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Mar 19 2023
5 young people killed in crash on Hutchinson River Parkway
SCARSDALE, N.Y. - Five people were killed Sunday when their SUV went off the road in Scarsdale. A Nissan Rogue left the Hutchinson River Parkway north of the Mamaroneck Road exit around 12:20 a.m., struck a tree and burst into flames. Westchester County Police say four of the victims were male and one was female. They range in age from 8 to 17. Police say a 16-year-old was behind the wheel. ACBS News (Online)
Mar 22 2023
New Zealand spending $4 million to help young people get over their exes
Breaking up is hard to do. In acknowledgment of the fact that “breakups suck,” New Zealand’s government is investing millions of dollars to help “the freshly broken-up” move on from heartbreak. The country’s Ministry of Social Development launched its Love Better campaign on Wednesday, which aims to help young people come to terms with breakups with the long-term objective of preventingFortune
Mar 05 2023
Separate shootings involving young people leave 2 dead, multiple injured
Aereal Gardner, who lives next door said she and her family suddenly heard gunshots and ducked for cover in their own home, Channel 2 reported. “My kids was on the floor. They were scared,” she told the news station. Another neighbor told the station she lives across the street and rushed over to help one of the victims, but it was too late. Earlier the same evening, a 17-year-old boy was shotAtlanta Journal-Constitution
Feb 28 2023
Surgeries, hormone treatments now banned for young transgender people in Mississippi
With Republican legislators, activists and one of the most notable anti-transgender media personalities looking on, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a law that bans gender-affirming care for people under the age of 18. Downstairs, a small group of transgender allies and activists gathered around a cellphone listening to what the state's leader had to say. Rob Hill, state director for HumanThe Clarion-Ledger
Jan 12 2023
Vaccine Expert Says Additional COVID Boosters Not Required For Young, Healthy People
A prominent vaccine expert on Wednesday said it might not be useful to require young and healthy Americans to get additional COVID-19 booster shots.
Dr. Paul A. Offit, an adviser to the Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine panel and professor of pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, said boosters should be saved for older people and those with preexisting healthHuffPost
Feb 22 2023
Most young men are single. Most young women are not.
More than 60 percent of young men are single, nearly twice the rate of unattached young women, signaling a larger breakdown in the social, romantic and sexual life of the American male.
Men in their 20s are more likely than women in their 20s to be romantically uninvolved, sexually dormant, friendless and lonely. They stand at the vanguard of an epidemic of declining marriage,The Hill
Mar 08 2023
Helping Bridge the Gaps Among Young Adults
This piece was originally published on The Fulcrum, which AllSides rates as Center. It was written by Laura Chen, a Co-Founder of Civic Synergy, a political depolarization organization for young adults, and Lake Dodson, who studies Political Science, East Asian Studies, and Global Security at the University of Mississippi. Chen is a recent graduate from the"The Fulcrum" Contributor
Mar 27 2023
Breaking Update: 7 Dead in Christian School Attack, Shooter Was a Young Female
Three children and three adults were killed in a shooting at a private Christian grade school in Nashville on Monday, and the female shooter also died after being shot by police, authorities said. The violence occurred at The Covenant School, a Presbyterian school for about 200 students from preschool through sixth grade. Police said the shooter appeared to be in her teens and was armed withWestern Journal
Mar 26 2023
Virginia woman convicted of killing 2 young daughters in twisted revenge plot
A Virginia woman has been found guilty of murdering her two young daughters in what prosecutors said was a twisted attempt to get revenge on her ex-husband, who planned to move away with one of the girls. Veronica Youngblood, 37, had admitted that she killed her kids, 15-year-old Sharon Castro and 5-year-old Brooklynn Youngblood — but she pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the Aug. 5New York Post (News)
Mar 28 2023
Haunting photo shows young kids in class before Nashville school massacre
A heartbreaking photo has emerged of a group of innocent young children sitting cross-legged in their Nashville classroom just hours before mass shooter Audrey Hale stormed in and unleashed hell on their school. Pediatric surgeon Britney Grayson — who had been been invited to speak to students at The Covenant School on Monday morning about her missionary work in Kenya — shared the hauntingNew York Post (News)