Teens

My mom taught me that I didn't have to follow the script if I didn't want to.
Sex educators share tips for making conversations about sexually transmitted infections less embarrassing for parents and kids.
President Trump says he plans to raise the age restriction on e-cigarettes to “21 or so.”
Toxic chemical fumes may be the cause of the mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping.
“How dare you!” Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg went after world leaders at the United Nations climate action summit.
A case in Maryland illustrates how states are struggling to keep up with the changing realities of teenage behavior.
A lawyer for the accused boys said they all come from “very, very good families,” and that the real culprit is social media notoriety.
Black girls are rarely given room to mess up, to make mistakes, to grow. Zendaya's role as Rue is game-changing because she is, by her own admission, the ultimate f**k-up.
Officials in the California city voted to shutter the youth detention facility and expand juvenile justice alternatives.
A new study found that 90% of teens killed by an intimate partner are girls.
High school junior Jocelyn Wright was horrified by her state's new anti-abortion law. She can't vote, so she started a petition to push back.
Jaylon McKenzie was shot while leaving a party near St. Louis.
A quick-thinking girl hid behind a pickup in order to evade a stranger following her in a car.
Ciara Gan, a recent high school graduate in the Philippines, is receiving social media praise for designing her hand-painted turquoise ballgown.
"He was like, ‘Hello, can anybody help me?’” 17-year-old Kayla Rose recalled hearing the desperate man say.
Incarcerated teens in California face trauma, violence and discrimination despite being promised rehabilitation, according to a new report.
Alejandra Sosa and Cassidy Ward are some of the teens changing how we talk about politics.
An emergency phone for kids you can feel good about.
An "astonishing" uptick in teens’ use of e-cigarettes helped drive the proposed rules, said FDA chief Scott Gottlieb.
Gift ideas for tween girls and boys 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 years old.