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U.S. 'affluenza' teen faces Mexico deportation soon

- A US teenager known for using an "affluenza" defense in a deadly Texas drunk-driving accident could soon be deported from Mexico after dropping an appeal, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Mother of US 'affluenza' teen arrives back in US

Washington - A Texas woman accused of helping her teenage son flee the US in violation of his probation for killing four people while driving drunk arrived back in the US Thursday after being deported from Mexico, news reports said.

U.S. 'affluenza' teen wins Mexico deportation delay

- A fugitive US teenager on Wednesday won a three-day delay from deportation from Mexico where he was detained weeks after fleeing probation imposed for a deadly drunk-driving crash in Texas.

US 'affluenza' teen detained in Mexico

Guadalajara - A notorious Texas teenager has been detained in Mexico with his mother, weeks after holding a "going-away party" and fleeing probation imposed for a deadly drunk-driving crash, officials said Tuesday.

The street drug wreaking havoc in South African townships

- More than two decades after the end of apartheid, South Africa's youth hoped to be reaping the benefits of the country's fresh start, but a potent drug is taking a heavy toll on the most vulnerable.

Fed up and angry, Generation Oslo leads Palestinian unrest

Ramallah - An 18-year-old Palestinian, his face covered with a black-and-white keffiyeh, is fed up with talk about negotiations.

'Alexis betrayed us': Young Greeks turn their backs on Syriza

Atenas - Greece's radical-left Syriza party channelled the anger and hope of a generation when it swept to power in January -- but winning young voters over again in Sunday's elections will not be so easy.

Pope signs up for World Youth Day using iPad

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Sunday became the first person registered for next year's World Youth Day festivities, using an iPad to sign up while addressing thousands of pilgrims and tourists in Saint Peter's Square.

Young Hong Kongers seek new path in democracy battle

Hong Kong - With the defeat this week of the Beijing-backed political reform plan they slammed as "fake democracy", Hong Kong's young protesters are questioning how to take their fight forward as the gulf between them and mainland China widens.

Disengaged or disillusioned: Millions opt out of UK vote

Manchester - Inside the Paradise Mini-Mart, older residents of Manchester's notorious Moss Side district are taking a young man to task for his refusal to vote in next month's British election.

Youthful passion fuels 'Madama Butterfly' Special

Toronto - Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” has been accused of racism, misogyny, and gross stereotyping. But at its heart, the opera is really about the passion of youth, and the consequences of choice.

Op-Ed: National service program: Better than today's Executive Action Special

President Obama has signed an Executive Action, allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the United States with their parents prior to age 16, to serve in U.S. military forces.

A tale of two forums on the future of Europe Special

Athens - Two drastically different forums focused on young people took place in the last two weeks, showing the deep divide over the role the new generation should have in bringing about change in Europe.

Myanmar opposition youth seek louder voice

Yangon - Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar opposition party faced calls to inject new blood into its ageing top ranks as it opened a landmark conference Saturday dedicated to its youth wing.

Concussions and youth sports Special

Suffering from a concussion can occur in any sport, and at all levels of play. The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions occur in sports and recreational activities each year.

Youth water education flows through Ontario this summer Special

Toronto - The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is supporting the Children’s Water Education Council (CWEC), by participating at various Children’s Water Festivals this summer.

South Africa's 'born-frees' cast first ballots

Soweto - Nervous but excited, South Africa's "born-free" generation voted for the first time on Wednesday, with many still expressing a deep gratitude to the ruling African National Congress for leading the struggle against apartheid.

Op-Ed: Pope John Paul II's canonization and rainbows that circle the sun

Pope Francis has declared Pope John Paul II a Roman Catholic Saint. Having been a local witness to this event, I recalled seeing Pope John Paul II in action when I was a youth participant of the 1993 8th World Youth Day in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Argentina weighs plastic surgery ban for minors

Buenos Aires - Lawmakers in Argentina are considering a bill that would ban plastic surgery for patients under the age of 18.The measure aims to stem the popularity of cosmetic surgery among Argentina's youth, in a beauty-obsessed nation where the popularity of such ...

New video game tries to combat cyberbullying

A new simulation video game from Pixelberry Studios is teaming up with The Cybersmile Foundation to battle many issues a typical high school student goes through, including bullying.

Op-Ed: Banning fun — Tyranny on the rise in schools

A Long Island middle school has taken away virtually all playground equipment, banning "anything that might hurt someone."

Emerging tobacco products gaining popularity among youth

Emerging tobacco products like e-cigarettes and hookahs are gaining popularity among U.S. middle- and high-school students, according to a report from the CDC.

ACLU campaigns against putting children in solitary confinement

The American Civil Liberties Union has launched an online campaign to end solitary confinement for children. The petition addresses Attorney General Eric Holder.

Video: Holocaust survivor's inspiring message for young Germans

Newark - Ninety-year-old Emery Jacoby was taken to a concentration camp at the age of 20. Both his sisters also survived, but their parents were never seen again. He sent an inspiring message to young Germans, in the hope that such events will never be repeated.

Snake charmer tribal youths fish for a better living in India Special

Chennai - They used to be snake charmers, until the government made it illegal. However, instead of crying over a lost livelihood, youths of the primitive tribe Irular in southern India are turning entrepreneurs, catching and breeding clams and .fish

Decline in cancer deaths among young people

Cancer deaths among young people in the U.K. have fallen in last 30 years, according to a new study from the charity Cancer Research U.K.

New electrocardiogram device designed for athletic youth

Cardea Associates recently announced the development of an FDA-approved electrocardiogram device designed specifically for the young athlete, a potentially important step in the reduction of heart attacks among young sports enthusiasts.

Study says it's safe to Taser teens

Wake Forest - A new US study has found that teenagers who are Tasered, don't appear to be at any higher risk of injury than adults. Researchers examined data from "real life" altercations between youth and police.

Palestinian youth protest rising prices in West Bank

Ramallah - Palestinian youth have taken to the streets of Ramallah and across the West Bank, to protest rising prices. They carried signs and shouted slogans against the government of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.

Op-Ed: Young, educated, and underemployed

You’ve just graduated with a bachelor’s degree. You work full-time at Starbucks to pay off your student loans, while you search for jobs in your discipline on the side. Months later, you find yourself back where you first started.
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