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Dear Millennials, You’re Ruining The Economy. Move Out

The kids are back home and showing no inclination to move out on their own.

August 2, 2015
Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio Has A New Answer For His Inexperience Problem

In recent days, Rubio has come up with an argument that seemingly attempts to handle questions about both his limited political experience and his personal finance acumen.

July 25, 2015
Daivion Davis sits in his apartment on May 7, 2015 in Los Angeles. Davis, 21, just got out of prison, where he went to solitary confinement more than three dozen times while he was serving time for murder. There is currently a bill in Sacramento to ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles. (Bob Chamberlin/Los Angeles Time/TNS)

Looking To End Time In ‘The Box’ For Youthful Offenders

Juvenile and mental health advocates and officials nationwide have long debated whether placing young inmates like Davis in “the box,” or any form of solitary confinement, does more harm than good.

June 1, 2015
Health, Teens, Youth, America, Birth Rate, Children, Birth Control, Implants, Contraception

Teen Birth Rate Falls In U.S.

While the teen birth rate falls, few are opting for implants or other preventative measures of birth control which would further lower birth rates.

April 8, 2015
Fitness Craze, Pennsylvania, Lifestyle, Teens, Youth, Health, Exercise, CrossFit, Family

Growing CrossFit Program Branches Out To Children

Get the kids on your level. A new CrossFit program is a workout for teens minus the winning and losing of team sports.

March 30, 2015
Foster Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act, Homelessness, Foster Care, Youth, Saftey Net, National News

States Tackle ‘Aging Out’ Of Foster Care

For kids without a parental safety net, a new federal program extends foster care benefits to youth up to 21 years old.

March 30, 2015

Endorse This: Turn Out For What?

What gets young people out to the polls? Lil Jon has the answer.

October 7, 2014

Youths At New York Prison Subjected To Abuse: Officials

New York (AFP) — Young detainees are subject to systemic violence and violation of their constitutional rights at Rikers Island prison in New York City, a study released Monday found. “The investigation, which focused on use of force by staff, inmate-on-inmate violence, and use of punitive segregation during the period 2011-2013, concluded that there is […]

August 5, 2014

Why The Next Generation Won’t Turn To The Right

In a Tuesday article for The New York Times’ Upshot blog, David Leonhardt suggests that the next generation could grow up conservative — even though today’s young voters are overwhelmingly liberal and diverse, and the GOP is the party of older white voters. Leonhardt argues that ideology is generational. The hippies of the 1960s who fought against Vietnam and supported gender […]

July 8, 2014

U.S. Lawmakers: No E-cigarette Sales Or Ads To Youths

Washington (AFP) – U.S. lawmakers want electronic cigarettes to be treated just like tobacco products when it comes to barring the sales and marketing of the controversial devices to children. Senate and House Democrats said Monday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency responsible for protecting public health in the United States, has […]

April 14, 2014

Facebook Might Be to Blame for Your Divorce

July 14 (Bloomberg) — In the 1960s, young Americans questioned social traditions one after another, ringing in the feminist movement and celebrating sexual freedom. Today they have become the divorced generation. While the overall divorce rate in the U.S. has declined over the past 20 years, it has doubled for Americans aged 50 and over. […]

July 14, 2011