Researchers have uncovered worrisome trends among Black youth.
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.
When kids are babies, parents should vote for them. As they grow up, they should take on more autonomy, until they finally vote on their own.
A new generation of crossword enthusiasts has changed the way that puzzles are discussed. And they are determined to make their pastime a space where all are welcome.
A detailed study in California found that the variant easily spread from an unvaccinated teacher to children and, in a few cases, their families.
They can be valuable resources to help parents teach children about money — but may encourage risky behaviors, some experts say.
Nearly one in seven Americans now has diabetes, a record rate. The condition also raises the risk of severe illness after coronavirus infection.
Adolescents are readying for the next step in a seemingly endless set of challenges. Here’s how to help them regulate their emotions.
This summer, the journalist Kiana Hayeri set out to photograph Afghans who grew up after the U.S. invasion in 2001. Instead, she wound up documenting the end of life as they knew it.
There is growing anti-China sentiment in South Korea, particularly among young voters. Conservative politicians are eager to turn the antipathy into a presidential election issue.
Nicole Poole Franklin, 43 of Des Moines, was sentenced on two federal hate crime charges in connection with the 2019 attacks.
The Inventgenuity Festival, which runs this weekend, invites young participants to complete a public-art project, among other creative activities.
A co-founder of Home Depot increased his giving for children in the pandemic because, he said, “they don’t always have the tools to deal with what’s happened to them.”
There is no better time than now to bump up the health resources for children in schools, experts say.
Many doctors on the front lines say unvaccinated patients in their 20s and 30s are becoming more severely ill, and more quickly. But comprehensive data is lacking.
The decision came in response to an American Civil Liberties Union challenge to a first-in-the-nation law enacted by Republican state legislators in April.
Data from overseas, particularly Britain, suggest the spread of the virus will set vaccinated and unvaccinated communities on very different paths.
The social network is aiming to be a destination for creators and their viral memes. But TikTok and YouTube got there first.
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.
Many young adults are foregoing Covid vaccines for a complex mix of reasons. Health officials are racing to find ways to change their minds.
Stop it with the ageism and delusions of invincibility. Young adults often don’t recognize the bad checks coming at them, or fake job offers, either.
As the pandemic eases, the park has attracted crowds of young people who regard it as a place to let loose. Residents say the scene is out of control.
The novelist’s remarks went viral after she criticized former students as well as “social-media-savvy people who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion.”
After a year of protests outside Balfour, the prime minister’s house, Israelis are debating what role they played in Benjamin Netanyahu’s downfall.
For decades, certain corners of the city were so smoothed by money they seemed off-limits to those just starting out as adults. But for one brief shining moment, it all belongs to the young.
The investigation, which relied on accounts from 900 students, found that sexual harassment — from sexist name-calling to requests for explicit photos — was endemic.
Readers decry the senator’s refusal to eliminate the filibuster. Also: Scars from the pandemic; part-time jobs for students.
Will Philadelphia be able to exclude a Catholic adoption agency from its foster care system because it refuses to work with gay couples?
After moving back in with their parents during the pandemic, some young adults are struggling to adjust to life on their own.
The pandemic has been the psychological workout of their lives. The next few months can be a time of recovery.
A bill that passed the General Assembly with bipartisan support on Sunday would make Illinois the first state to prohibit officers from lying when interrogating those under 18.
Elise Stefanik’s rise — and the fall of several young House colleagues — is an omen for a party struggling to reach a 21st-century electorate.
Teens are picking up jobs — and higher wages — as companies scramble to hire. But that trend could have a downside.
Hundreds of protesters, many students or college-educated, face potentially stiff sentences after Beijing’s crackdown. Those behind bars already battle isolation and disillusionment.
The agency is reviewing several dozen reports that teenagers and young adults may have developed myocarditis after vaccination, officials said. But the agency has not determined whether the vaccine caused the condition.
A new generation is confronting the region’s longstanding conflict in a very different context, with very different pressures, from their parents’ and grandparents’ generations.
She’s a cancer survivor and she needs protection.
We want to hear from readers under 30 about their changing views of race and racism.
Reporting on the impact of the pandemic, I had hoped to gain a deeper understanding of teenagers’ pain. But I received much more than that.
What 12-to-15-year-olds had to say as they received their first doses:“I’ll tell generations after me how we got through this.”
The F.D.A.’s authorization of Pfizer’s Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds is a milestone in battling the coronavirus, but actually getting them vaccinated involves new challenges.
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.
Self-taught and sharing what they’ve found out, a new generation of retail investors is taking the markets — and not memes — seriously.
Even as vaccines roll out, more younger people in Michigan are being hospitalized than at any other point in the pandemic. And they’re coming in sicker.
New York City struggles to support L.G.B.T.Q. youth who are experiencing homelessness and unemployment.
There’s no right way to come of age, especially for a child of immigrants.
A new city program for homeless L.G.B.T.Q. youth will offer job placement, education and mental health support to help them achieve career success.
New research found that half of young patients with the inflammatory condition, MIS-C, in a London hospital experienced confusion, hallucinations and other issues, in addition to physical symptoms.
Once a year I record a brutally honest conversation for my little boy. Here’s why that’s psychologically healthy for both of us.
While much of the economy is beginning to bounce back, young people — particularly young women — are living a different reality.