Oct 13, 2016

Two Sydney teens charged with planning Islamic State attack

Two 16-year-old Australian boys arrested in Sydney after each bought a knife were charged on Thursday with planning a terrorist attack on behalf of the extremist Islamic State group, police said. The two were arrested by the federal-state Joint Counter-Terrorism Team in the western ...

U.S. teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

Jan 19, 2015

U.S. teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

Two teenage sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South have been taken into custody in Florida, Kentucky authorities said Sunday. Grayson County Sheriff officials said in a statement that 18-year-old Dalton Hayes and his 13-year-old ...

Dec 31, 2014

Two Boston police officers attacked by teenagers

Two Boston police officers were hospitalized after they were attacked by six teenagers related to a person they were arresting, authorities said Tuesday. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said the officers, a woman and a man, were “pretty banged up” in Monday’s attack but ...

Jul 4, 2014

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after teen killings

Israel deployed extra forces to its border with Gaza on Thursday after continued Palestinian rocket fire and heightened tensions following the suspected revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem. “We are moving and we have moved forces in order to serve defense activities ...

Study to ask: Do mobile phones hurt teen brains?

May 20, 2014

Study to ask: Do mobile phones hurt teen brains?

British researchers are launching the largest study yet to investigate whether using mobile phones and other wireless gadgets might affect children’s brain development. The Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phones project will focus on cognitive functions such as memory and attention, which continue ...

Homemaker, 37, joins girl group AKB48

Apr 17, 2014

Homemaker, 37, joins girl group AKB48

Commercial music juggernaut AKB48 has added a 37-year-old mother of two to the wildly popular all-girl group as it looks to broaden the appeal of its teen-dominated line-up. The collective, whose 90-plus singers and dancers are rotated in and out of the limelight according ...