Malcolm Gladwell has a theory for why school shootings spread, which he proposes in his latest piece in "The New Yorker," "Thresholds of Violence." Instead of seeing school shootings as isolated incidents, Gladwell offers a helpful analogy.
CLAYVILLE, N.Y. — The pastor of a secretive church in central New York was holding a meeting to address concerns that a teenage congregant wanted to defect when other church members began to beat the teenager in an attack that eventually stretched over 10 hours, a prosecutor said Thursday.
For some teens, a 10-second video or photo of their peer’s breasts or genitalia sent over the mobile app Snapchat obviously means the sender wants to have sex.
But more often than not, says 18-year-old Erin Dixon, it’s just the way teens are “communicating their sexuality.” It’s certainly not an invitation for intercourse.
SANTA ANA, Calif. — A computer science student has pleaded guilty to hacking the computers of Miss Teen USA and other young women, secretly photographing them and threatening to post the pictures online if they didn’t send him more naked photos.
Jared James Abrahams, 19 answered a series of questions from U.S. District Judge James Selna, including an explanation of the crimes that were committed.
Sending teenage offenders to juvenile hall makes them 13 percentage points less likely to finish high school and 22 percentage points more likely to be imprisoned as adults. That's the finding of a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper by Anna Aizer and Joseph Doyle.