(NEW YORK) — In the last decade, the popularity of traditional cigarettes -- particularly among teenagers -- has declined tremendously, while the use of electronic cigarettes has been on the rise. But now a new smoke-free alternative called heated tobacco is slowly gaining a foothold... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Black teenager at the center of a now-viral video showing an encounter with Maryland law enforcement that turned violent is urging others to stand up against police brutality. "Don't be afraid to stand up for what you believe in," Brian Anderson,... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A security guard at an Atlanta mall was shot and critically hurt Sunday night, and now two teenagers -- a 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl -- are in custody, police said. The security guard was shot in the torso at the Lenox... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While most coronavirus hospitalizations occur in adults, the coronavirus still poses the threat of severe disease to teens, according to a new study issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly a third of teens ages 12-17 hospitalized with COVID-19... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Children have been routinely vaccinated by medical professionals for more than 100 years. Now, with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine authorized in children 12 and up, scientists are once again reassuring the public of the shots' safety for younger generations. COVID-19 vaccines introduced a... Read More.
(LANCASTER, Calif.) -- The mayor of Lancaster, California, is offering a raffle for scholarships, including a grand prize of $10,000, for teens who get the COVID-19 vaccine. The raffle is the city’s effort to combat vaccine hesitancy among young people as the state reports declining... Read More.
BY: KATHERINE FAULDERS AND LUKE BARR, ABC NEWS (DALLAS) — The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas is expected to be used to house up to 3,000 immigrant male teenagers coming across the U.S.-Mexico border for up to 90 days, according to... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Two men have been charged with murder after the body of a teen was found wrapped in plastic at a New York City fish market.The 19-year-old was unconscious and unresponsive when she was... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York teens who are 16 and older in juvenile detention centers, homeless shelters, and foster care facilities are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.The state's Office of Children and Family... Read More.
By CLAYTON SANDELL, ABC News(DENVER) -- Three male teenagers were arrested Wednesday in connection with a mysterious six-month-old arson in Colorado that killed five members of a Senegalese family, including a toddler and an infant.Two of the juveniles... Read More.