teens

Study: 1 in 13 US males reported having sex before age 13

The percentage of boys who start having sex at a young age can vary based on factors such as where they live and their mothers' education level, according to a new study. Yet among those boys, only about half described their first time as something they fully "wanted."

'Five Feet Apart' injects new wrinkle into ill-teen romance

The dying teen/young-adult romance is such a familiar Hollywood genre that websites can devote lists to it. So "Five Feet Apart" -- an earnest story about two teens afflicted with cystic fibrosis -- must be viewed within that context, which offers a solid showcase for its young leads, Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse, while laboring to flesh out a complete movie.

Cut back on screen time in 2019

One of the most important New Year's resolutions every parent should make for 2019 is to ensure everyone in the family spends less time with screens. Since last year, a number of new studies have confirmed that the effects of technology on kids are even worse than many parents feared.

How kids around the world get to school

Back to school season in the United States brings droves of big yellow school buses and crammed carpool lanes, but in other parts of the world, how children commute to class can vary widely.

Young adults say they'll actually vote in midterm election

A majority of adults who will be old enough to vote in 2018 say they are planning to, according to a poll released Wednesday conducted by AP-NORC and MTV. When asked to rate their likelihood on a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being "certain to vote"), 56 percent rated their likelihood at a 6 or above. Thirty-two percent said they were absolutely "certain to vote."