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More girls in the U.S. are remaining virgins until their late teens and into their 20s, with the biggest rates of decline in sexual activity seen among African-Americans and Hispanics, the CDC says.

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    Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
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    A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
  • Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April
    The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
  • Israel charges chief suspect in W.Bank teens' kidnap - Yahoo! News
    The Israeli army destroyed the homes of the latter two on July 1, a day after the teens' bodies were found, Palestinian witnesses said.
    09/4/2014 - 1:15 pm | View Link
  • Raw: Teens Attack Detention Center Guards - USA Today
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    09/4/2014 - 7:05 am | View Link
  • ​Alcohol, marijuana bad for teens in different ways - CBS News
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    09/3/2014 - 8:44 am | View Link
  • Teens suspects face various charges - Glendale News Press
    Teens suspects face various charges - Burbank Leader
    09/3/2014 - 7:19 am | View Link
  • Teens' fatal crash: Witness heard cries to 'slow down' - USA Today
    Teens' fatal crash: Witness heard cries to 'slow down' - Shreveport Times
    09/3/2014 - 6:24 am | View Link
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  • Syracuse police say group of teens try to rob man at gunpoint
    Syracuse (WSYR-TV) Three Syracuse teens have been arrested, after police say they tried to rob a man at gunpoint. Two 16-year-olds and a 14-year-old have been charged with attempted armed robbery, a felony. Syracuse Police say it happened in the 600 block ...
    09/14/2014 - 2:17 am | View Link
  • Syracuse teens used gun in attempted robbery on Burnet Ave. Saturday night, police say
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Three teenagers were arrested Saturday night in connection with an attempted robbery on Burnet Avenue, police said. Sgt. Gary Bulinski provided the following account: A group of about five teenagers approached a 20-year-old man on the 600 ...
    09/14/2014 - 1:37 am | View Link
  • Back to (driving) school: More crashes for teens that skip driver education
    Although vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, fewer new drivers are participating in what used to be considered a rite of passage — driver education. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals teens that skip ...
    09/14/2014 - 1:01 am | View Link
  • 61102: Rockford man hopes to change his community, help Hispanic teens
    ROCKFORD — Antonio Ramirez Jr. remembers being a teenager in Rockford. Lacking direction and mentors who could set him straight resulted in a general sense of malaise and a longing to escape. “I was like a lot of kids. I would say, ‘I’m leaving ...
    09/13/2014 - 11:32 pm | View Link
  • How One Guy Used YouTube To Get Thousands Of Teens To Donate $75,000 To Charity
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    09/13/2014 - 9:53 pm | View Link
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  • Events
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    09/13/2014 - 7:36 am | View Link
  • The Cool Spot
    The young teen's place for information on alcohol and resisting peer pressure. Resources, information, and support on alcohol use and abuse among teenagers.
    09/13/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • 5 tips for buying your teens first car | Bankrate.com
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    09/13/2014 - 5:13 am | View Link
  • FBI Probes Missouri Teen's Shooting
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    09/12/2014 - 11:44 pm | View Link
  • Hero driver rams OWN pickup truck into teen's speeding car ...
    SYRACUSE, Utah (FOX13) -- A 14-year-old boy took his grandfather's car on a joyride, leading police on a high-speed chase that imperiled children in a park ...
    09/12/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
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