A Freedom of Information Report revealed that in Western Australia, children as young as 12 are being held in adult prison cells.
For many young Ukrainians, disheartened by the country's lack of post-revolution progress, leaving is not a difficult choice.
Adventurer and photographer Mike Ranta spent five months riding freight trains through the American West and documenting what he saw.
A new study is expected to result in further cutbacks to the state's juvenile detention facilities, and could even spur lawmakers to abandon their reliance on the system entirely.
The good news is they're reversing the effects of aging. The bad news is you haven't got enough savings to live to 100.
The Netherlands is the latest European country to launch a hotline aimed at talking Muslims in immigrant communities out of becoming jihadists, but it's not clear how effective these programs are.
For those skins who repent—who repudiate their white-power ideals—achieving any sort of atonement is a lengthy journey.
Watch the full-length video in which we meet the UK's Army Cadet Force to find out if giving a 12-year-old a gun can ever be a good thing.
Can giving a twelve-year-old a gun be a good thing? We meet the UK's Army Cadet Force to find out.
Nov 11, 2014
Past mistakes shouldn't make it impossible to pursue an education.
We talked to scientists at the world's first International Energy Drinks Conference.
What if I were to tell you that—surprise!—you're actually the parent of a teenager? I bet you'd want to know exactly what's going on in his or her life.
It's 1962, and mother wants me to learn humility. So she takes me away from afternoon cartoons to deliver care packages from the church to families experiencing hardship.
Being – with your bowel movements is one thing, but when an autistic kid gets caught in the crossfire, you know we're in trouble.
As someone who writes a weekly column dedicated to Americans between the ages of 13 and 19, people think I consider myself some sort of teen expert. But a real one offers some fresh perspective on whether the kids are going to be alright.
In the last year UK BikeLife culture—where young scooter riders upload videos of themselves wheelie-ing down highways and through industrial estates—has exploded, with the scene's leaders picking up thousands of YouTube and Instagram followers in the proc…
A summer filled with police violence has inspired a student from America's most segregated city to confront modern racism.
Frustrated with Democratic "bullying" that inevitably steers young, gay, minority, and creative types toward their rival in a state where recreational pot use is now legal, the local GOP is stepping up its appeal to the kids.
Oakland is a hotbed of gang violence, poverty, drug abuse, and mental illness. A CDC study says that roughly one-third of inner-city children suffer from a form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a local news station colloquially called "Hood disease."
Crystal is picked up for shoplifting after disappearing for almost a week—and has left her mother on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, Cortez prepares to head downstate to visit his father, who is serving a life sentence in prison for murder…
Crystal runs away from home leaving her mother to fear for the worst. Augustine visits the doctor to discuss a potentially life-threatening surgery to fix a deformation in his face, but makes progress back at school dealing with his anger issues brought o…
Minus 18 is an organisation that provides support and holds events for LGBT teenagers. Like everything involving school kids, the formal is one of the biggest events of the year for them.
VICE News's Alex Miller is on the ground at Caracas's Altamira Square as protesters hit the streets.
If you believe recent headlines, Australian youth are booze-fuelled little turds prone to acts of violence. The reality is that Australians are consuming less alcohol per capita today than in the beer-swilling 70s and 80s.