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Who Will Save the Savior Sibling?

Maura Dickey | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics
Maura Dickey

If we are going to treat children as if they are merely made of harvestable parts, then we should also establish legal standards that provide an independent advocate for the savior sibling.

Energy Drink Ads Still Reach Young Kids

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Two very different studies crossed my desk this week and, when read together, they point to a disturbing problem.

Border Problem, Beltway Crisis

Mark Hetfield | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Mark Hetfield

The children at the border are only a symptom of a crisis of extreme violence in Central America and a crisis inside the Beltway caused by a dysfunctional Congress that misses opportunity after opportunity to fix our broken immigration laws. This is a life and death issue.

NRA Petitions Supreme Court On Gun Law

Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

In a Monday court filing, the National Rifle Association asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a 1968 law that prevents licensed gun dealers fro...

NRA Makes Outrageous Appeal

Salon | Jillian Rayfield | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association is asking the Supreme Court to overturn a federal law that prevents federally licensed gun owners from selling handguns... Lets Young People Get Political

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: By: Ashley Williams With election day upon us, some young people aren’t taking advantage of the chance the...

A Silwan Story: Palestinian Child Arrested, Abused by Israeli Authorities and Barred From Finishing 9th Grade

Moriel Rothman-Zecher | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Are the arrests in Silwan aimed at remedying the violence present among many youth living in Israeli controlled territory, or are they part of a larger strategy to frighten the Palestinian population of Silwan in particular and East Jerusalem in general into submission?

Online Predator Sentenced For Bullying Girl Into Porn

Posted 02.06.2012 | Crime

A convicted Danish sex predator who emotionally tortured an 11-year-old Missouri girl and released naked videos of her on the Internet will probably s...

What Are College Minors Good For?

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

Taking on a college minor can be an extremely productive way to fill up open spaces in your schedule. A minor can look great on your resume, and can put you ahead of competitors.

Selling Those Helicopter Ambulances in Texas

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christine Negroni

Only when schools and summer camps realize their deal with air transport companies could result in an athlete joining the grim accident statistics will they close the door to opportunistic sales people.

Supreme Court Video Game Case: SCOTUS To Decide If California Can Regulate Games

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will decide whether free speech rights are more important than helping parents keep violent material away from ch...

Not 21 yet? No more credit cards for you starting Feb. 22

Patrice Peyret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patrice Peyret

My college-aged son had no idea, so you might not either: on February 22, 2010, you can't get a credit card if you're under 21 unless an adult co-sign...

Mr. Berlusconi, Why You Don't Answer the Press?

Laura Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Kiss

It does not matter if the president is a womanizer or if he humiliates his wife, what counts is that our president speaks the truth in front of the nation.

Lotto Tix? For Kids, Nix!

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Tepper Marlin

I hadn't thought about it much before, but it makes a huge amount of sense: Don't give lottery tickets to children. That's what the National Council on Problem Gambling is telling parents and doting relatives.