suggests that we re-think sexual intimacy, in both education and our everyday lives. While she acknowledges the importance of the national debate on campus sexual assault, Orenstein also urges us to…
By Steve Gardiner
Addiction is a strong word, but it accurately describes the dysfunctional behavior exhibited by teenagers in my high school English classroom when I ask them to put away their cellphones.
Teenagers today have never known a world without smartphones and social media. But how is this technology influencing the way they view themselves and the world? That’s the question journalist and author Nancy Jo Sales set out to answer in…
By Michael D. Regan
A young New Hampshire inventor has worked for years to create a product that limits distracted driving.
Nineteen-year-old Owen Labrie, a former student at a prep school in New Hampshire, was accused of raping a freshman girl in 2014, but a jury cleared him of felony rape, convicting him on other lesser charges. Jeffrey Brown discusses the…
Sam Suchmann and Mattie Zufelt are best friends. Three years ago, these teenagers with Down syndrome had the idea to make a zombie movie. Now, with help from their supporters, they have raised more than $50,000. The NewsHour's Mike Melia…
By Ayan Sheikh
U.S. authorities are currently investigating a case involving three teenage girls -- two sisters and their friend -- suspected of leaving their homes in Arapahoe County in Denver to join the Islamic State militant group in Syria.
By Anna Christiansen
The number of teens obtaining and abusing human growth hormones has doubled in one year, according to a survey published Wednesday by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
By Simone Pathe
American teens may work summer jobs and manage money on their smartphones, but their financial literacy places them between Latvia and Russia, and far below 15-year-olds in Shanghai, who achieved the highest average score on the largest youth financial literacy…
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