This Sex Offender’s Sentence Is Being Postponed So He Doesn’t Miss School

Former Canadian junior hockey player Connor Neurauter pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
Manisha Krishnan

Minors Can Be Convicted of Child Porn for Sending Nude Selfies, Court Rules

Last week the Washington State Supreme Court upheld the conviction of a minor under a child pornography law. Advocates say that such rulings target the victim, and only worsen the sexual exploitation of children.
Diana Tourjée
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Anthony Weiner Allegedly Sexted a 15-Year-Old High School Student, Too

"He had some rape fantasies," the unnamed teen said.
VICE Staff
Open Water

Young Migrant Is Killed By Train Near Channel Tunnel Entrance In France

The teen is the 11th person to have died near the tunnel entrance since June.
Pierre Longeray

France Suspends Two Soldiers Serving in Burkina Faso Over Allegations of Child Sex Abuse

According to a local police source, the authorities were alerted by the father of a five-year-old girl who was reportedly molested by one of the soldiers.
Pierre Longeray
asia & pacific

Stay of Execution Granted for Pakistani Prisoner Convicted at 14, But His Case Could Be One of Many

Authorities are investigating Shafqat Hussain's case after an international and domestic outcry. But activists say hundreds of juveniles could be on death row as a result of a "broken" system.
Mohammad Zubair Khan and Sally Hayden
Motherboard Blog

Transposed to the Major Key, R.E.M.'s 'Losing My Religion' Gets 'Shiny Happy People-ized'

Would R.E.M. have been so popular in the 90s if they had always sounded this happy?
Austin Considine