At 18, the “Dance Moms” and internet star is returning to reality TV as half of the first same-sex partnership on “Dancing on the Stars.”
Here are our picks for the most memorable performances with the biggest age gaps between star and character. Did they pull it off?
The U.S. Open play of Leylah Fernandez, Carlos Alcaraz and Emma Raducanu has been exhilarating. But if the past is prelude, rough seas are ahead.
Loneliness among students has soared worldwide. It doesn’t have to be like that.
The company faces declining sales and thousands of lawsuits claiming it knowingly sold its trendy vaping products to minors. Soon the F.D.A. will decide whether it can keep selling them at all.
The settlement is the first in a stream of lawsuits against the company, which has been accused of deceptive marketing practices that contributed to a wave of nicotine addiction in teenagers.
Democrats running for mayor face a problem that may have worsened during the pandemic.Their plans have overlaps and differences.
New Y.A. literature, television and film let me imagine a better future.
Will Philadelphia be able to exclude a Catholic adoption agency from its foster care system because it refuses to work with gay couples?
Adolescents were hospitalized with Covid three times as often as with flu, researchers reported. Nearly one-third wound up in I.C.U.s.
The pandemic has been the psychological workout of their lives. The next few months can be a time of recovery.
The U.S., which has a surplus of vaccines, could soon have two options for teens while many countries face shortages.
In “The Devil’s Playbook,” Lauren Etter tells the story of the rise and fall of the start-up that tried to upend the cigarette industry.
In an interview, the creator and star of the Netflix comedy discusses the hazy line between fact and fiction, the value of uncertainty and the joy of finally getting to be a leading man.
In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant.
As hard as it is to be a teen today, it’s draining being the parent of one.
There can be a seven- or eight-week window around Covid vaccines when other shots can’t be given, so those who need them for camp, school or sports have to plan ahead.
The U.S. vaccination campaign will soon expand to millions more people, but public health experts say the move raises complicated questions about supply and access.
As Sweet Sixteens, proms and graduation ceremonies were disrupted or canceled, kids turned their losses into opportunities for new traditions with friends.
Here’s what parents need to know.
Written by four teenagers, the books aim to open up conversations about young people who are transgender or nonbinary.
Across the U.S., dozens of bills have been proposed that aim to restrict the lives of transgender youth. What’s in those bills? And why are they being introduced?
Young people experiencing the body changes of puberty without being in school are facing a unique set of challenges. Here’s how parents can support them.
A sex ed teacher talks about how young people can try to keep themselves safe from sexual assault and be allies to others.
Teenagers and tweens will be fine, experts say — if adults model resilience.
Arkansas lawmakers’ move against trans people reflects a larger strategy.
As far back as historians have found evidence of transgender people, they’ve found transgender children.
Teenagers are more likely to get hooked on marijuana, stimulants and other recreational drugs than college-aged or older adults.
A documentary from Soleil Moon Frye, star of “Punky Brewster,” and a reunion of “The Real World” remind us that Gen X didn’t curate themselves for mass consumption.
Think of it as a personal warning system that will help you notice when things are on the wrong track.
Three teenagers in a Bucks County cheerleading program were subjected to a campaign of harassment using altered videos and spoof phone numbers, police officials said.
The Junior Iditarod, the longest race in Alaska for competitors under 18, is a chance for young mushers to prove their skills.
Teens across the United States show us how they have met life’s challenges in the midst of a pandemic.
The more students fall behind in the pandemic, the less likely they are to feel that they can catch up.
A retelling of “The Great Gatsby,” a healer fighting for her freedom and more: Here are 13 upcoming Y.A. titles you won’t want to miss this spring.
The Times would love to hear from you about your experience parenting as a teenager during the pandemic.
A deep dive into dinosaur data suggests that teenage T. rexes and other juvenile carnivores shaped their ecosystems.
Pfizer and Moderna are testing their vaccines on children 12 and older and hope to have results by the summer.
Even when rates of suicidal ideation increase, there are ways to keep kids safe.
My mother, a freewheeling feminist, gave me freedom, while her mother gave me a nest of safety. Both shaped how I’m raising my own daughter.
The process has changed during the pandemic, but getting started is easier than you might think.
Our grandson’s friends don’t socialize safely, so we don’t want him to see them. How do we keep his anger about it from causing chaos in our home?
A new study found that high school students aren’t getting enough produce.
Feeling things is an act of bravery.
I was sent to three “tough love” programs meant to redirect me. Trying to run away from one made me feel that I had no choice but to become what I had been told I was.
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services will no longer work with Theo Sandfort, a professor who headed a separate study on L.G.B.T.Q. youth in foster care.
At 13, I was a guy with breasts, and I needed to get rid of them to survive my upcoming teenage years.
The latest fiction from Nic Stone, Elizabeth Wein, David Yoon and Arvin Ahmadi.
I’ve raised them to be confident and to advocate for themselves. Now here I was saying, don’t do it with the police.
Netflix’s inspirational documentary follows talented theater kids who are devoting themselves to Wilson’s writing.