There is no middle path when it comes to the climate emergency.
The documentary “Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” shines a spotlight on Ms. Allen and her academy as it prepares for the holiday classic.
The game’s cultlike following in Afghanistan inhabits a real-life version of its violent virtual reality.
Their parents are watching cable news in the other room, but many younger people are gathering online for a more communal experience.
The coronavirus pandemic and new requirements in Republican-led states created voting obstacles for college students this year. Yet youth participation appears to be on the rise.
Here’s what teenagers can do to equip themselves to move forward during this difficult and frustrating time.
The pandemic-induced jobs crisis has fallen disproportionately on generation Covid-19, and the effects may be long lasting.
Mammoths and giant ground sloths roamed the same terrain that a young adult swiftly moved through while toting a young child.
In an interview, the recently crowned N.B.A. champion discussed the work of More Than a Vote, a collective of athletes trying to combat misinformation among Black communities before Election Day.
Carlo Acutis, who died at 15 in 2006 and was an early adopter of the internet, was beatified over the weekend, putting him on the path to sainthood in the Catholic Church.
Older volunteers are reluctant to work during the pandemic. High school students, who are increasingly politically engaged and have more time, are taking their place.
They don’t outvote their elders anywhere in the world. But our analysis of global voter data found that in places where more older people vote, more younger people vote, too.
Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.
Young yet preternaturally wise, figures including Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg have changed the face of activism.
Earning money online by selling intimate objects that aren’t obviously sexual (including emotions).
Infections among young adults eventually may have spread to older, more vulnerable people, the C.D.C. reported.
The pandemic may offer opportunities to help adolescents and young adults make good decisions regarding sexual and social behavior.
I considered whether to put on a mask at the party and, as a doctor, did so. People glanced at me hesitantly, noticing. I felt awkward.
Children’s rights groups started a petition demanding a public apology from the police force and an investigation over the girl’s treatment.
The Gray Panthers staged rowdy protests against ageism and found common cause with young activists on everything from health care to racial justice. What can they teach us today?
There are lessons here for Joe Biden.
“I wasn’t doing this for video games,” said one participant in the Summer Youth Employment Program, whose budget was slashed because of the pandemic. For those who didn’t get a slot, it was yet another letdown in an uncertain year.
They were the first in their families to make it to college. But how do you study when you can’t afford to eat?
“These amazing young kids are running the whole show,” said the owner of the Wood Cafe, which gives away food. “Their energy propels it.”
The young people leading the huge volunteer effort after the recent blast are bringing hope, but have lost it themselves. “I want to at least have Beirut on its feet before I go,” one said.
Forget backpacks and binders. Here are the essentials teenagers will need for the strange school year ahead.
In a new C.D.C. survey, 18- to 24-year-olds reported the highest levels of symptoms of anxiety and depression, and a quarter of them said they had seriously considered suicide.
Abdel Rahman al-Shantti became a Palestinian rap star when his video went viral. His trouble began when he advocated “love between us and Israel.”
The senator from Vermont explains why the left still has a fighting chance.
Millions of children have flocked to the online gaming site Roblox since March. That’s helping game developers, some as young as 16, make a lot of money.
A new C.D.C. survey indicates that young people, as well as Blacks and Latinos of all ages, are showing signs of deteriorating mental health and some are resorting to substance abuse.
It’s not their top issue anymore, but many see it as a part of other, larger concerns.
The camp took precautions but did not require campers to wear masks, the C.D.C. reported. Singing and cheering may have helped spread the virus.
Many of those exposed were seniors who had just finished their final year at two elite private schools.
After an initial decrease in the youth detention population since the pandemic began, the rate of release has slowed, and the gap between white youth and Black youth has grown.
Distorted eating behaviors occur in young people irrespective of their weight, gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
Sales in educational toys are booming, but often there isn’t much weight to their claims of teaching kids science and math.
The study of nearly 65,000 people in South Korea suggests that school reopenings will trigger more outbreaks.
Taylor Lorenz spends most of her days reporting on the ways we use the internet. Here’s how she does it.
Every child needs a narrative. Here’s what several pediatricians are talking about with their children.
Youth organizers know how to increase the youth vote. When will party elites invest in them?
A popular spring break and summertime destination on the South Carolina coast is linked to clusters of coronavirus cases among teenagers and young adults in several states.
There used to be little stigma around getting paid to extol the Russian president. Now, as his popularity ebbs with young people, online celebrities see such praise as a career wrecker.
There is still time, and it can be done safely. The economic and social payoff is totally worth it.
Thinking about big questions empowers children to feel more confident about the value of their own ideas, teachers say.
They’re senior voters, and they could be Joe Biden’s secret weapon.
France has long sought social justice through a commitment to universal ideals. But a younger generation is demanding recognition of racism — and remedies for it.
Safety plans border on delusional and could lead to outbreaks of Covid-19 among students, faculty and staff.
No longer, they say, could they just post on Instagram, or just give money, or just vote. They needed to be out in the streets.
Progressive ideas don’t just turn out the vote. They win votes.