The bomb threat that shut down the entire Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday was eventually determined to be a hoax—but not before officials abruptly sent home students from more than 900 schools.
"I love to shop at Walmart, there's food and games and toys / There's something for my family, for all the girls and boys!"
In 1975 a Broadbeach hotel manager traveled to the US for Spring Break. Graduating high school in Australia would never be the same.
The kids told me about their knockoff designer clothes, their love of trap and hip-hop, and the "laws of the street."
Gang members start as pint-sized "grafters," some as young as 13, earning cash by growing cannabis crops in rented houses.
"For someone my age, climate change is a reality. It's a reality that's already having an impact on my life."
There's enough evidence to say, definitively, that "scared straight" programs don't stop young people from going on to become criminals, and might even be counterproductive. So why are they still in use?
I don't fucks with "baby food." It's called bananas, avocados, yams, berries, peaches, rice and beans, etc. Just take some food, mash it up if you need to, and the baby will eat it.
Anti-youth sentiment is real, and it's informing some terrible political policies.
The viral video of the now-fired South Carolina cop throwing a student to the floor is leading many to question if "school resource officers" are really all that necessary.
A viral video of a cop throwing a black teen to the ground in South Carolina highlights the way black and Latino students are singled out for harsh discipline.
"We once took a screenshot of the desktop, then removed all the desktop items and set that image as the wallpaper. The teacher started freaking out because she couldn't click on anything."
The same network that brought kids Pete and Pete and Doug ran a special featuring Magic Johnson that was one of the era's most compassionate, forward-thinking pieces of TV.
Turns out black kids are five times less likely to opioids when being treated for acute appendicitis.
For starters, they don't buy anyone a drink.
For a growing number of young women, egg-freezing is seen as an opportunity to postpone starting a family in order to focus on their career.
According to a recent report, England is an incredibly miserable place to be a schoolchild, second only to South Korea.
By some measures, new parents are more miserable than people grieving their spouses.
Babies are wild expensive, and as they grow into full-fledged dudes and dudettes with wants and desires and susceptibilities to advertising tactics, they only become more expensive.
Cabbage Patch Kids aren't birthed out of vaginas. Instead, they come from giant, baby-filled trees.
You can't miss something you never had in the first place.
Following a court hearing, the boy is being charged with attempted armed robbery.
If you won't quit for your baby, will you quit for a $50 gift card?
Australia's new Border Protection Act will make it a lot harder to disclose criminal activity within the country's detention centers.