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D.C. Councilmember Will Move to Raise Legal Tobacco-Purchasing Age

D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie is looking to add the District to the growing list of cities where you must be 21 or older to purchase cigarettes.

11/04/2013

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Poll: Youth Online Abuse Falling But Prevalent

More young people are reaching out to family members after being harassed or taunted online, and it’s helping. At least a little.

10/24/2013

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Study: 15 Percent Of US Youth Not Working Or In School

Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday.

10/21/2013

People gather at the Reflecting Pool to listen to speakers during the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Youth See March Anniversary As Chance To Lead

Mary-Pat Hector of Atlanta was operating much like a 1960s civil rights activist as she laid plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. She was constantly on the phone as she confirmed event details, tweaked the draft of the speech she gave at Saturday’s rally at the Lincoln Memorial and prepared for a presentation.

08/26/2013

Michelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady's willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Shines New Light On Gun Violence Among Youth

Michelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady’s willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term.

07/22/2013

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To Parents, Youth Sports An ‘Athletic Arms Race’

Shawn Worthy admits he’s a competitive guy — and a competitive parent, sometimes.

11/22/2012

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Study: African-American Youth Exposed To More Alcohol Ads

Researchers have discovered that African-American juveniles are exposed to higher volumes of advertising for alcoholic beverages than those in other racial and age demographics.

09/29/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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