(WASHINGTON) -- The faces of climate change activism have been dominated by young people in recent years, from Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to thousands of young people organizing and protesting in the United States. As President Joe Biden prepares to host a climate change summit... Read More.
(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- Six men were arrested Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into claims of sexual assault at a state-run youth detention center in New Hampshire, authorities said. The Sununu Youth Services Center, formerly known as the Youth Development Center, in Manchester has... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill Monday that would have banned gender-confirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. During a news conference with reporters, the Republican governor said the intentions behind the state legislature's "Save... Read More.
What is Cocoon House? Since 1991, Cocoon House has been the only agency in Snohomish County exclusively serving homeless and at-risk youth ages 12-24. Their services include emergency shelter, long-term transitional housing, outreach, case management, advocacy,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Ice-T just marked his 22nd year playing NYPD Sergeant Finn on the NBC drama Law & Order: SVU. The actor says he still counts his blessings, saying he was a troubled youth who used to run from police who now plays a respected officer... Read More.
By DR. NANCY A ANORUO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- E-cigarettes have long been touted by manufacturers as a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but new research adds a dangerous twist, finding e-cigarette use can increase the risk of becoming a... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO and LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the cold weather sets in and coronavirus cases continue to climb, an unlikely winter staple is quietly emerging as a major threat to public health: Youth hockey.In... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Matthew McConaughey is opening about his past experiences of sexual abuse. The Academy Award-winning actor shares in his new memoir Greenlights that he was sexually abused multiple times as a teenager. “I was blackmailed into having sex for the first time when I was... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- A Texas high school football coach was gunned down outside a youth football game over the weekend in a confrontation police say stemmed from a family dispute.Derwyn Lauderdale, 29, a football coach... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Every morning, before making breakfast, Chris Tyndorf looks at a sign on the kitchen wall that has become his family's motto: "God, Family, Football."For more than 10 years, Tyndorf’s 14-year-old son... Read More.
BY: KARMA ALLEN(WASHINGTON) -- Researchers are pointing to an alarming medical study about fatal surgeries among Black youth, saying the data sheds light on why doctors and hospitals should to do more to confront their own biases.The study,... Read More.