In a letter, Congress writes that TikTok has failed to "adequately police" content including sex- and drug-related videos and COVID-19 misinformation.
97% of US teens hospitalized with COVID-19 were unvaccinated in the cases the CDC studied for its analysis.
"As some shortages remain in the labor market, teens are able to come in and have a little more bargaining power," economist Luke Pardue said.
New CDC data reveals hospital visits for suspected suicide attempts increased for teens throughout the pandemic. Girls were most impacted in 2021.
Police are investigating the June 1 killing of 18-year-old Kennedy Hobbs at a gas station in Jackson, Mississippi.
As well as vaccinating kids, the US must donate COVID-19 shots to countries that are yet to vaccinate the most vulnerable people, experts said.
Skylar Mack arrived home last week after spending 32 days in a Cayman Islands prison. The 18-year-old was sentenced to two months in prison after breaking the island’s required 14-day COVID-19 quarantine. Skylar Mack told “Good Morning America” that she made a “selfish” decision, and that the blowback against her […]
Skylar Mack, an 18-year-old college student from Georgia who was imprisoned after breaking the strict 14-day quarantine rule in the Cayman Islands, has received a reduced sentence. The Cayman Islands court heard her appeal on December 22 and lowered her sentence from four months to two months. Skylar Mack arrived […]
The police in Colorado have made an arrest that local media says was connected to the fatal shooting of a teen babysitter in a town north of Denver. The babysitter, who was believed to have tried to prevent the man from stealing a truck, was discovered dead by the mother […]
A fifteen-year-old undocumented girl who has lived in the US since she was an infant faces deportation following a hospital arrest, CBS News reported. While travelling from Edinburg to San Antonio, Texas, the teen and her aunt did not have the appropriate documents to pass by a Customs and Border […]
Students in a Georgia high school stated they faced consequences for sharing photos of hallways packed with unmasked students on social media. Hannah Watters, a student at the North Paulding High School, told CNN she was suspended because posting the photo violated the school’s code of conduct. Watters told CNN […]
A 13-year-old California teen died with symptoms of coronavirus last Thursday after he tested negative for the virus,CBS affiliate KCBS-TV reported. The family told KCBS-TV that the teenager seemed to recover from his symptoms before he died in his bedroom, self-isolating from his family. An autopsy will determine whether Cheng […]
These best-selling authors were published when they were still teenagers. S.E. Hinton published her seminal novel, “The Outsiders,” when she was 18. Kody Keplinger worked on her debut novel, “The Duff,” when she was still in high school. Visit Insider’s home page for more stories. Sometimes success comes early in […]
There are lot of great movies that are about or set in a high school. If you’re in the mood for some classics, try watching films like “American Pie” (1999), “Clueless” (1995), and “The Breakfast Club” (1985). If you want something with humour, watch “17 Again” (2009), “Superbad” (2007), or […]
A New York teen has amassed more than 40,000 signatures on a petition to move the Super Bowl to Saturdays. Frankie Ruggeri wants the change so more kids (and adults) can stay up late without consequences come Monday. Fans have asked for this for a long time. NFL Commissioner Roger […]
A small study found that brain scans of obese teenagers showed signs of damage to the areas of the brain linked to emotion and reward. It’s not clear whether obesity causes the brain damage or vice versa, but researchers believe that it’s related to the disruption of hormones like leptin […]
Life360 is a popular location-sharing app often used by parents that’s listed as the No. 5 social networking app in the App Store. Some enterprising teens have figured out how to hide their locations from their parents within the app, and they share their methods on TikTok. Other teens, though, […]
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